Fans buzz about Floyd Mayweather's face-hiding ski mask, Conor McGregor's dapper baby, and that endless wait for the main event.
Saturday's boxing match between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and UFC champion Conor McGregor was a meetup many fans thought would never happen. The result -- Mayweather won by TKO in the tenth round -- didn't surprise many, but there were plenty of entertaining sidebars on the way to Mayweather's victory.
Once the fight was over, there were plenty of jokes about the result.
Mayweather's facial wear approaching the ring was creative, to say the least.
While the undercard began at 6 p.m. PT, the main event was why most fans tuned in, and it was a long time coming for some fans.
Before the main event, Baltimore fighter Gervonta Davis, fighting Francisco Fonseca, entertained social media with his unusual choice of headgear, a fuzzy blue hood.
McGregor's son Conor Jack is just 3 months old, but he looks mighty dapper in the three-piece suit and shades he wore when his dad proudly showed him off a few days before the fight.
We're not linking to any of them, but plenty of people promised money to those who'd retweet their fight-related tweets, with many showing photos of (presumably fake) large PayPal balances. Really, people still think a retweet is going to earn them cold cash? Don't bet on it.
No family-friendly way to put this, but McGregor was packing more than a punch in his underwear at the weigh-in, and fans noticed.
Even stock-photo people are excited about the matchup.
First published Aug. 27, 7:02 p.m. PT.
Update, 10:18 p.m. PT: Adds reaction to Mayweather win.
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