Mark Zuckerberg has seemingly known as off a much-hyped cage battle with Elon Musk as a result of the latter “gained’t affirm a date” and isn’t “critical” in regards to the occasion.
Final month, Twitter/X boss Musk challenged Fb/Meta founder Zuckerberg – who has educated in jiu-jitsu – to a wrestling cage battle.
“I’m up for a cage match if he’s,” Musk mentioned on Twitter, with Zuckerberg responding by way of Instagram Tales to say: “Ship me location.”
Musk additionally mentioned that the battle could be live-streamed on Twitter (now often known as X) and teased an “epic location” to host it, however Zuckerburg shared that he wasn’t “holding [his] breath” for it to go forward.
Mark Zuckerberg on the “battle” with Elon Musk: “If Elon ever will get critical about an actual date and official occasion, he is aware of how you can attain me.” pic.twitter.com/4bMh05Glwo
— philip lewis (@Phil_Lewis_) August 13, 2023
Now, Zuckerberg seems to have withdrawn altogether, claiming his opponent gained’t commit.
“I believe we are able to all agree Elon isn’t critical and it’s time to maneuver on,” he shared on Instagram’s Threads app in the present day (August 13). “I supplied an actual date. Dana White supplied to make this a legit competitors for charity. Elon gained’t affirm a date, then says he wants surgical procedure, and now asks to do a observe spherical in my yard as an alternative.”
The submit went on: “If Elon ever will get critical about an actual date and official occasion, he is aware of how you can attain me. In any other case, time to maneuver on. I’m going to give attention to competing with individuals who take the game critically.”
Musk had beforehand mentioned he “may have surgical procedure earlier than the battle can occur”, whereas his mom additionally weighed in again in June to say she’d “cancelled the battle“.
The billionaire rivals’ proposed scrap got here as Zuckerberg ready to launch rival platform threads. It then emerged that Twitter was threatening to sue Meta over the launch.
This month Grimes revealed that she got here up with the thought for the “literal dick measuring contest” her ex-partner Musk proposed to Zuckerburg.