Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg said it was time to move on from speculation about a cage fight with Elon Musk, who he said was not serious about it. Zuckerberg said on his Threads account: “I think we can all agree that Elon isn’t serious and it’s time to move on. I proposed a real date. Dana White offered to make this a legit one.” Charity race. Elon won’t.” Confirm the appointment, then say he needs surgery, and now ask for a practice round in my backyard. If Elon was serious about real dates and official events, he knew how to reach me. Otherwise, it’s time to move on. I’m going to focus on competing against people who take the sport seriously. “
Tensions between Zuckerberg and Tesla CEO Elon Musk have intensified following the initial success of Meta’s Threads, the biggest competitor to social media platform X (formerly known as Twitter).
Threads is similar to Musk’s X platform, which had 30 million users on its first day of launch.
This fight will be run by Zach and I’s foundation (not UFC).
The live broadcast will be on this platform and on Meta. Everything in the camera frame is ancient Rome, so nothing modern at all.
I spoke with the Prime Minister and Minister of Culture of Italy. They’ve agreed on an epic location.
— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) August 11, 2023
Earlier, after the Tesla CEO claimed that his fight with Zuckerberg would be live-streamed on platforms X and Meta, and likely in Italy, the Meta owner issued a statement on Threads and asked netizens not to Take Musk’s word for it.
“I love the sport and I’ve been ready to fight since the day Elon challenged me. If he agrees to an actual date, you’ll hear from me. Until then, assume what he said Nothing was agreed upon,” Zuckerberg wrote.
Zuckerberg further said that this did not hold Musk’s breath, and that he would share details of the battle when he was ready.
He added, “I won’t hold my breath for Elon, but when I’m ready, I’ll share the details of the next race. When I compete, I want to do it in a way that puts the top elite athlete in the spotlight.” way to do that.” You can do this by partnering with a professional organization like the UFC or ONE to do this successfully and create a great card. “
Musk noticed Zuckerberg’s post and responded with a series of tweets.
“If Zach I really want to learn a lesson about why there are weight classes in fights, I can go to his house next week and give him a lesson that he won’t forget anytime soon…Otherwise, we’ll Do this once the arena in Italy is ready,” Musk wrote. “Or we could do both and consider next week just a practice match,” he added.