The CEO of Meta, Mark Zuckerberg, has recently taken to social media to showcase his latest accomplishment in the world of martial arts. The billionaire, who has made a name for himself as a tech visionary, has now added "jiu jitsu champion" to his list of achievements.
Winning the Medal: A Journey to the Top
Zuckerberg took to Instagram to share his victories, posting a photo of his gold and silver medals, which he won at a recent jiu jitsu tournament. He expressed his gratitude towards his coaches, writing, "Thanks to @davecamarillo @khaiwu @intense0ne for training me!" Fans and fellow martial arts enthusiasts quickly filled the comments section, congratulating the tech mogul on his wins.
One user wrote, "That's awesome, congrats." Another said, "Welcome to the obsession."
The Road to Success
Zuckerberg's journey to the top of the martial arts world began last September, when he took up mixed martial arts (MMA) training.
His trainer, Khai Wu, described him as a "silent killer" in the ring, saying, "You’d never expect these guys to be able to take you down. Next thing you know, they’re attacking you with these extremely technical moves." The Facebook co-founder has also posted a video on his official Instagram handle, showing him sparring with Wu.
Mark Zuckerberg has revealed his newfound passion for mixed martial arts (MMA) in a recent appearance on the Joe Rogan Experience podcast. In his conversation with Rogan, Zuckerberg spoke candidly about his fascination with MMA, saying, "There's something so primal about it, I don't know...
Since then I've just introduced a bunch of my friends to it—we train together, and we like, wrestle together, and there's a certain intensity to it that I like." The CEO's love for the sport is evident through his social media pages, where he has promoted various fighters, including Mackenzie Dern and Khai Wu, and even featured former UFC champion Alexander Volkanovski in an advertisement for Meta.
The tech giant's latest accomplishment in the world of martial arts has once again shown his versatility and determination. From a tech visionary to a jiu jitsu champion, Zuckerberg has proven that with hard work and dedication, anything is possible. One fan summed it up perfectly, writing, "Jiu Jitsu changes lives!!! Good for you!!!"