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Is it just a big PR excercise or a Genuine Fight? OR both?? The Musk v's Zuck Cage Fight

Meta boss Mark Zuckerberg has said he is "not holding his breath" over a proposed cage fight with rival Elon Musk.



In a post on the new social media app Threads, Mr Zuckerberg said he had proposed 26 August for the showdown.


The two tech billionaires seemingly agreed to a “cage match” face-off in late June. Zuckerberg is actually trained in mixed martial arts, and the CEO of Facebook’s parent company Meta posted about completing his first jiu jitsu tournament earlier this year.


“Zuck v Musk fight will be live-streamed on X,” Musk wrote in a post Sunday on the platform. “All proceeds will go to charity for veterans.”


Following a post on X in which Mr Musk claimed he was training "throughout the day", Mr Zuckerberg wrote: "I'm ready today... but he hasn't confirmed."


The two became direct competitors in July with the launch of Threads.


“Zuck v Musk fight will be live-streamed on X,” Musk wrote in a post Sunday on the platform. “All proceeds will go to charity for veterans.”


Musk said earlier Sunday he was training for the fight by lifting weights.


“Don’t have time to work out, so I just bring them to work,” Musk wrote.


Whether or not Musk and Zuckerberg actually make it to the ring in Las Vegas has yet to be seen — especially as Musk often tweets about action prematurely or without following through. But even if their cage match agreement is all a joke, the banter has gained attention.


It all started on Sunday with a post from Ed Krassenstein on X, the social media platform formerly known as Twitter. Krassenstein is a self-described journalist who's probably best known for being suspended from Twitter in 2019 for trolling President Trump's tweets. He was reinstated to the platform in 2022.


In the post, Krassenstein presented a "fight card" of the much-hyped Zuck vs. Musk fight.

He described Musk as "6'2" and reportedly 187 lbs" and "built like a crash-test dummy." Zuckerberg was "155 lbs" and "one of the stronger nerds you will meet," Krassenstein wrote.



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