“Relief”: 51-Year-Old Elon Musk’s Mother, Maye, Steps In to Save Her Son Revealing MMA Fight With Mark Zuckerberg Is Now Scrapped, Twitter CEO Responds

Published 06/24/2023, 12:42 AM EDT

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In a surprising turn of events, the highly anticipated cage fight between Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg appears to be on the verge of cancellation. Despite UFC president Dana White’s willingness to let the two tech moguls duke it out, one prominent figure remains vehemently opposed to this clash of titans.

Maye Musk, the mother of billionaire Elon Musk, took to Twitter to express her disapproval. She stated that she is not a fan of her son’s venture into combat sports.

In response to a tweet by Mario Nawfal titled “Musk Vs. Zuckerberg Cage Fight: How I Accidentally Caused It,” Maye Musk offered a significant revelation. Hint: It is not about who is going to be the commentator for the fight!


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In response to the tweet by Nawfal, Maye Musk emphasized her role in the potential cancellation. In her tweet, she stated, “And now the fight has been canceled. Great relief!”

Even when MIT scientist and podcaster Lex Fridman voiced his support for the Musk vs. Zuckerberg showdown on Twitter, Maye Musk quickly interjected with a stern admonishment, urging him not to encourage such a spectacle.


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She firmly cancels the fight without informing the parties involved, according to her. She maintains her stance by reiterating the fight’s cancellation. This resolute position showcases her disapproval of the proposed matchup.
Elon Musk took his mother’s objections with a lighthearted approach. In response to her tweets, he playfully used a laughing face emoji, which might indicate that he was not taking the situation too seriously.

Musk vs. Zuckerberg is taking over the ‘MMA-verse’

The uncertainty behind the fight is still ongoing. However, the story has already involved most of the MMA community.

On Zuckerberg’s side, he has been offered training support by Jon Jones, the UFC heavyweight champion. He has also enlisted the help of Mikey Musumeci, the BJJ prodigy, as his personal grappling coach.

Subsequently, Elon Musk’s team is shaping up to be quite extensive. Figures like Andrew Tate, Hasbulla, and even UFC fighter Sean Strickland have offered to be in his corner.


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The potential cancellation of the Musk vs. Zuckerberg cage fight would disappoint eager fans anticipating the clash between these tech industry heavyweights. However, Maye Musk’s vocal disapproval and her assertion of canceling the fight has added uncertainty to the situation.


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As fans and pundits await official confirmation from the parties involved, the fate of this SuperFight of The Century hangs in the balance!

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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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