Elon Musk, CEO of SpaceX, Twitter and electric car maker Tesla, watches a speech during his visit to the Vivatech tech startup and innovation trade fair at the Porte de Versailles exhibition center in Paris on June 16, 2023. (Photo: Alain JOCARD/AFP) ) (Photo credit: ALAIN JOCARD/AFP via Getty Images)
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Twitter operator and Tesla After being reportedly challenged to a fight by Facebook co-founder Mark Zuckerberg, CEO Elon Musk suggested Las Vegas as the venue for a “cage match.”
“Vegas Octagon”, mask tweeted late wednesday. He responded to Zuckerberg’s Instagram post, to which Zuckerberg sent back a message that read: “Send me your location” After Tesla’s president admitted he was going to a ‘cage match’.
Cage matches were popularized by mixed martial arts and MMA franchises such as the UFC. “Octagon” refers to the cage around the ring where fighters fight, and it is named because it has eight sides.
The chain of exchanges began earlier this week when Mario Naufal, founder and CEO of International Blockchain Consulting, tweeted that “META is releasing a ‘Twitter rival’ called THREADS.” .facebook parent meta It is reportedly developing a standalone text-based social network app that could compete with Twitter.
Musk told Naufal: “Earth has no other choice and can’t wait to be at Zak’s mercy exclusively. At least Earth will be ‘sane’. I was worried for a moment.” rice field.
Another user warned Musk, “Be careful @elonmusk I heard he’s doing jiu-jitsu right now.”
Zuckerberg reportedly holds a white belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. He trains under Dave Camarillo at the Guerrilla Jiu-Jitsu AcademyA black belt in judo and jiu-jitsu, he has trained many UFC champions.
This prompted Mr. Musk to make comments suggesting he intended to fight Mr. Zuckerberg. Musk quipped, “If he does, I’ll give him a cage match (laughs).”
Verge technical publications Confirmed Zuckerberg said he is serious about fighting Elon Musk and is currently waiting for details if Musk decides to comply. A spokesperson for Meta referred to Zuckerberg’s Instagram story, telling the media outlet that “this story speaks for itself.” It’s unclear if a fight between the two tech leaders will actually happen, or if Musk’s tweet was for real. When CNBC reached out to a spokesperson for Meta, they weren’t immediately available.
Late Wednesday, Musk posted another tweet saying, “I have a great trick called ‘Walrus.’ Just lay on your opponent and do nothing.”
He also said he doesn’t do much exercise other than picking up the kids and throwing them in the air.