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Mark Zuckerberg, Mike Tyson among others attend UFC 300

The main event featured a fight between Alex Pereira and Jamahal Hall

By Web Desk
April 14, 2024
Mike Tyson, Kyler Murray, Mark Zuckerberg Among Celebrities to Attend UFC 300. — X/@@HelenYeeSports
Mike Tyson, Kyler Murray, Mark Zuckerberg Among Celebrities to Attend UFC 300. — X/@@HelenYeeSports

The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) 300 featuring a fight between Alex Pereira and Jamahal Hall as the main event was held on Saturday and attended by the likes of Meta chief executive Mark Zuckerberg and the ultimate boxing legend Mike Tyson, The Sun reported.

The event was held at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas and featured 13 fights between reigning UFC champions.

Former Republican presidential candidate Vivek Ramaswamy was also among the audience.

Some other notable attendees included Arizona Cardinals quarterback Kyler Murray, Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) fighter Valentina Shevchenko and women's basketballer Kelsey Plum.

Many Hollywood stars too made an appearance including Jared Leto, who was seen mingling with Zuckerberg, Chris Pratt and Miles Teller.

Zuckerberg, who is in talks to fight Tesla CEO Elon Musk, has also challenged former featherweight champion Alexander Volkanovski.

The Facebook owner was seen sitting with UFC President Dana White.

Boxing icon Tyson, who is a close friend of White, was seen in the crowds too.

Tyson, also known as "Iron Mike", is regarded as one of the greatest heavyweight boxers of all time. He is currently preparing for his fight with YouTuber turned boxer Jake Paul.

The highly anticipated match will take place on July 20 in Texas.