Excitement is building among fans as the possibility of a showdown between Mark Zuckerberg and Tom Hardy in the world of Brazilian jiu-jitsu emerges. META CEO Mark Zuckerberg recently made waves by participating in his first-ever BJJ competition, leaving a lasting impression on the community.
Zuckerberg’s stellar performance in the competition resulted in him winning two medals, earning him the admiration and respect of renowned UFC stars such as Conor McGregor, Israel Adesanya, and Alexander Volkanovski. Many of these men took to Instagram to congratulate Zuckerberg on his achievement.
Even Cris Cyborg, a former UFC champion and current Bellator Champion, showed her support for Zuckerberg in the comments section.
However, the anticipation doesn’t end there. Fans are eagerly awaiting Zuckerberg’s return to the mat, and this time, they are hoping for an epic showdown with none other than Tom Hardy.
Tom Hardy, known for his roles in blockbuster films like “Venom,” “The Dark Knight Rises,” “Inception,” “Mad Max: Fury Road,” “The Revenant,” and “Dunkirk,” has already made waves in the BJJ community.
The actor surprised everyone by competing in a Brazilian jiu-jitsu open championship held by the Ultimate Martial Arts Championships at Oakgrove School in Milton Keynes in 2022. Hardy showcased his skills, winning all his battles while donning a blue gi. The audience was captivated by his performance, further cementing his popularity within the grappling community.
He would go on to compete in March of 2023 and another time this past weekend.
Interestingly, a user named tank.Sinatra commented on Zuckerberg’s post, suggesting a potential pay-per-view showdown between Zuckerberg and Hardy. The user wrote, “Zuck vs. Tom Hardy PPV, let’s do it.”
Surprisingly, Zuckerberg himself responded to the comment, acknowledging Hardy’s prowess. He replied, “Slightly different weight class? That guy is a beast!”
The prospect of a match between these two influential figures has sparked intrigue and discussion among fans. Will it become a reality? Only time will tell.
As the world of BJJ continues to captivate audiences, the intersection of high-profile personalities and the sport itself opens up exciting possibilities for thrilling matchups and further growth of its fanbase.