A moment of silence was observed in Houston, Texas at UFC 247 to pay respect to Kobe Bryant, the Los Angeles Lakers legend.

The athlete had passed away owing to a helicopter crash along with his daughter, Gianna Maria-Onroe Bryant, baseball coach John Altobelli, and 6 other passengers on Jan 26.

RELATED: Jon Jones Retains Light Heavyweight Title After Controversial Unanimous Decision

UFC paid tribute with a 9 seconds silence for Kobe and 8 others, who passed away recently in an unfortunate accident.

Unfortunately most of the fans couldn’t remain silent, and Twitter let them have it. 

Flip the Pages to see the Tribute and more: