Elon Musk confirms Meta will livestream his fight with Mark Zuckerberg and it will happen in Italy
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Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg’s proposed cage fight is going full steam ahead, as the X boss has now confirmed where fans can watch them tussle.
Since then, the location of the fight has been confirmed and users of both X and Meta platforms will be able to stream it.
This comes a day after UFC president Dana White said he spoke to Italy’s culture minister about the prospect of staging a fight between the pair at the Colosseum in Rome.
However, judging by Musk’s latest tweet, White does not appear to be involved in the upcoming battle though Italy still seems to be the chosen location.
Musk continued: “Livestream will be on this platform and Meta. Everything in camera frame will be ancient Rome, so nothing modern at all.
“I spoke to the PM of Italy and Minister of Culture. They have agreed on an epic location.”
Fans of the feuding billionaires will have to wait a little longer to find out exactly where the fight will take place in Italy.
Twitter Blue subscribers will be pleased to know that they are set to get ‘bonus’ content, after an X subscriber asked Musk about the matter and whether behind the scenes footage would be on the cards.
“Absolutely!” he replied.
Over the last several months, both tech magnates have gone back and forth on social media - Musk even went as are as to calling his rival a 'cuck'.
Zuckerberg said last week that he is ‘not holding his breath’ over the fight, as he revealed he suggested it should take place on 26 August.
The Facebook co-founder shared a post on the Threads app on 6 August that he was ‘ready today’ for the quibble, but he had not had any confirmation about when they would fight.
“I’m ready today. I suggested August 26 when he first challenged, but he hasn’t confirmed. Not holding my breath,” Zuckerberg said.
Although Musk has yet to confirm the chosen date, on Monday (7 August) he gave an update by revealing he may need surgery before the fight can take place.
“Exact date is still in flux,” Musk tweeted. “I’m getting an MRI of my neck & upper back tomorrow. May require surgery before the fight can happen. Will know this week.”
On the flip side, Zuckerberg posted a picture of himself looking ripped after a training session with UFC legends Israel Adesanya and Alexander Volkanovski last month.
So, we can all see why Musk hasn’t set a date yet…