After Elon Musk recently tweeted that he would be “in for a cage fight” with Zuckerberg, the Meta CEO fired back by posting a screenshot of Musk’s tweet with the caption “send me location.”
I’ve confirmed that Zuckerberg’s post on his Instagram account is in fact not a joke, meaning the ball is now in Musk’s court. “The story speaks for itself,” Meta spokesperson Iska Saric told me.
After this story was published, Musk responded in two words: “Vegas Octagon.” He then tweeted, “I have a great move I call ‘The Walrus’ where I just lay on top of my opponent and do nothing.”
In terms of tech billionaire CEOs literally fighting, Musk versus Zuckerberg would be as good as it gets. Musk, 51, has the upper hand over Zuckerberg in terms of sheer physical size, and he has talked about being in “real hardcore street fighting” when he was growing up in South Africa. Meanwhile, Zuckerberg, 39, is an aspiring MMA fighter who already is to win Jiu-Jitsu Tournaments. He also claims to have recently completed the grueling “Murph Challenge” workout in just under 40 minutes.
Regardless of who would win, I think we can all agree that a Musk vs. Zuckerberg match would be one of the most entertaining fights of all time. It has to happen. Don’t back down now, Musk.
Update June 21, 10:30 PM ET: Comment from Elon Musk added.