Mark Zuckerberg recently enjoyed the company of two MMA icons Israel Adesanya and Alexander Volkanovski. The two were spotted as they gathered at Zuckerberg’s luxurious residence in Lake Tahoe. The Meta CEO invited the pair to unwind and appreciate the breathtaking views.
Adesanya took to his Instagram story to share a video capturing the relaxed atmosphere, including Zuckerberg’s impressive wakeboarding skills. He also showed Volkanovski in the clip, undoubtedly relishing a well-deserved break following his dominant performance against Yair Rodriguez at UFC 290.
During UFC 290, Adesanya was present as his close friend and teammate Alexander Volkanovski successfully defended his featherweight title for the fifth time. Headlining the pay-per-view event, Volkanovski emerged victorious and was hailed as the “greatest of all time” by Adesanya himself.
At UFC 290, Adesanya had his own memorable moment when he got into a furious argument with Dricus du Plessis in the wake of the South African’s unexpected victory over Robert Whittaker.
Mark Zuckerberg, Israel Adesanya, and Alexander Volkanovski training together have certainly made waves in the combat sports world. Several weeks ago, the Meta CEO sparked excitement when he engaged in a spirited online exchange with Elon Musk regarding a potential MMA bout.
The desire to organize a matchup was evident from both Zuckerberg and Musk, although it was initially unclear whether their enthusiasm was genuine or playful banter.
Renowned podcaster and engineer Lex Fridman possesses a black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu. He shared a photo online featuring himself alongside former UFC champion Georges St-Pierre and BJJ expert John Danaher. The trio had been invited to assist Elon Musk in his preparations for a MMA bout against Mark Zuckerberg.
In the wake of Alexander Volkanovski’s spectacular triumph at UFC 290, both he and Israel Adesanya received an invitation to spend their time with Mark Zuckerberg. Adesanya took to social media and posted a picture of them along with the caption: “No fugazi with Mark. This is serious business.”