This blog's content was taken from episode 286, "Musk vs. Zuckerberg and Cooling Inflation ".  

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The rivalry between Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg has taken an unexpected turn as Elon Musk issued a challenge for a fight against Zuckerberg. It appears that Zuckerberg has agreed to the challenge, setting the stage for a highly anticipated showdown.

The news of this potential fight has gathered immense attention, with UFC president Dana White confirming that he has spoken to both billionaires. White believes that the fight between Musk and Zuckerberg could generate unprecedented revenue for the UFC. While the standard pay-per-view cost for UFC events is usually $80, White speculates that the demand for this battle could allow them to charge $100, and he believes that the event could bring in over $1 billion in revenues.

To put this into perspective, the previous highest-grossing fight in terms of revenue was the 2017 bout between Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather, which generated over $600 million. If Musk and Zuckerberg were to go through with the fight, their battle could surpass this record. 

The animosity between the two billionaires has been evident for some time. In 2018, Musk made headlines when he deleted the Facebook pages of his companies, Tesla and SpaceX, and publicly criticized Facebook, calling it "lame." This move further fueled the ongoing rivalry between Musk and Zuckerberg.

In addition to their clash over social media platforms, Musk and Zuckerberg have also found themselves on opposing sides of the AI debate. Musk has repeatedly expressed concerns about the potential dangers and ethical implications of artificial intelligence, while Zuckerberg has been more optimistic about its potential benefits.

More recently, the two billionaires have found themselves at odds over reports of Meta (formerly Facebook) working on developing a rival platform to Twitter. This has intensified the competition between the tech giants, adding another layer to their already heated relationship.