Days After Fuelling Billionaire Super Fight, Dana White’s Latest Stunt Leaves Fans Divided as Talks of Elon Musk vs. Mark Zuckerberg Captivates World

Published 06/25/2023, 4:18 AM EDT

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Ever since Mark Zuckerberg and Elon Musk exchanged words about a fight on Twitter, the MMA-verse has been abuzz with speculation about the fight’s chances of materializing. Dana White, president of the UFC, has also stepped in to promote the event.

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Recently, White shared a poll on his Instagram asking fans to choose between Musk and Zuckerberg. The fan reactions were swift and filled with comments criticizing White for his apparent change in stance on promoting “gimmick fights.”

However, former UFC fighter, Jorge Masvidal, had no hesitation in revealing his favorite billionaire. Nevertheless, Masvidal’s positive engagement on the post is not the general sentiment among the MMA community as they criticized White.


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The story was shared as a post by the ‘Full Violence’ Instagram page and had reactions going wild in the comments.

In response to the poll, Masvidal stated, “Musk all day that boy sends missiles for a living.” 


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Despite the enthusiasm from some fans, the reactions to the post were mixed:

I don’t do gimmick fights” opens up a slap fighting promotion, BMF belt pt2, Zuckerberg vs Elon Musk

Unpopular opinion: Musk vs Zuck doesn’t break the McGregor vs Khabib PPV record. I don’t care how popular they are

Dude could make this fight but couldn’t make jones vs stipe or jones vs ngannou smh

Proving Ariel right once again lmao

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Let’s be real y’all can’t blame Dana at all for wanting to make this fight happen 😂 this is literally a billion dollar fight

Worried about all this dumb shit and slap nuts while putting on the worst cards im company history the last 3 months

“Felt cute, might delete later” vibes

We all buying this sh*t without hesitation. Couple title fights before this main event. Done.

If he pulls this off, that’s it, he’s the GOAT

Both billionaires have expressed their interest, but the question remains if the fight could actually happen under the UFC banner.

Can Dana White pull off the super fight of the century?


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The developments in the Musk vs Zuckerberg fight have dominated MMA media, capturing the attention of UFC legends like Michael Bisping, who offered to commentate, and Jon Jones, who offered to train Mark Zuckerberg. The community is buzzing with excitement.

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The fans have recently criticized Dana White for promoting his slap-fighting league. They have expressed their disagreement with the direction the UFC is taking. This criticism is evident from the reaction to the Instagram story.


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It remains uncertain whether the fight will actually happen and if Dana White will organize a main event featuring two billionaires in an MMA fight. The developments have undoubtedly made waves in the MMA media, with notable figures expressing interest and fans expressing their opinions.Do you think the fight will happen? Let us know in the comments below!

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Dushyant Patni


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Dushyant Patni is a UFC writer at EssentiallySports. He fell in love with MMA at the tender age of fourteen and his appreciation for the craft has led him to become a practitioner, too. With a master's degree in English and an extensive background as a writer and editor, he uses his technical ability to articulate the nuances of the sport.
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