Followers at UFC 279 booed a tribute to Queen Elizabeth II on Saturday (10 September), earlier than chanting “USA” because the battle card obtained below manner in Las Vegas.
The UFC pay-per-view, going down on the T-Cell Enviornment, started with a short tribute to the Queen, who died on Thursday (8 September).
A second of remembrance additionally started, however many followers within the 18,000-capacity venue reacted by booing and chanting “USA”, as reported by Adam Hill of Las Vegas Evaluate 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 on the age of 96 on Thursday and has been succeeded by her son Charles III as Britain’s monarch.
Many sporting occasions in Britain had been cancelled over the weekend of 10 and 11 September, together with Premier League soccer matches.