Fans at UFC 279 didn’t care much for the UFC’s tribute to the late Queen Elizabeth.
Before the main card on Saturday night, the UFC put a picture of Queen Elizabeth on the jumbotron and intended to honor her with a moment of silence.
UFC opens tonight's #UFC279 pay-per-view broadcast with a tribute to the late Queen Elizabeth II.
— MMA Junkie (@MMAJunkie) September 11, 2022
According to various reporters on the scene, UFC fans booed Queen Elizabeth during the tribue.
UFC PPV starts off with a moment of silence in remembrance of Queen Elizabeth, which is met with boos and then a USA chant.
— Adam Hill (@AdamHillLVRJ) September 11, 2022
— Helen Yee (@HelenYeeSports) September 11, 2022
Update: Here’s the video of fans booing Queen Elizabeth.