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B-Town glued to Mayweather-Pacquiao fight


Mumbai: The much hyped boxing match between Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao proved out be a nail biting bout for viewers, including Bollywood stars like Amitabh Bachchan and Shah Rukh Khan.

Mayweather was declared the winner at Las Vegas on Saturday night and Bollywood celebrities took to Twitter to share their views.

Here is what they had to say:

Amitabh Bachchan: Mayweather v Manny boxing bout, a gout .. too much shout about .. no clout .. any doubt???

Shah Rukh Khan: Money Fights Money. Pacquiao & Mayweather. Been yrs since such excitement for a fight maybe Tyson v Holyfield. Early Sunday totally worth it.

Anil Kapoor: What a fight! But Pac is almost there.

Pritish Nandy: The #PacquiaoMayweather faceoff, a let down. Wish Pacquiao had won. He thought he had won too. But umpires are umpires. And Vegas is Vegas.

Sonakshi Sinha: Was on “moneys” side be4 the match but winning doesnt always make u a winner. Manny – RESPECT. #FightOfTheCentury #maypac #Pacman

Shahid Kapoor: Manny fought may weather just moved around for me manny is the winner.

Varun Dhawan: #MoneyMayweather u may hate the arrogance but love the attitude #thuglife. Watta fight but respect to the #Pacman.

Nimrat Kaur: #Mayweather be the man!!!#Pacquiao was brilliant though !#FightOfTheCentury what a rush !!! Also so cool to see Graff-Agassi in the crowd.

Rahul Bose: So Mayweather wasn’t flashy enough and Pacquiao didn’t take enough risks. It was still v good boxing. #MayPac.

Esha Gupta: Manny Pac is still the true champion for me.

Rannvijay Singha: And the greatest fighter of our generation is… Floyd ‘Money’ Mayweather.. Great fight #Pacman!!

Atul Kasbekar: #Mayweather boxes like #Mourinho does football Knows how to win against diff opposition Takes home trophy That’s all that eventually matters.