Elon Musk says his potential in-person battle with Mark Zuckerberg could be streamed on his social media web site X, previously generally known as Twitter.
The 2 tech billionaires seemingly agreed to a “cage match” face-off in late June. Zuckerberg is definitely educated in blended martial arts, and the CEO of Fb’s guardian firm Meta posted about finishing his first jiu jitsu match earlier this yr.
Zuck v Musk battle shall be live-streamed on 𝕏.
All proceeds will go to charity for veterans.
— Elon Musk (@elonmusk)
August 6, 2023
“Zuck v Musk battle shall be live-streamed on X,” Musk wrote in a publish Sunday on the platform. “All proceeds will go to charity for veterans.”
Musk stated earlier Sunday he was coaching for the battle by lifting weights.
“Don’t have time to work out, so I simply deliver them to work,” Musk wrote on X.
Whether or not or not Musk and Zuckerberg truly make it to the ring has but to be seen — particularly as Musk typically tweets about motion prematurely or with out following via. However even when their cage match settlement is all a joke, the banter has gained consideration.
It began when Musk, who owns X, responded to a tweet about Meta making ready to launch a brand new Twitter rival referred to as Threads. He took a dig concerning the world turning into “completely beneath Zuck’s thumb with no different choices” — however then one Twitter consumer jokingly warned Musk of Zuckerberg’s jiu jitsu coaching.
“I’m up for a cage match if he’s lol,” Musk wrote.
Musk’s push to stream the video stay on X comes as he is pushing to show the platform right into a “digital city sq..” Nonetheless, his much-publicized Twitter Areas kickoff occasion in Could with Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis saying his run for president struggled with technical glitches and a close to half-hour delay.
Musk had stated the issues have been because of “straining” servers as a result of so many individuals have been attempting to take heed to the audio-only occasion. However even at their highest, the variety of listeners listed topped out at round 420,000, removed from the tens of millions of viewers that televised presidential bulletins appeal to.