Mark Zuckerberg posted footage of his MMA training session, receiving a ton of praise for his dedication to mixed martial arts.
Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg shared a video of himself sparring with mixed martial artist Khai ‘The Shadow’ Wu before the latter made his UFC debut with a loss by unanimous decision Saturday night against Joshua Dillon.
Zuckerberg turned a lot of heads in the MMA community when footage of his training went viral. Big names such as Alexander Volkanovski, Aljamain Sterling, and Conor McGregor, offered up praise in the comments section.
Conor McGregor: Yo!!! F awesome Mark!
Alexander Volkanovski: Looking the goods
Aljamain Sterling: This is really amazing to see! Idk, UFC debut might be coming soon for you too!
Gilbert Burns: That’s dope
Cody Garbrandt: Okay!!!! Respect to you
Joe Lauzon: This is awesome.Chris Weidman: pretty awesome!
Urijah Faber: The Triple Threat (accompanied by brain, fist, and money bag emojis)
Sean O’Malley: Damnnn!! love seeing this.
The 38-year-old Zuckerberg recently revealed on Joe Rogan’s podcast his interest in MMA.
“I really like watching UFC … but I also like doing the sport,” Zuckerberg said. “It’s because I have a connection to it. Since COVID, I got super into surfing and foiling, and then really into MMA. I know a lot of people who do it. MMA is like the perfect thing. Because it’s like, if you stop paying attention for one second, you’re gonna end up on the bottom.”