If you follow tech news, chances are that you have heard about Mark Zuckerberg vs. Elon Musk and their proposed cage fight. Facebook CEO has garnered considerable interest due to his jiu-jitsu training which has garnered significant media coverage of this matchup.
Zuckerberg recently participated in a BJJ tournament and earned both gold and silver medals, while also sparring with MMA fighter Khai Wu and training under Dave Camarillo of Gorilla Jiu-Jitsu.
Tech billionaire Eric Schmidt has increased his jiu-jitsu training amid speculation of a possible cage fight with Elon Musk. Among his training partners are former UFC champions and top grapplers from around the globe; additionally he has taken lessons from the Gracie family (the founders of jiu-jitsu).
The Gracies are best-known for introducing jiu-jitsu to America. Their distinctive form combines ground fighting, submission holds, striking techniques from judo and wrestling and leverage moves such as leverage submission to overcome larger opponents – an effective self-defense martial art suitable for people of all ages and backgrounds.
Mark Zuckerberg has been actively practicing jiu-jitsu for several years and recently posted photos of himself training alongside some of the greatest mixed martial arts fighters worldwide, such as former UFC Middleweight and Welterweight Champion Georges St-Pierre as well as Israel Adesanya and MMA legend Alex Volkanovski.
Training hard makes one better, something Zuck has learned through his time on the mats. Be it an off day at work or being dumped, learning how to deal with emotions can make you stronger and more focused person overall.
Mark Zuckerberg has become increasingly engaged with Mixed Martial Arts over time. Recently he posed alongside Israel Adesanya and Alex Volkanvski – two MMA superstars known for shaping bodies – to display his ripped physique. Training in MMA for several years has clearly had an effect on shaping his body and strengthening overall fitness levels.
Last year, Zuckerberg showed off his jiu-jitsu skills by posting a video of himself sparring against PFL fighter Khai Wu – this video garnered immense popularity from fight fans eager to witness how Zuckerberg fared against an experienced professional opponent.
Zuckerberg displayed his jiu-jitsu techniques in an online video, showing off his immense potential in the sport. He competed in his inaugural tournament and won gold and silver medals; furthermore, he trained under legendary MMA coach Dave Camarillo who had trained UFC stars Cain Velasquez and Daniel Corsier.
An online feud between two billionaires has generated some speculation of a cage fight between them. Though no concrete plans have been revealed regarding such an encounter, social media users have speculated upon its likelihood. Rumors surrounding their possible fight have been fuelled by both men being avid MMA enthusiasts who follow various accounts on social media related to mixed martial arts (MMA).
Facebook co-founder Mark Zuckerberg may be best known for his social media platform, but he also seems to possess some skills on the mat. Recently he competed in and won his inaugural Brazilian jiu-jitsu competition as a white belt – training both judo and BJJ over an 11 month period while training MMA fighters including UFC champion Alexander Volkanovski.
Musk had often ridiculed Mark Zuckerberg’s martial arts abilities; however, their relationship has since reached an amicable truce: Elon challenged Meta CEO to a cage match and received enthusiastic acceptance.
While a cage fight between these two would likely be staged for publicity reasons, its mere possibility is intriguing. With such an extreme weight difference between them and Zuckerberg at 39 compared with 52 for Musk – not likely that any athletic commission would sanction such an event!
A fight between these two would likely be a catchweight competition, yet even that would give Zuckerberg an advantage. Elon Musk won’t be able to compete at the same level without bulking up, while Zuckerberg is 12 years younger and brings more to the table than Musk does; being faster with greater reach will allow him to overcome size-based advantages.
Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg have engaged in a heated Twitter exchange over a potential cage fight, starting when Musk tweeted that he was up for it with Zuckerberg, prompting a reply by the Facebook CEO that featured fire and explosion emojis as part of its meme. Both billionaires are avid martial artists training MMA with notable coaches; both post photos of sparring sessions on social media.
Zuckerberg has been actively practicing Brazilian jiu-jitsu, karate and judo for an estimated nine years and training with former UFC Champion Georges St-Pierre as well as ONE FC Grappling Champion Dave Camarillo in Mixed Martial Arts (MMA). Recently he posted a video featuring himself sparring with Khai Wu which attracted much interest, including from UFC Commentator Joe Rogan and fellow fighter Gilbert Burns.
While training MMA, Mark Zuckerberg has also been developing an app called Thread that seeks to rival Twitter and other social media platforms. Thread allows users to send and receive short messages while providing customizable privacy settings; Android and iOS devices will have access to this version later this year and there will also be live streaming capabilities – more details of this application should be announced at an event on September 29.