Andrew Tate Takes Sides In Elon Musk And Mark Zuckerberg's 'Cage Match' In Vegas

Dana White Confirms Elon Musk & Mark Zuckerberg Serious About Cage Fight

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By Afouda Bamidele on June 26, 2023 at 10:30 AM EDT

Mark Zuckerberg and Elon Musk's plan to face off in the ring are underway with the UFC's backing.

The business magnates' are undoubtedly the kings of social media as the respective owners of Facebook and Twitter. The pair are recognized for their intellectual capabilities; however, many are unfamiliar with their physical skills.

Following what appeared to be a playful social media banter, the dynamic duo declared war on each other. The friendly showdown is expected to occur soon, a match the president of the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) organization claimed would go down in history.

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Mark Zuckerberg & Elon Musk Are Ready To Showcase their Martial Arts Skills In The UFC Octagon

UFC President Affirms Elon Musk & Mark Zuckerberg's Seriousness About Cage Fight
Instagram | Mark Zuckerberg

In a recent appearance on "TMZ Live," the head of UFC, Dana White, confirmed the speculated cage fight between the famous investors was happening. The Manchester native revealed the pair had each reached out to him to fix their upcoming match in Las Vegas.

"Talked with Mark and Elon last night, and both guys are dead serious about this," the 53-year-old announced, noting that having two media giants in a UFC octagon would be one of the most significant showdowns the world has ever seen.

"The biggest fight of all time was Floyd and Conor. I think it triples that -- it triples what that did. There's no limit on what that thing can make," White raved, claiming the fight would break records as the most-watched battle.

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For anyone who doubted the clash of two billionaires would be interesting to watch, the World MMA Award honoree assured fans there were in for a treat. White noted the contestants would put on a great show, given their martial arts skills.

Both men had a history as fighters, with Zuckerberg recently performing in jiu-jitsu competitions. On the other hand, Musk previously trained in martial arts and once lived a duel-fueled life, according to White.

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Elon Musk discusses tech topics on panel with Todd Howard at E3 2019 Expo
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The SpaceX founder allegedly told the UFC president he was involved in "plenty of fights growing up in South Africa." With enough promotions, the Power Slap owner believed the business moguls' bout in the ring would cost about $100 for Pay-Per-View.

This significantly increased from the usual $80 for a UFC fight. Aside from the inflated price it would cost to watch the match in the Octagon arena, White predicted the bout would gross hundreds of millions of dollars.

However, the expected payout shall not go into anyone's pocket as the president of the mixed martial arts organization declared the money would go to charity. Given White's enthusiasm to make this fight a success, it was safe to say that Zuckerberg and Musk were determined to let their fists do the talking.

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Andrew Tate Is Team Elon Musk For The Anticipated Cage Match

The drama between the social media titans got heated as the embattled influencer, Andrew Tate, aired his support for Musk. Despite facing legal problems for several alleged crimes, including rape and human trafficking, the 36-year-old found the time to cheer for the Boring Company founder.

The former kickboxing champion claimed he was behind the Tesla, Inc. CEO, offering to train the father of ten in preparation for his "cage match" against his Facebook rival. The media personality, who had bad blood with Zuckerberg's company, used the opportunity to express his grievances.

Andrew Tate stretching in the gym
Twitter | Andrew Tate
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The "Big Brother" alum penned to Twitter: "Meta banned me everywhere for telling the truth about vaccines. But now, we can restore honor with a strike at the enemy clan's leader. I will train you @elonmusk. You will not lose."

Tate's fiery response to the situation came days after the tech moguls engaged in a back-and-forth banter on social media. The online feud began when a Twitter user called out Musk to discuss Zuckerberg's rumored product. The Meta project would allegedly rival the South African's platform.

Responding to the fan, the Neuralink co-founder teased the fellow billionaire, writing: "I'm sure Earth can't wait to be exclusively under Zuck's thumb with no other options. At least it will be 'sane.' I was worried there for a moment."

When another person advised Musk to be wary of Zuckerberg's jiu-jitsu skills, the 51-year-old chimed: "I'm up for a cage match if he is, lol." In response to the business magnate's provocation, the internet entrepreneur stated he was game.

Sharing a screenshot of the Twitter exchange on his Instagram Story, the New Yorker wrote, "Send me location" in bold letters. The OpenAI co-founder replied that the "Vegas Octagon" would be the perfect place for their upcoming fight.

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