Midnight Mania! Dana White compares Elon Musk vs. Mark Zuckerberg at UFC 1, ‘wouldn’t get a commission’

Welcome to Midnight Mania!

The UFC doesn’t do gimmick fights unless they have the potential to make big money! In that case, UFC President Dana White is happy to jump on board. In this most recent example, Conor McGregor and Brock Lesnar may retire, as their earning potential pales in comparison to standout athletes Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg.

The billionaire beef stems from the social media rivalry, and it’s been marinating for quite some time now. It wasn’t until this week, however, that the two discussed fighting inside a cage. White swung into action, speaking to both parties and revealing he was very interested in making it happen.

During an appearance on The Pat McAfee Show, White discussed some of the complexities of booking such an unusual match, revealing that it would have to be an unauthorized exhibition contest due to the size disparity. In fact, White likened the potential fight to the early days of the UFC’s open weight class.

“I spoke to them both, (Elon and I) have a call in about five minutes here,” Dana White said (via BJPenn.com). “I don’t know, listen. First of all, if they both agree and they both say, let’s start here. Elon Musk is six-foot-two and two-hundred and twenty pounds. Mark Zuckerberg is not, okay. There’s a massive difference, this thing would be like UFC 1 for god’s sake.

He continued: “We will have to determine the weight, I do not know how the commissions will consider this thing… Well, it would be an exhibition, it would not be sanctioned by a commission. There are still a lot of things you would have to do for this fight to happen. But what I love and respect is that these two guys are down, they both want to do it. They both want to fight, for people who aren’t even fighting fans, it’s fun. It’s fun to talk about, it’s fun to think about, you know me man, I’m trying to put the pieces together and see what we can do.

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