Elon Musk announces his battle of the billionaires showdown with Mark Zuckerberg will be live-streamed on X with all proceeds going to Charity for Veterans… as the world’s richest man reveals how he’s preparing for the fight
- Elon Musk claimed his fight with Mark Zuckerberg will be live-streamed on X
- The Tesla founder added that all proceeds will be donated to veterans charities
- Social media moguls have been pictured training ahead of the mooted clash
Elon Musk has claimed that his showdown with Mark Zuckerberg will be live-streamed on X with all proceeds going to charity.
Both Musk and the Facebook founder have been pictured training since the former tweeted the idea of them facing each other in a ‘cage match’ in June.
Dana White was quick to get involved in the budding clash between social media moguls, remarking that the clash could take place in the UFC and would be ‘the biggest fight of all time’.
Despite indications that the clash may not go forward due to reservations from Musk’s mother, the Tesla founder confirmed that he is preparing for the fight.
‘Am lifting weights throughout the day, preparing for the fight. Don’t have time to work out, so I just bring them to work.’ Musk tweeted on Sunday.
Elon Musk has claimed his fight with Mark Zuckerberg will be live-streamed on his platform, X
Tesla founder added all proceeds from the clash would go to charity in a tweet on Sunday
Musk also revealed that he has been lifting weights at work to prepare for the showdown
When asked by a subscriber what the point in fighting Zuckerberg would be, Musk responded: ‘It’s a civilized form of war. Men love war.’
Musk later claimed that the pay-per-view clash would be live-streamed on his X platform, with the proceeds raised going to charity.
‘Zuck v Musk fight will be live-streamed on X. All proceeds will go to charity for veterans.’
Zuckerberg has the advantage in martial arts experience over Musk, having started training Brazilian Jiu Jitsu during the pandemic.
The Meta CEO, who started Threads as a direct competitor to Musk’s platform, recently competed made his competition debut in the grappling art, winning medals in both Gi and No-Gi.
Mark Zuckerberg (right) recently earned his blue belt in BJJ and is regularly training in MMA
Musk had a grueling training session with former UFC champion Georges St Pierre in July
In a side-by-side comparison, Elon Musk has a size advantage, but is 11 years older
The 39-year-old was also awarded his blue belt in the discipline by Dave Camarillo and has combined his BJJ experience with training MMA alongside UFC champions Alexander Volkanovski and Israel Adesanya.
Meanwhile Musk has also enlisted famous fighters to aid in his training for the MMA clash.
Musk was pictured alongside former UFC two-weight world champion Georges St-Pierre, podcast host and BJJ black belt Lex Friedman and world renowned grappling coach John Danaher as part of his own preparations.
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