NEW YORK/BENGALURU (Reuters) -Elon Musk mentioned on Sunday his proposed fight with Meta Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg might per chance per chance well well be live-streamed on social media platform X, beforehand usually known as Twitter, but a date for the match is “calm in flux”.
“I accumulate an MRI of my neck & upper motivate day after as of late. Would possibly additionally merely require surgery earlier than the fight can happen. Will know this week,” the Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) CEO mentioned in a submit on X.
The social media and tech moguls were egging every other into a blended martial arts (MMA) cage match in Las Vegas since June.
“Zuck v Musk fight will seemingly be live-streamed on X. All proceeds will dash to charity for veterans,” Musk had mentioned early on Sunday morning.
Zuckerberg, responding on his social media app Threads, mentioned: “I am ready on the sleek time. I urged Aug. 26 when he first challenged, but he hasn’t confirmed. Not maintaining my breath.”
He additionally urged they utilize a extra “legitimate platform” that might per chance per chance well elevate money for charity.
Earlier on Sunday, Musk had mentioned on X he used to be “lifting weights for the length of the day, making ready for the fight”, collectively with that he did no longer have time to figure out so brings the weights to work.
When a particular person on X asked Musk the purpose of the fight, Musk responded by saying, “Or no longer it is a civilized be pleased of war. Men care for war”.
The brouhaha started when Musk mentioned in a June 20 submit that he used to be “up for a cage match” with Zuckerberg, who is skilled in jiujitsu.
A day later, Zuckerberg, 39, who has posted photos of suits he has received on his company’s Instagram platform, asked Musk, 52, to “ship notify” for the proposed throwdown.
Musk replied “Vegas Octagon”, relating to an events centre where MMA championship bouts are held.
Musk then mentioned he would originate working in the direction of if the cage fight took shape.