Although he suffered defeat in his professional boxing debut, Conor McGregor just went nearly 10 full rounds with the greatest boxer of this generation, Floyd Mayweather Jr., and he even won a couple of a rounds on the judges scorecards to boot.
McGregor’s fellow UFC roster mates came out in full support on social media following the fight. Take a look at how they showed respect for one of their own below.
— Daniel Cormier (@dc_mma) August 27, 2017
@TheNotoriousMMA Nothing but respect. You have elevated this sport and all fighters. Congrats on your success!
— Chase Sherman (@ChaseShermanUFC) August 27, 2017
— Max Holloway (@BlessedMMA) August 27, 2017
Money well earned @thenotoriousmma respect.
— Luke Rockhold (@LukeRockhold) August 27, 2017
Who said mma fighters can't box? Hats off to both warriors for the entertaining fight!! 💯✌🏽
— Cody Garbrandt (@Cody_Nolove) August 27, 2017
Best Mayweather fight in a loooooong time 👏🏽 #McGregorMayweather
— Cub Swanson (@CubSwanson) August 27, 2017
Tonight was not Jordan or Tebow playing baseball, Brock Lesnar playing football. Conor crossed over from MMA & hung with one of the GOAT's
— Ian McCall (@Unclecreepymma) August 27, 2017
— Joseph Benavidez (@JoeJitsu) August 27, 2017
@TheNotoriousMMA did his thing tonight he represented our sport like a G!
— Demetrious Johnson (@MightyMouseUFC) August 27, 2017
— Eddie Alvarez (@Ealvarezfight) August 27, 2017
It should be noted that not everyone was as respectful.
— Jose Aldo Junior (@josealdojunior) August 27, 2017