Mikey Garcia is one of the best professional boxers on the planet, but the 32-year-old from Oxnard still ended up losing his epic bout against technology on Saturday night when the fighter tried to purchase UFC 251: Usman vs. Masvidal on ESPN+ pay-per-view.
Judging by his social media posts, Garcia’s riveting battle lasted around 45 minutes.
Garcia posted, “why the F they make it so difficult to watch the fights!? like download this choose password subscribe here sign in create password like wtf”
Nine minutes passed, but Garcia still hadn’t had any luck buying one of the biggest and best fight cards of the year.
“F u technology smh,” Garcia posted.
No One Could Help Garcia Turn the Tide
No one could help Garcia turn the tide..
About 12 minutes more went by, and Garcia revealed he wasn’t alone in his endeavor to purchase UFC 251.
Garcia, a four-division world boxing champ who hopes to face all-time great boxing legend Manny Pacquiao in his next bout, had enlisted the help of people both online and in person.
None of that worked.
Garcia posted, “me and friends must me old af or dumb af. none can figure how to watch fights.”
Garcia kept working at it anyway though. In fact, after over half an hour passed by with no word of what was going on, some of his followers probably thought the champ had finally sorted everything out.
But that’s not what happened.
Because Garcia soon posted, “aright i give up F you smh.”
And that was it for Garcia, who ultimately decided to throw in the towel on buying UFC 251.
Garcia posted, “update me guys.”
The champ ended up just watching a movie.
Garcia (40-1, 30 KOs) has already won world titles at 126, 130, 135 and 140. His lone loss came at 147 against undefeated welterweight champ Errol Spence, but Garcia still plans to pursue a world title in his new weight class.
But one thing the stalwart fighter won’t be doing?
Well, it sure looks like he won’t be watching any upcoming UFC pay-per-view fights anytime soon.
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UFC 251: Usman vs. Masvidal Results
Below are the results of UFC 251: Masvidal vs. Usman.
Kamaru Usman def. Jorge Masvidal via unanimous decision (50-45, 50-45, 49-46).
Alexander Volkanovski def. Max Holloway via split decision (48-47, 47-48, 48-47).
Petr Yan def. Jose Aldo via TKO at 3:24 of Rd. 5.
Rose Namajunas def. Jessica Andrade via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28).
Amanda Ribas def. Paige VanZant via submission at 2:21 of Rd. 1.
Jiri Prochazka def. Volkan Oezdemir via knockout at 0:49 of Rd. 2.
Muslim Salikhov def. Elizeu Zaleski dos Santos via split decision (30-27, 28-29, 29-28).
Makwan Amirkhani def. Danny Henry via submission at 3:15 of Rd. 1.
Leonardo Santos def. Roman Bogatov via unanimous decision (29-26, 29-26, 29-26).
Marcin Tybura def. Maxim Grishin via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-26).
Raulian Paiva def. Zhalgas Zhumagulov via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28).
Karol Rosa def. Vanessa Melo via unanimous decision (30-26, 30-26, 30-27).
Davey Grant def. Martin Day via knockout at 2:38 of Rd. 3.
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