Twitter sent into frenzy as 'richest' boxing bout to begin

Former undisputed heavyweight world champion Lennox Lewis, US TV personality Larry King and singer Samantha Mumba are among a host of celebrities taking to social media to catch what could be the biggest grossing fight yet, between boxer Floyd Mayweather and Mexico's Saul Alvarez.

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Mayweather doesn't overlook opponents.. I'm sure he's relaxed and ready to go when the time comes. #TheOne

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I love upsets in sports but I know & like @floydmayweather a great deal so my heart is with #Mayweather tonight - good luck champ! #TheOne

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Mayweather/Canelo fight party...leeggggggggoooo!!!Somebodies 0 has got to GO!;)

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Mayweather wins 'richest' fight

American Floyd Mayweather defeated Mexico's Saul Alvarez on a majority decision in what could be the highest grossing fight yet in Las Vegas.