In a surprising turn of events, tech titans Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg have agreed to face off in a UFC cage match, sparking a flurry of excitement on social media. The idea was first floated when Musk responded to a comment about Meta’s new Twitter rival, stating he was up for a cage match if Zuckerberg was. The Meta CEO responded in kind, posting a screenshot of the exchange on Instagram with the note: “Send Me Location.”
The proposition has since gained traction, with UFC President Dana White confirming in an interview with TMZ that he is in talks with both Musk and Zuckerberg, who he says are “dead serious” about the match.
Betting odds from OddsChecker Insights currently favor Mark Zuckerberg, who has been training in Brazilian jiu-jitsu for about a year, with an 83% chance of winning.
Adding to the spectacle, ex-pro kickboxer Andrew Tate has offered to train Elon Musk for the fight. In a quote from a USA Today article, Tate stated, “I will train you @elonmusk. You will not lose.”
The proposed match has drawn parallels to the myth of the Titanomachy from Greek mythology, where the Titans and Olympians battled for control of the cosmos. In this modern-day version, two tech giants are set to duke it out, not for control of the cosmos, but for bragging rights and perhaps a bit of fun.
As we watch this story unfold, it’s a reminder that while we may be in the age of AI and technology, human engagement, competition, and even a bit of humor still have their place.