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Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg urged to make devastating forfeit for the loser of their cage fight

Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg urged to make devastating forfeit for the loser of their cage fight

If the fans have it their way, a loss would mean very big consequences

Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg are being urged to establish a devastating forfeit for whoever loses if their highly-anticipated cage match actually goes ahead.

Considering Musk was up for a fight even before Twitter competitor Threads was officially revealed to the world, he's probably only more riled up after Zuckerberg dropped the new app and it became an instant hit.

Threads is available in more than 100 countries.
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The platform has secured a whopping 100 million sign ups in less than a week, with it so far being praised for its positivity and friendly vibes.

But - perhaps in contrast to the tone of the app - people are still looking for a bit of violence between Musk and Zuckerberg as a result of its launch.

UFC President Dana White has claimed both men are 'dead serious' about going head-to-head after Musk first suggested a 'cage match' last month, and he's suggested plans are being made for the bout to take place in Vegas.

White's expressed belief that any fight would have a charitable element to it, but internet users are still calling for some sort of prize for the winner.

Now that Threads is in full swing, a lot of people have had the same idea for the outcome: whoever loses the fight has to hand over control of their social media platform to the other.

It would be a pretty devastating loss either way - Zuckerberg is relying on Threads to grow the Metaverse, while Musk literally paid billions of dollars to become the owner of Twitter last year.

So it seems pretty unlikely that either of them would willingly hand over control to the enemy - but that hasn't stopped people asking for it.

"Elon fight Zuck for full owenship [sic] of Twitter vs Threads. winner takes all social platforms," one person suggested.

Another posted: "Winner of the Zuck/Musk cage fight gets to decide the fate of Threads. Would be elite entertainment. Speak it into existence."

Fans think the winner should take control of the other's app.

A third added: "The winner of your cage fight should be allowed to keep there [sic] platform the loser has to delete theirs. Threads vs Twitter."

The calls for the forfeit come after Twitter sent a letter to Meta threatening legal action, with the platform's lawyer, Alex Spiro, writing: "Twitter intends to strictly enforce its intellectual property rights, and demands that Meta take immediate steps to stop using any Twitter trade secrets or other highly confidential information."

So while there still hasn't been any official confirmation of a physical fight, it seems that Musk apparently isn't against using other methods to hit back at the launch of Threads.

Featured Image Credit: Twitter / @‌lexfridman / Insta / @zuck

Topics: Elon Musk, Mark Zuckerberg, Threads, Twitter, Facebook