The battle of the billionaires has intensified and both Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg are looking forward to facing each other within the confines of a boxing ring. The tech giants are reportedly prepping themselves for a physical face-off. The businessmen made headlines when Tesla’s head openly challenged Mark Zuckerberg in a physical fight on Twitter.

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The indirect verbal conversation between the two business moguls went on to a totally different level when reputed MMA fighters came to show their support for their favorite contenders. UFC president Dana White even promoted the face-off between the tech magnates on social media.

Mark Zuckerberg Practices With UFC’s Best Fighter For The Cage Fight Against Elon Musk

Seems like Mark Zuckerberg is very serious about Elon Musk’s challenge. From meeting the MMA fighters to conducting intense practice sessions with them- the Facebook CEO will not leave any stone unturned to defeat the Twitter Head. Just a few days back Elon Musk and Canadian actor Georges St-Pierre came together for a training session, Mark Zuckerberg had set the internet on fire with his pictures, where he was seen having an intense practice session with the UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya.

According to the series of pictures posted by the UFC champion, Mark  Zuckerberg was busy in a practice session along with him, as well as UFC featherweight champion Alexander Volkanovski. Three of them were seen wearing training shorts and Mark Zuckerberg’s wrists were taped.

Israel Adesanya captioned his post on Twitter as-

“No Fugazi with Mark. This is serious business.”

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Israel Adesanya also posted a few pictures with Mark Zuckerberg on his Instagram account too. He captioned the post as-

“We both have South Africans to deal with.”

This was directly indicated by Elon Musk, as he was born in Pretoria, South Africa, and even spent a major part of his childhood there.

This is not the first time, both Mark Zuckerberg and Alexander Volkanovski are coming together, as the duo has previously worked on a Metaverse virtual reality project. Over the past year, Zuckerberg has shown interest in the MMA community. He had also attended an event with his wife at the UFC Apex. The tech magnate has even participated in Brazilian jiu-jitsu competitions.

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Israel Adesanya’s Instagram post

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Amidst the speculation around the battle of the billionaires, Dana White, the UFC president clarified that he had a word with both businessmen and they were dead serious about the face-off. The UFC has also started promoting the rumored challenge as they have come up with “Musk vs. Zuckerberg” apparel, which is being sold on their online store.

Elon Musk Calls Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg A Cheater

The face-off challenge between Mark Zuckerberg and Elon Musk was not enough to divert the media attention as the business tycoons are having a verbal spat over the newly launched Threads application and making headlines. As per the Techcrunch website, Threads users have reached 100 active users million, whereas Elon Musk-led Twitter has only 250 million active users.

According to Elon Musk, Mark Zuckerberg’s newly launched app Threads, is based on the idea conceived by Twitter. According to the SpaceX head competition is totally fine, but cheating is not. The matter took a legal trajectory after Elon Musk’s lawyer Alex Spiro wrote to Mark Zuckerberg accusing him of unlawful extraction of Twitter’s trade secrets and other intellectual properties.

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Mark Zuckerberg launched Meta’s Instagram Threads

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The written statement, even mentioned-

“Twitter intends to strictly enforce its intellectual property rights, and demands that Meta take immediate steps to stop using any Twitter trade secrets or other highly confidential information”.

According to the statement sent by Alex Spiro, Mark Zuckerberg had intentionally hired a group of ex-Twitter employees who had worked on the conceptualization of Threads. Some of the ex-employees still have access to the confidential trade secrets of Twitter which can prove as an advantage for the Facebook head.

Source: Instagram

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