Carl Frampton was trending across social media sites throughout the night as he took a historic win over Leo Santa Cruz to become a two-weight World Champion.
The popular Northern Irishman joined an elite club of British two-weight World Champions and took the UK's count of World title holders to 14 as he took a thrilling majority decision win over Santa Cruz.
A host of fellow fighters, sports stars, boxing's biggest names and celebrities took to social media to congratulate and celebrate Frampton's terrific achievement, including Sergio Martinez, Eamonn Holmes, Christine Lampard, Snow Patrol's Gary Lightbody and a string of Northern Ireland sports stars.
— Eamonn Holmes (@EamonnHolmes) July 31, 2016
Yes! Congratulations @RealCFrampton! What a fight. Fight of the year. First Norn Irish champion at two different weight classes. Legendary!— gary lightbody (@garysnowpatrol) July 31, 2016
Meant to say @RealCFrampton is the first Norn Irish WORLD champion at 2 different weight classes!!! Have to make sure that's clear.— gary lightbody (@garysnowpatrol) July 31, 2016
Just watched the Cruz v Frampton fight, great fight!! Some performance and achievement by @RealCFrampton against a great fighter.— anthony crolla (@ant_crolla) July 31, 2016
Congratulations to @RealCFrampton becoming a two weight world champion last night! 👊🏻— Paddy Considine (@PaddyConsidine) July 31, 2016
Delighted @RealCFrampton done it last night, unbelievable achievement well done 👏🍀— Shane Duffy (@ShaneDuffy34) July 31, 2016
Spectacular performance @RealCFrampton well done Champ!— Amir Khan (@amirkingkhan) July 31, 2016
Great boxing from @RealCFrampton !— Ryan Burnett (@ryanburnett01) July 31, 2016