Speculation over the fight first emerged when Musk suggested a cage fight following reports that Zuckerberg was keen on creating a rival to Twitter.
Thereafter, the Facebook founder demanded the location as Musk replied with Vegas as a suggestion.
Dana White then confirmed that he had spoken to both, as it became clear that it was a serious propostion.
And all that groundwork could now become a reality.
“If Zuckerberg and Musk wanted to perform in the Colosseum they would have to make a non-violent challenge,” Italian Ministry of Culture
It is claimed that Zuckerberg’s camp had allegedly contacted Dana White about this, who in turn has been in communication with Italian representatives, as per TMZ Sports.
Thereafter, Musk confirmed that talks had taken place.
Some chance fight happens in Colosseum
— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) June 30, 2023
Naturally, this generated a lot of talking points on social media with many in favor of it.
Social Media Reaction
That would be epic!!!
— James Skinner (@twgjames) June 30, 2023
Now that would be funny
— John Murray (@JohnMur20319152) June 30, 2023
You HAVE to dress up like the gladiator if you do
— LaTouraine.eth ⌚️ (@dave_watches) June 30, 2023