Followers at UFC 279 booed a tribute to Queen Elizabeth II on Saturday (10 September), earlier than chanting “USA” because the struggle card obtained below approach in Las Vegas.
The UFC pay-per-view, taking place at the T-Mobile Arena, started with a quick tribute to the Queen, who died on Thursday (8 September).
A moment of remembrance also began, however many followers within the 18,000-capacity venue reacted by booing and chanting “USA”, as reported by Adam Hill of Las Vegas Evaluation Journal and as was famous by quite a few UFC 279 viewers on Twitter.
“UFC PPV begins off with a second of silence in remembrance of Queen Elizabeth, which is met with boos after which a USA chant,” Hill tweeted.
The Queen died at the age of 96 on Thursday and has been succeeded by her son Charles III as Britain’s monarch.
Many sporting events in Britain were cancelled over the weekend of 10 and 11 September, including Premier League football matches.