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Mark Zuckerberg is ‘not holding my breath’ for August 26th fight date with Elon Musk

A photo of Mark Zuckerberg in his home gym with UFC champions Israel Adesanya and Alexander Volkanovski.
Zuckerberg recently shared photos of him training with UFC champions Israel Adesanya and Alexander Volkanovski. | Mark Zuckerberg / Meta

Mark Zuckerberg says he’s “ready today” to fight Elon Musk, and that although he suggested August 26th as the date for their cage match, Musk hasn’t confirmed.

“Not holding my breath,” said Zuckerberg in a Sunday post on Threads that included a screenshot of Musk’s post on X / Twitter about lifting weights to prepare.

A post by Musk late on Sunday night said he “might need surgery,” and will have a neck and upper back MRI to check before possibly scuttling the fight date.

In response to another post by Musk that the fight will be “live-streamed on X” with proceeds going to charity for veterans, Zuckerberg shot back by saying they should “use a more reliable platform that can actually raise money for charity.” (Facebook and Instagram…

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