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Everybody Is Comparing This Picture Of McGregor And Mayweather To Titanic

by : Francesca Donovan on : 27 Aug 2017 07:46
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There was no love lost between Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor in the Las Vegas ring last night… or so you might’ve thought.

Money was made – still undefeated with an impressive 50 bout stretch after the ref called it in the tenth – and, inevitably, so were the memes.

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So it’s only fitting Mac and Mayweather took their chance on the pay-per-view screen to replicate a little slice of romantic movie history.

One still has captured the hearts and imaginations of Boxing and UFC fans on Twitter – as well as a few of Leonardo Di Caprio – and the comparisons are hilarious.

Just check out those side-by-sides:

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The tensions between the two professional athletes has been palpable for months, with both waging verbal warfare on each other.

Things reached a head when Twitter spotted Conor’s rousing appearance at the weigh-in which many felt indicated just how excited the Irish UFC champ was about the superfight.

So much so, this modern day prophet even predicted the throwback months ago:

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Even 50 Cent got involved:

What the fuck is going on. ? ok Floyd just knock this fool out. #50centralbet

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Although Mayweather has officially announced his retirement from professional boxing, there’s one thing for sure…

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His heart will go on.

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Francesca Donovan

A former emo kid who talks too much about 8Chan meme culture, the Kardashian Klan, and how her smartphone is probably killing her. Francesca is a Cardiff University Journalism Masters grad who has done words for BBC, ELLE, The Debrief, DAZED, an art magazine you've never heard of and a feminist zine which never went to print.

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