Mark Zuckerberg, the founder of Facebook, has dismissed claims made by rival billionaire Elon Musk that he showed up at his Palo Alto home. A spokesperson for Zuckerberg stated that he is currently traveling and has no interest in fighting Musk. The two tech moguls have been discussing the possibility of a super-fight for months, with UFC president Dana White predicting that it could generate over $1 billion in revenue.
The feud intensified when Musk contacted Zuckerberg through his X social-media platform, challenging him to a practice mixed martial arts (MMA) bout. Zuckerberg recently cast doubt on the fight happening, but Musk leaked private messages between them, urging him to accept a warm-up fight before their proposed showdown.
In response, Zuckerberg told Musk to get serious or move on from the saga, expressing concerns that they were hyping something that may never happen. Musk, however, acknowledged their size difference but suggested that Zuckerberg could be a modern-day Bruce Lee.
Despite their exchanges, Zuckerberg has expressed doubts about a competitive fight with Musk. He suggested that they focus on a charity event and contact him when Musk is serious about a real date and an official MMA fight. The spokesperson for Zuckerberg emphasized that he takes the sport seriously and would not engage in a fight with someone who randomly shows up at his house.
The recent claim made by Musk of showing up at Zuckerberg’s house was quickly debunked by the Facebook founder’s spokesperson, who stated that he is currently out of town. The spokesperson also emphasized that Zuckerberg is committed to the sport and would not entertain a fight with someone who randomly shows up at his residence.
While the possibility of a Zuckerberg vs. Musk super-fight remains uncertain, their back-and-forth exchanges continue to capture attention. It remains to be seen whether these tech rivals will eventually step into the ring or if their feud will continue to play out online.
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