Mayweather victory draws mixed reaction on social media


Posted at Aug 27 2017 03:00 PM | Updated as of Aug 27 2017 05:45 PM

In the end, it doesn't matter which fighter fans rooted for. Ultimately, what counts for Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Conor McGregor is they pulled in a massive audience to their showdown on Saturday. Joe Camporeale USA TODAY Sports, Reuters

Several international and local celebrities tuned in to the junior-middleweight showdown between American boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. and MMA champion Conor McGregor in Las Vegas on Saturday (Sunday morning, Manila).

The fight saw Mayweather win via a 10th-round technical knockout over McGregor, cementing his legacy as one of boxing's all-time greats. It was McGregor's professional boxing debut.

While others celebrated the American’s boxer’s victory, there were also some who weren’t happy about it.

Below are some reactions:

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