Elon Musk says he is not the one holding up a battle of the billionaires with Mark Zuckerberg … claiming Tuesday the Meta honcho is definitely the one who turned down a possible combat at Italy’s Colosseum.
The Tesla exec took to X simply minutes in the past to elucidate his facet of the state of affairs … saying after the 2 males had initially agreed to combat, Rome provided up one of many Seven Wonders of the World for the blokes to scrap in.
However, in accordance with Elon, Zuck simply flat-out did not need to do it.
“Zuck declined,” Musk mentioned emphatically.
That is when he mentioned he provided to combat in Zuckerberg’s yard Octagon as a substitute.
“I recommended his dwelling as ‘protected house,'” Musk mentioned. “Tragically, he was ahem ‘touring.'”
Zuck, in the meantime, has provided up a very totally different model of the state of affairs, saying on Threads earlier this week that he was shifting on from the battle … as a result of he did not consider Musk was severe in any respect in regards to the combat.
“I provided an actual date,” the 39-year-old mentioned. “Dana White provided to make this a legit competitors for charity. Elon will not verify a date, then says he wants surgical procedure, and now asks to do a observe spherical in my yard as a substitute.”
He continued, “If Elon ever will get severe about an actual date and official occasion, he is aware of find out how to attain me. In any other case, time to maneuver on. I’ll concentrate on competing with individuals who take the game significantly.”
It appears what might be subsequent for Zuckerberg now’s a combat within the UFC — as he is appeared to point he desires a match with an actual MMA fighter … one thing White appears greater than prepared to placed on.