Mark Zuckerberg Wins A Jiu-Jit...


Mark Zuckerberg Wins A Jiu-Jitsu Competition After Taking Up The Sport In Lockdown

Nessa Dinneen
Nessa Dinneen

05:31 9 May 2023

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Makes us feel bad for the lack of hobbies we took up during lockdown 😂

The founder of Facebook (now known as Meta) Mark Zuckerberg is after taking home silver and gold medals at his first jiu-jitsu tournament.

The tech billionaire said he took up the martial art as a hobby early on in the pandemic and he's obviously been honing his skills in the meantime!


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After posting his achievement on Instagram, Lots of high-profile atheletes rushed to the comments to offer their congratulations, including Conor McGregor who said "Yo!!!! F***king awesome Mark".

Bernardo Faria, the Brazilian 5-time jiu-jitsu champion commented: "Amazing!!! Half guard, arm-bars, triangle! Super cool!"

Mark Zuckerberg is not the only celebrity to take up jiu-jitsu in his spare time. Ashton Kutcher, Jason Statham, Russell Brand and Tom Hardy all have competing in the sport for a number of years.

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