Meta boss Mark Zuckerberg got into a heated exchange with a referee at his first-ever Brazilian jiujitsu tournament — then went on to surprise martial-arts fans by winning gold and silver medals.
Video footage of the weekend match in Redwood City, Calif. shows the 38-year-old Facebook billionaire attempting to pin his competitor to the ground — but ending up pinned to the mat himself.
About two minutes into the bout, the referee calls the match, believing Zuckerberg — who had spent most of the match on his back — had finally “tapped out” and handed it to his competitor, according to Yahoo News.
An obviously frustrated Zuckerberg — who rose from the mat with his robe open and chest exposed — then claimed to the ref that the call was an error, Yahoo reported.
The match was eventually re-cast as a 0-0 draw, which appears to please Zuckerberg in the video as he then hugs his opponent.
Read more at https://nypost.com/2023/05/08/mark-zuckerberg-spars-with-referee-at-brazilian-jiujitsu-tournament/
#markzuckerberg #jiujitsu #caughtoncamera
The New York Post is your source for breaking news, news about New York, sports, business, entertainment, opinion, real estate, culture, fashion, and more.
Subscribe to New York Post Sports: https://www.youtube.com/c/nypostsports
Catch the latest news here: https://nypost.com/
Follow The New York Post on:
Twitter – https://twitter.com/nypost
Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/NYPost