The big-screen tribute to the late Queen Elizabeth II in Las Vegas was fulfilled by a loud chorus of boos from fight supporters in attendance at UFC 279 on Saturday evening.
The uk, and much of the world, has been around mourning following the death of the monarch on Thursday.
But there was small love being shown for her in Sin City, where the view of her face immediately sparked a volley associated with angry booing – and laughter from people hearing the jeers.
It is unclear what motivated the crowd’s ire in order to towards the late monarch, although UFC fights are known for getting rowdy. The Queen certainly not publicly spoke out about UFC, but was known to take pleasure in betting on horses, and also enjoying testosterone-fueled pursuits such as deer stalking and complaint shooting.
Ahead of the main card of ULTIMATE FIGHTER CHAMPIONSHIPS 279, a picture of the Full was put up on the major screen inside the arena, with her date of delivery and death below, while an announcer read the girl name out to the masses in attendance.