Mr Zuckerberg began training in 2021 mostly on a lark in his garage, where he built a “mini academy” with a group of friends who competed with him. He has said that he appreciates that Brazilian jujitsu requires “100 percent focus” and strategic thinking, rather than brute strength, to defeat an opponent.
Mr. Zuckerberg has sought out martial arts experts including Dave Camarillo, James Terry and Khai Wu. In May, he participated in his first public martial arts tournament in Redwood City, California, which he attended in secret—until he took off his hat and sunglasses to fight. He won gold and silver medals in the challenge.
Last year, Meta also announced that it has partnered with UFC to bring mixed martial arts fights to its virtual reality app Horizon Worlds.
Mr. White said Mr. Zuckerberg was really dedicated to the game.
“I’ve been talking to Zuckerberg for about two years now,” he said. “And it’s never like a joke or we’re joking and laughing.” He added that Meta’s chief executive was “very serious all the time”.
Mr. Zuckerberg is probably in fighting condition. Two people close to him said he has been exercising hard, going on runs and challenging friends and co-workers to beat his times. This month he posted a personal record completing the “Murph” challenge, That required completing a series of pull-ups, push-ups, running several miles, and hundreds of squats, all while wearing heavy, military-grade body armor.
He recently said, “I think doing sports that basically require your full attention has been really important for my mental health and keeping me focused on what I’m doing.” podcast case.
On the other hand, Mr. Musk has Tweeted he “almost never” works and once hurt back Surgery was required after participating in an exhibition with a sumo wrestler. this month, he Said He had trained in “judo, kyokushin (full contact)” – two Japanese martial arts – and “no rules streetfighting”.