Due to Mark Zuckerberg’s passion in martial arts, he recently participated in a Brazilian jiu-jitsu tournament. The Chief Executive Officer of Facebook had a very successful debut competition when he brought home medals in both the Gi and No-Gi categories of the sport’s competition.In September 2022, Zuckerberg started training in MMA, and since then, his enthusiasm for the sport has only increased. Several weeks before his most recent competition, he was seen rolling with Mikey Musumeci, who is the BJJ world champion and the ONE Championship flyweight submission grappling champion. This was likely in preparation for his most recent bout.Mark Zuckerberg posted to Instagram to publish a number of photos from a recent jiu-jitsu competition he participated in, along with a statement that read:
“I competed in my very first jiu jitsu event and ended up winning a few medals for the Guerrilla Jiu Jitsu squad. I’d want to express my gratitude to @davecamarillo, @khaiwu, and @intense0ne for their instruction.Mark Zuckerberg fought in the Masters White Belt lightweight division for Guerrilla Jiu-Jitsu, which was established by BJJ great Dave Camarillo. Zuckerberg represented Guerrilla Jiu-Jitsu.
In addition, Zuckerberg has competed against “The Great” Alexander Volkanovski in the realm of virtual reality, and Volkanovski counts the CEO of Facebook as one of his close friends. Volkanovski currently holds the title of UFC featherweight champion.In October 2022, Zuckerberg and his wife went to the UFC Vegas 61 event, where it was rumoured that he hired out the entire Apex Centre for himself and his entourage to use.
Mark Zuckerberg reacts to Israel Adesanya’s win over Alex Pereira at UFC 287
Israel Adesanya won the main event of UFC 287 by knocking out Alex Pereira with a brutal knockout in Round 2 of their fight. Pereira was Israel Adesanya’s toughest opponent to date.
Pereira held a 3-0 advantage over ‘The Last Stylebender’ from their previous encounters in combat sports, with two of his victories coming by way of knockout. Adesanya, on the other hand, overcame enormous mental and physical obstacles to win a surprising victory over ‘Poatan’ and reclaim the middleweight belt.
“The Last Stylebender” has won the UFC middleweight championship a record-tying two times, solidifying his position as one of the sport’s all-time great competitors and cementing his legacy as one of the sport’s all-time great champions.
Israel Adesanya celebrated his victory at UFC 287 by posting a celebratory photo to Instagram. Mark Zuckerberg commented on Adesanya’s post by saying, “Did it with style.” Adesanya’s post received this response from Zuckerberg. How wonderful and glad I am for you!Following his defeat at the hands of Israel Adesanya, Alex Pereira revealed that he will be moving up to the light heavyweight division. As a result, the chances of the two fighters meeting again in the UFC for a trilogy bout have considerably lowered.