The match happened last Saturday, May 2 (May 3 in Singapore) at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Tweets worldwide about the #MayPac fight were seen 2.7 billion times on Twitter & across the web from 8 pm ET on 5/2 until 3 am ET on 5/3.
Following Mayweather’s victory over Pacquiao, Twitter was abuzz with an outpouring of support for Pacquiao. One thing is clear - while Mayweather may have taken home the title, Pacquiao remains the champion in the hearts of many. See below for more Twitter data, a global heat map, and top Tweets cheering on Manny as the People’s Champ.
Total Tweet Impressions: Tweets worldwide about the @FloydMayweather v. @MannyPacquiao fight were seen 2.7 billion times on Twitter & across the web from 8 pm ET on 5/2 until 3 am ET on 5/3.
|Twitter Heat Map|
Tweet Peaks: These were the most Tweeted about moments during the live #MayPac boxing match:
1. End of fight: Mayweather defeats Pacquiao 116-112.
2. Mayweather post-fight interview.
3. Pacquiao post-fight interview.
4. Round 12 comes to an end.
5. Pacquiao lands a flurry of punches as Round 4 comes to an end.
Twitter Heat Map: Watch the world react to the live #MayPac boxing match:
Embeddable heat map: https://team.cartodb.com/u/marias/viz/4491b23e-f15c-11e4-8c0c-0e0c41326911/embed_map
Twitter Reverb Chart: There were 3.4 million mentions of @FloydMayweather vs 1.6 million mentions of @MannyPacquiao during the live fight:
|#MayPac Twitter Trend|
Pinoys show support for Manny after the match:
Brands in the Philippines cheering on Manny:
VIT Tweets in the Philippines cheering on Manny:
VIT Tweets from around the world showing support for Manny:
https://twitter.com/NiallOfficial/status/594622712967987201 (Niall from One Direction)
https://twitter.com/jimmykimmel/status/594732648481693696 (Jimmy Kimmel)
https://twitter.com/elliegoulding/status/594727048008081408 (Ellie Goulding)
https://twitter.com/chachigonzales/status/594726735649738752 (Chachi Gonzales)
https://twitter.com/WayneRooney/status/594639310013538304 (Wayne Rooney)
Top 3 Most Retweeted Tweets from @MannyPacquiao:
https://twitter.com/MannyPacquiao/status/557628971462848512 (153,797 RTs)
https://twitter.com/MannyPacquiao/status/594713959908773888 (78,626 RTs)
https://twitter.com/MannyPacquiao/status/544882843382341632 (47,244 RTs)
What can you say about the #MayPac Twitter hashtag and Manny Pacquiao as the People’s Champ?