Facebook boss Mark Zuckerberg has accused Elon Musk of losing his time and by no means being “serious” about collaborating in a much-hyped cage struggle.
The maverick Tesla boss, 52, has repeatedly mocked and spoken in regards to the struggle towards Zuckerberg, 39, on his social media web site, which was just lately renamed from Twitter to X.
He additionally claimed that it might quickly happen in a high-profile location in Italy.
However, Zuckerberg on his rival social media web site Threads issued chilly water to the claims, writing, “I think we can all agree that Elon isn’t serious and it’s time to move on.”
The Meta boss accused his fellow mogul of ready for a while after Musk apparently texted to ask for a “practice run” and indicated he had a light shoulder ailment.
Mark Zuckerberg, pictured practising jiu jitsu, accused Elon Musk of losing his time and by no means being ‘serious’ about collaborating in a much-hyped cage struggle
Elon Musk, Chief Executive Officer of SpaceX and Tesla, gestures as he attends the Viva Technology convention
Zuckerberg defined, “I was offered a real date. (UFC President) Dana White volunteered to make it a legitimate bout for charity.
Elon doesn’t confirm a date, then says he needs surgery, and now asks to do a practice run in my backyard instead.
“If Elon is ever serious about a real date and an official event, he knows how to reach me. Otherwise time to move on. I’m going to focus on competitions with people who take the sport seriously.’
Zuckerberg had expressed his frustration again hours earlier, writing, “I love this sport (UFC) and I have been ready to fight since the day Elon challenged me.
“If he ever agrees on an actual date, you’ll hear from me. Until then, assume that everything he says is not agreed upon.’
On Friday morning, Musk tweeted that his confrontation with Zuckerberg will take place at the Colosseum in Rome and it will be administered by their foundations.
Las Vegas was originally pitched as the possible location for a fantasy battle between Facebook billionaire Zuckerberg and X (formerly Twitter) chief Musk, but reports in June claimed the Coliseum could be an option.
Musk envisioned himself practicing for a suspected cage fight
Zuckerberg pictured before competing in a BJJ tournament
Zuckerberg trains with UFC stars Israel Adesanya (L) and Alexander Volkanovski (R)
According to TMZ, Zuckerberg was approached by Italy’s culture minister to stage his confrontation with Musk on Rome’s legendary battlefield, with the latter also tweeting, “A chance fight is taking place in the Colosseum.”
Rome’s Colosseum, one of many Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, is Italy’s most iconic landmark, nevertheless it hasn’t obtained a mass viewers for tons of of years.