Monday 22 January 2018

Fans who stayed up for Mayweather v McGregor were made to wait just a little bit longer

Was it ever likely to start on time?

Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather
Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather

By Max McLean

One of the most anticipated fights in history was never likely to start on time, was it?

Conor McGregor v Floyd Mayweather had experienced a huge build up, and while it was the headline act on the night, there were other fights on the undercard to get through.

That much was to be expected, but then an unexpected delay occurred due to high demand.

And not everybody was happy with their choice to wake up for the bout.

Despite that delay however, the anticipation remained as the fight eventually drew near.

And social media demonstrated that many who had awoken or stayed awake for the bout were excited enough not to care too much about waiting a few more minutes.

I'm up ! Come on @thenotoriousmma

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Was it worth the wait?

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