Steve Willis Reaction
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Steve Willis Reaction refers to a series of jokes about boxing referee Steve Willis's facial expressions during the WBC Welterweight championship fight between Shawn Porter and Danny Garcia.
On September 8th, 2018, Twitter  user @RaiderNationRaw tweeted a clip of Steve Willis breaking up the fight. Within two days, the tweet (shown below) received more than 55,000 retweets, 169,000 likes and 3.3 million views.
Hahaha my boy steve Willis!!!! pic.twitter.com/jcNYOUqMCR
— Raw boii (@RaiderNationRaw) September 9, 2018
More people posted about the fight and Willis's face while officiating. Twitter user @mattarce104 tweeted, The refs face 😂 😯 #GarciaPorter #showtimeboxing." The tweet (shown below) received more than 16,000 retweeted, 48,000 likes and 1.16 million views in two days.
The refs face 😂 😯#GarciaPorter #showtimeboxing pic.twitter.com/tGXBiuWR3m— MATEO🌤 (@mattarce104) September 9, 2018
People responded to the video by praising the referee. Twitter user @TomCraze tweeted (shown below, left), "Steve Willis is morphing into Ainsley Harriott right in front of our eyes."
Twitter user @loudibella tweeted, "Love this. Steve Willis is terrific. He’s one of the best referees in the sport of #boxing and he loves what he does. His facial expressions and body language during a fight are priceless; still, he does his job as a consummate pro. #GarciaPorter #enjoyyourjoblikestevewillis." The tweet (shown below, center) received more than 85 retweets and 400 likes in 24 hours.
Throughout the day, people tweeted and shared their opinions about the ref.
On September 9th, the website Sport Bible published a listicle about the reaction and response to it.
 Twitter – @RaiderNationRaw's Tweet
 Twitter – @mattarce104's Tweet
 Twitter – @TomCraze's Tweet
 Twitter – @loudibella's Tweet
 Sport Bible – Referee Becomes Meme For His Priceless Facial Expressions In Shawn Porter vs Danny Garcia Fight
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