(CTN NEWS) – In an ongoing discourse spanning a span exceeding a month, Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg have been engaging in discussions concerning an impending “enclosed combat,” often colloquially referred to as a “cage fight.”
The Meta Chief Executive, Zuckerberg, took to the Threads platform recently to share musings regarding this prospective face-off between the two notable figures.
Just on the preceding day, the response from Zuckerberg, the eminent figure at the helm of Meta, surfaced in reaction to Musk’s announcement, the proprietor of X (formerly recognized as Twitter).
Live Streaming of Anticipated Pugilistic Encounter Set Within a Metaphorical Cage
This declaration detailed that their proposed pugilistic encounter, to be contained within the confines of a metaphorical cage, is intended to be streamed live on the microblogging domain.
Evidencing the correspondence, Zuckerberg furnished an exhibit in the form of a captured snapshot from Musk’s communication on Threads.
Zuckerberg, in a tone infused with a hint of reservation, expressed his outlook with respect to the forthcoming fisticuff with Elon Musk.
He commented on Monday, unveiling his readiness for the anticipated contest and reminiscing how he had originally posited the date of August 26 as a suitable juncture for the clash.
Despite this, a tone of skepticism intermingled with his words as he revealed that confirmation from Musk was yet to be procured.
“I stand prepared today. I ventured forth the suggestion of August 26 when he initially issued his challenge, although a definitive affirmation from his end remains absent,” Mr. Zuckerberg articulated in his responsive retort.
He supplemented his statement with the phrase, “I maintain a cautious optimism,” indicating a degree of reservation regarding the feasibility of the proposed confrontation.
Tech Titans’ Cage Match Sparks Online Firestorm and Fundraising Debate”
Notably, a fresh wave of online interactions was sparked by Mr. Musk, who, in the early hours of Sunday, announced on platform X that the upcoming contest would be streamed live.
He went a step further by stating that all proceeds generated from the fight would be directed towards supporting army veterans.
However, seizing the opportunity to address the technical glitches that have plagued Twitter since Mr. Musk’s acquisition of the platform the previous year, Mr. Zuckerberg questioned the reliability of platform X in terms of fundraising.
Sharing a screenshot of Mr. Musk’s fight announcement tweet on Threads, Mr. Zuckerberg raised the point, “Wouldn’t it be wiser to utilize a more dependable platform that can effectively raise funds for charitable purposes?”
In late June, the tech moguls reached an agreement to engage in a “cage match” showdown. The genesis of this intriguing development traces back to a tweet by Mr. Musk, where he expressed his willingness to partake in a cage match against jiujitsu-trained Mark Zuckerberg.
The next day, the CEO of Meta humorously requested Mr. Musk to “share the location” for the proposed face-off. In response, the head of Tesla proposed the “Vegas Octagon,” referring to the renowned Las Vegas arena synonymous with hosting mixed martial arts (MMA) championship bouts.
This exchange has ignited a social media frenzy, with countless users joining in to speculate on the potential victor. Although the precise date of the bout has yet to be determined, the anticipation surrounding it remains palpable.
Should this clash come to fruition, the likely venues for the spectacle are either the UFC Octagon in Las Vegas or even the historic Colosseum in Rome, adding an extra layer of intrigue to the unfolding drama.
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