Mark Zuckerberg doubts Elon Musk will agree to set a date for the billionaires’ cage fight, and he is not expecting it to happen anytime soon.

Mark Zuckerberg doubts Elon Musk will agree to set a date for the billionaires' cage fight, and he is not expecting it to happen anytime soon.

Musk vs. Zuckerberg Cage Match: A Battle of Tech Titans

Mark Zuckerberg and Elon Musk

In a surprising turn of events, the much-anticipated cage match between technology moguls Mark Zuckerberg and Elon Musk has experienced a delay. Despite Musk’s initial challenge and claims of intense preparation, Zuckerberg, the CEO of social media giant Meta, remains skeptical about the proposed fight date. Taking to his new Twitter clone, Threads, Zuckerberg quipped, “Not holding my breath,” in response to Musk’s weightlifting claims.

This lighthearted banter between two centibillionaires has captured headlines and provided free publicity for the influential figures in the tech industry. What began as a seemingly harmless joke for the sake of engagement-farming has now escalated as the fight became a topic of public discussion. Musk initially expressed a willingness to engage in combat with Zuckerberg, even accusing him of stealing intellectual property from Twitter to develop Threads.

Not one to back down, Zuckerberg, armed with his newfound jujitsu skills, responded to Musk’s challenge with a taunt, borrowing a catchphrase from mixed martial arts star Khabib Nurmagomedov, “send me location.” Despite being publicly fat-shamed by his own estranged father, Musk remains resolute in his determination to proceed with the fight. He proposed that a portion of the revenue generated from the bout would be dedicated to supporting veterans, emphasizing the philanthropic aspect of the event.

“Zuck v Musk fight will be live-streamed on 𝕏. All proceeds will go to charity for veterans.” – Elon Musk (@elonmusk)

However, there’s a twist in the tale. Musk, using his Twitter alternative, X, informed his 152 million followers that he could not yet confirm a specific date for the fight. The reason behind this hesitation lies in a potential need for surgery to address an undisclosed condition affecting his neck and upper back. Musk promised to provide an update within the week, keeping his audience eagerly waiting for further developments.

Musk’s health concerns are not unprecedented. The Tesla and SpaceX CEO, who acquired the social media site at twice its current value, has previously mentioned health issues related to his demanding work schedule. In January, he complained of severe back pain while defending his statements about taking Tesla private during a court appearance. This sheds light on the toll Musk’s ambitious endeavors can take on his well-being.

In the meantime, Zuckerberg appears to be making serious efforts to prepare for the highly anticipated clash. The Meta CEO has enlisted the help of grappling champion Mikey Musumeci, along with UFC champions Israel Adesanya and Alexander Volkanovski, to train him for the bout. Ready for action, Zuckerberg declares, “I’m ready today.”

However, the question remains as to whether the boards of Meta and Tesla, responsible for safeguarding the interests of their shareholders, will permit their respective CEOs to engage in a potentially brutal confrontation. Furthermore, the feasibility of such a spectacle hinges on the physical capabilities of both tech magnates. It is not entirely implausible that this CEO showdown could end up as staged as the scripted drama of professional wrestling, known as “kayfabe.”

While the fight date continues to elude confirmation, spectators eagerly await the resolution of Musk’s health concerns and the subsequent announcement of the long-awaited match between these two influential figures of the tech industry. Whether it comes to fruition or not, one thing is certain: the Musk vs. Zuckerberg cage match has become a fascinating and entertaining spectacle, capturing the imagination of the public and shining a light on the dynamic personalities within the world of technology and media.