Mark Zuckerberg shows off MMA skills in new training video

Meta CEO, Mark Zuckerberg is seen in a recent video training with a mixed martial arts fighter Khai Wu.

The video has been met with surprise from both MMA fans and non-MMA fans alike.

In the video, Mark Zuckerberg is in a pretty intense training session applying various martial arts techniques including takedowns, and head kicks. He even manages to secure an armbar.

Many UFC (Ultimate Fighting Championship) fighters like Conor McGregor and Alex Volanovski have posted words of praise in the comments of that video.

In the past, Zuckerberg has expressed that he is an MMA fan and trains occasionally. There’s no doubt about that after seeing this video.

It would be a stretch to say that the Facebook founder will be starting an MMA career soon, but who knows? He may be involved in the fight business in different ways.

UFC, the leading MMA organization, has been in existence for about 28 years and continues to be a symbol for mixed martial arts across the globe.

Other Celebrities who do MMA

Barack Obama executing a rear-naked choke in black gi
Obama wearing a gi

Zuckerberg finds himself in a list of actors, comedians and presidents who train in some sort of martial arts.

Here are some prominent personalities who train in MMA.

1. Joe Rogan (podcaster and UFC commmentator)

2. Jason Statham (actor)

3. Guy Ritchie (movie director)

4. Vin Diesel (actor)

5. Dave Bautista (actor, WWE superstar)

6. Wiz Khalifa (rapper)

7. Halle Berry (actress)

8. Tom Hardy (actor)

9. Keanu Reeves (actor)

10. Barack Obama (former US President)

In an upcoming UFC event, Khamzat Chimaev faces Nate Diaz in a welterweight (170lbs) matchup. 

You can watch UFC events via ESPN/ESPN+

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