Elon Musk Apparently Didn’t Want To Be Drug Tested, Medically Screened In Fight Vs Mark Zuckerberg

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We now know why Elon Musk didn’t want the UFC involved in his fight vs Mark Zuckerberg.

Last week, fight negotiations between Musk and Zuckerberg began breaking down when he insinuated that he didn’t want the UFC involved in the fight.

Musk then said he wanted to fight Zuckerberg in his backyard a few days later.

UFC president Dana White spoke to TMZ about why the fight broke down, and according to White, Musk didn’t want to deal with an athletic commission drug testing him and getting medically cleared to fight.


“He and I talk multiple times a week,” White said of Zuckerberg. “And we had dinner last Monday. He’s very serious about competing. And when he mentioned it, he said — listen — what he was saying in response to Elon was there are tons of professional organizations out there and this is the way this should be done, not in some backyard or whatever Elon was saying.”

He added that Zuck understood the fight would have to be sanctioned by an athletic commission, there would need to be proper medical testing and drug testing … and when Elon didn’t seem to get that — he said Zuckerberg pivoted.

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