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Mayweather-McGregor: Twitter Crowns Illegal Live-Streamers the Real Champs

The rest of us paid about $100 for the pay-per-view event

Floyd “Money” Mayweather Jr. stopped Conor McGregor Saturday in the 10th round of their much-hyped superfight, though both combatants were winners in terms of paydays.

Also making many millions on the bout were Showtime and cable carriers, as the pay-per-view event was expected to (and surely did) shatter revenue records. But not everyone who watched the match ponied up for a ticket or a PPV — there were tons of illegal live streams shared on various social media platforms.

That fact made frugal users on Twitter delighted to have seen “Money” without spending any.

Read a sample of those grateful for the illegal freebie:

https://twitter.com/javorus_moore/status/901677094165499904

https://twitter.com/iiswhoiisking/status/901676223922704384

https://twitter.com/_MynggaSoWHITE/status/901673328301273090

https://twitter.com/jagannnnnn/status/901671347419525120