The tech world is buzzing with anticipation for the upcoming cage fight between two of the most influential and controversial figures in the industry: Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg. The Tesla and Meta CEOs have agreed to settle their long-standing rivalry in a physical confrontation that could be the most watched event of the year.
The challenge was initiated by Musk on Twitter, after he heard about Meta’s plans to launch a product that could rival Twitter. He tweeted that he was “up for a cage match” with Zuckerberg, who has some jiu jitsu experience. Zuckerberg accepted the offer in an Instagram story, saying “Send me location”. Musk then suggested “Vegas Octagon”, referring to the Las Vegas arena that hosts the Ultimate Fighting Championship.
The date and location of the fight are not yet confirmed, but sources say that both men are serious about it and have started training for it. Musk, who is physically bigger than Zuckerberg, claims to have a secret move called “The Walrus”, where he just lies on top of his opponent and does nothing. He demonstrated this move on a friend of his who is very agile, saying “let me explain to you why there are weight classes in MMA”. Zuckerberg, on the other hand, has been practicing jiu jitsu for several years and won gold and silver medals in a tournament in May. He has also trained with UFC prospects and posted about his martial arts skills on social media.
The stakes are high for both men, who have clashed before over the future of artificial intelligence, social media, and space exploration. They also compete for the top spot on the Bloomberg Billionaires Index, where Musk currently leads with a net worth of $335 billion. Zuckerberg follows with $200 billion. The outcome of the fight could have a significant impact on their reputation, influence, and market value.
Many fans and celebrities have expressed their interest and excitement for the fight, which could generate millions of dollars in revenue and donations for charity. Some bookmakers have already started taking bets on the winner, with Zuckerberg having an 83% chance of winning according to Oddspedia. Others are betting that the fight will never happen, or that both men will knock some sense into each other.
Whoever wins, one thing is certain: this will be a historic moment for the tech industry and the world. The cage fight between Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg will be a spectacle like no other, and a testament to the power and ego of these two visionary entrepreneurs.