UFC boss says Mark Zuckerberg and Elon Musk are “absolutely serious” about taking on each other in a cage fight.
Tech billionaires use their respective social media platforms, Instagram and Twitterthis week talk about their combat readiness — and both have since apparently spoken to MMA guru Dana White.
UFC promoter and president speaks to TMZ Live Zuckerberg and musk The fight will even exceed its amassed revenue and ratings 2017 Floyd Mayweather vs Colin McGregor fightIt was watched by 50 million people in the US alone.
“There’s no limit to what this thing can do,” White said, revealing that he spoke to the pair “last night.”
“Both are very serious about it.”
Musk, 51, appeared to stoke Zuckerberg’s ire, saying “he’d be in a cage race if he wanted to.”
He tweeted the challenge in response to reports from his rivals Yuan company are planning to take their own action on Twitterwidely reported as an Instagram spin-off called Threads.
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Zuckerberg, 39, posted a screenshot of Musk’s tweet on his Instagram Story with the caption “Send me location.”
Subsequently, the CEOs of SpaceX and Tesla suggested the Octagon in Las Vegas as the venue. This is an eight-sided cage fighting ring used to host UFC fights in Las Vegas.
A Meta spokesman didn’t deny that the fight could actually take place, only saying he had “nothing to add.”
If things go well, Zuckerberg may be full of confidence – he is younger than Musk, and Train with Jiu-Jitsu Teamand Musk previously admitted that he rarely exercises, “except for picking up my children and throwing them in the air.”
The Meta owner shared a photo of him winning a medal at his first race earlier this year.