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Digital duel: Musk vs. Zuckerberg cage match a hoax?

Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg playfully banter about a potential face-off. Will they truly step into the ring?

An unexpected twist in the ongoing tech rivalry has captured global attention as Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg engage in a playful exchange, hinting at a possible in-person cage match. The anticipation has been further heightened by Musk's first announcement that the spectacle could be streamed on his social media platform X.

The playful challenge takes shape

A seemingly casual back-and-forth between Elon and Mark recently took an intriguing twist as the two tech moguls engaged in a humorous exchange. His humorous proposal of a "cage match" showdown between the two tech giants quickly caught the internet's imagination.

His suggestion that the face-off could be streamed on X, his very own social media platform, added a unique twist to the narrative. With his reputation for innovative ideas, this proposition wasn't entirely out of character.

Mark Zuckerberg’s facebook account

The cage match tease on X by Musk

Elon further ignited curiosity by hinting that their hypothetical face-off could be streamed on X, his own social media platform. The idea added a layer of fun and charity to the mix.

The intrigue deepened when Musk mentioned the possibility of streaming the face-off on X, a platform he envisions as a digital town square. This revelation brought a new level of excitement, leaving many to wonder if this playful challenge could actually materialize.

His assertion that the proceeds from the potential match would go to charity for veterans introduced a philanthropic angle to the humorous exchange. Mark Zuckerberg's response added a playful touch as he suggested using a more reliable platform for charity fundraising.

Is Musk serious?

Mark Zuckerberg has dismissed the idea of a cage fight with Elon Musk, stating that Musk "isn't serious" about the proposed showdown. The specifics of the event were never finalized, with Musk failing to confirm a date and even mentioning the need for surgery. In a recent statement on Threads, Zuckerberg, the CEO of Meta, mentioned that he asked for a practice round in his backyard instead of committing to an official event. Zuckerberg expressed his intent to move on from the idea, focusing on competing against individuals who approach the sport seriously.

Zuckerberg, aged 39, had initially suggested August 26 as the fight date, but Musk, aged 52, hadn't given confirmation. He had previously mentioned that the potential showdown would be livestreamed on X, formerly known as Twitter, a platform owned by him. He also noted his preparations for the fight, claiming to be lifting weights throughout the day and promising that all proceeds would be donated to a charity for veterans.

It's worth noting that Zuckerberg is skilled in Brazilian jiu-jitsu, having secured gold and silver in two featherweight white belt divisions at a martial arts tournament in California in May.

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