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Mark Zuckerberg says it’s ‘time to move on’ from the Elon Musk fight

Meta's CEO, Mark Zuckerberg, expresses fatigue over Elon Musk's playful cage match banter. Is the highly-anticipated billionaire brawl really off the table?

Elon Musk vs Mark Zuckerberg

In a recent rollercoaster of techie taunts and billionaire banters, Mark Zuckerberg finally takes a stand on the cage match drama with Elon Musk. Using Threads, Zuckerberg expressed his sentiments, "It’s time to move on." He further remarked on Musk’s nonchalance about the whole event, especially Musk's quirky offer of a “practice round in my backyard.”

Mark Zuckerberg (@zuck) on Threads
I think we can all agree Elon isn’t serious and it’s time to move on. I offered a real date. Dana White offered to make this a legit competition for charity. Elon won’t confirm a date, then says he needs surgery, and now asks to do a practice round in my backyard instead. If Elon ever gets serious a…

The drama started unraveling when screenshots, revealing text exchanges between these moguls, emerged. Shared by user DogeDesigner and later, Musk himself, the messages showcased Musk's suggestion of a “practice bout” at Zuckerberg’s residence. Zuckerberg, ever the competitor, retorted, hinting that Musk should train properly and approach him when he's “ready to compete."

Back in June, the world watched with bated breath as the two CEOs seemed to commit to the duel. Initially perceived as an epic showdown, the idea soon turned into a string of exhausting updates and claims from Musk. Meanwhile, Zuckerberg maintained a consistent stand, reiterating his readiness for the bout.

And as the Meta CEO clearly stated, if this face-off ever materializes, he'll be the first to break the news. Until then, it might be wise not to hold our breath. With unpredictable personas like Zuckerberg and Musk, it’s always a toss-up. But for now, this match seems more banter than battle.