UFC’s Joe Rogan Has Big Reaction to Mark Zuckerberg’s MMA Training Video

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Mark Zuckerberg shared a video of himself training mixed martial arts, and UFC commentator Joe Rogan praised the Meta CEO.

Zuckerberg posted the video on September 3. According to Zuckerberg, he trains with Khai Wu and the fighter was scheduled to compete against Joshua Dillon during Urijah Faber’s A1 Combat 5 later that night.

“One of my training partners, @khaiwu, is making his debut on @ufcfightpass tonight,” Zuckerberg wrote in the caption of the post. “Looking forward to a great fight.”

Watch the video below via the embedded Instagram post:

After Zuckerberg posted the video, the comment section was flooded with support for the tech superstar. And one person that the clip caught the attention of was Rogan.

“This is great!” Rogan commented. “I’m so happy to see this. Training looks solid too!”

Former two-division UFC champion Conor McGregor chimed in as well, writing: “Yo!!! F****** awesome Mark!”

Other Instagram users shared their take on Zuckerberg’s skills also. “Combos looking clean,” the official UFC account wrote.

“We got an open spot on Contender Series?” UFC Canada questioned.

UFC bantamweight star Sean O’Malley wrote: “Damnnn!! love seeing this.”

Reigning UFC 135-pound champion Aljamain Sterling commented: “This is really amazing to see! Idk, @ufc debut might be coming soon for you too!”

“I’m impressed,” Meta executive Melinda Davenport wrote. “The head kicks looked good! We need to think of a fighter nickname for you. And a walkout song…”

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu practitioner Bernardo Faria wrote: “Amazing!!! Half guard, arm-bars, triangle! Super cool!”

“Can I unlock these skills in the metaverse?” online content creator Adam the Creator questioned.


Zuckerberg Was Recently on Rogan’s Podcast, Shared Love for MMA

Zuckerberg appeared on episode No. 1863 of “The Joe Rogan Experience” podcast. And during their nearly three-hour conversation, Zuckerberg revealed to Rogan his love for mixed martial arts.

“I really like watching UFC for example, but I also like doing the sport,” Rogan said (h/t Jits Magazine). “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.

“There’s actually this really interesting connection between people who surf and do jiu-jitsu, and I basically collected a bunch of recommendations, ran them by a bunch of people who I know, and I trained with this guy Dave Camarillo – Guerilla Jiu Jitsu – the crazy thing is, it really is the best sport.”


Zuckerberg Describe MMA as ‘Like the Perfect Thing’

Zuckerberg continued with his take on MMA and how training has been “important” to him.

“MMA is like the perfect thing,” he continued. “Because it’s like, if you stop paying attention for one second, you’re gonna end up on the bottom. Yeah, right.

“So I’ve just found that that is just really important for me, in terms of like, what I do and being able to just kind of maintain my energy level, maintain my focus, because then like, after, you know, an hour or two of, of working out or rolling or wrestling with friends or training with different folks, it’s like, now I’m ready to go solve whatever problem at work for the day and like I’ve fully processed all the different news for the day. That’s, that’s come in, and and we’re just ready to go.”

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