Twitter reacts: Mayweather vs McGregor
Frank Monkhouse | 25 June 2017
Social media’s take on boxing vs UFC
Sporting great Floyd Mayweather Jnr told fans over the weekend that he agreed to meet UFC star Conor McGregor in the ring because it was the fight the world wanted to see.
Coming out of retirement in an attempt to win bout number 50, and pass Rocky Marciano’s unbeaten record in the process, Pretty Boy Floyd, or The Best Ever as he likes to call himself, will face-off vs McGregor in Las Vegas on 26th August under boxing rules over 12 rounds.
Despite rumours flying around that this one was going to happen, the official announcement sent shockwaves through sport, and Twitter has been hilarious ever since. We give you a taste of the reactions with our five favourite Mayweather vs McGregor tweets.
THE FIGHT IS ON. pic.twitter.com/KhW0u3jRft
— Conor McGregor (@TheNotoriousMMA) June 14, 2017
Mayweather and McGregor after signing the contract pic.twitter.com/i6cumYOKum
— Coral (@Coral) June 15, 2017
— UFC Insiders (@UFCInsiders) June 18, 2017
Mcgregor fans when they see Mayweather vs McGregor has been confirmed for the the 26th of August in Las Vegas pic.twitter.com/lD5l0LH0SH
— BenchWarmers (@BeWarmers) June 14, 2017
— Becky Phillips (@Beckyphillips8) March 4, 2017