Boxing fans on Twitter are sounding off.

LOS ANGELES — The most anticipated entertainment event in recent history is minutes away, but this Saturday fight night is proving to be vulnerable to Murphy’s Law: Anything that can go wrong will go wrong.

The Los Angeles Times is reporting broadcast outages have affected numerous boxing fans who paid a not insignificant price of $100 for the Floyd Mayweather, Jr. vs. Conor McGregor fight.

A screen grab in the Times article reads, “Due to the overwhelming volume of requests, we are unable to start your purchase at this time. We will try again shortly, or click HOME to exit.”

“Overwhelming” probably describes how some viewers were feeling, as well as “angry,” nervous,” and “conspiratorial.”

UFC tweeted the issue would be fixed, but Times sports reporter Lance Pugmire tweeted the main card event could be delayed due to the technical issues.

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