By 90Min
August 27, 2017

Despite taking place in the early hours of the morning for those in the United Kingdom, the highly anticipated boxing bout between undefeated Floyd Mayweather and UFC's Conor McGregor was viewed by many.

As fellow professional sportsmen, footballers were keen to publicise their excitement ahead of the big fight...

I'm up ! Come on @thenotoriousmma

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Following ten rounds of gruelling boxing, Floyd Mayweather emerged victorious to retire from the sport with a 50-0 record. Yet, the majority of tributes from footballers poured in for the Irish MMA fighter...

Of course, being Twitter and all, there were a few funnies too...

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