‘Time to stand up or shut up’ – Combat World including Joe Rogan and Jake Paul react to Elon Musk’s $43 billion takeover on Twitter

Elon Musk buying Twitter has been in the news since the microblogging site’s board of directors approved Elon Musk’s $44 billion takeover bid. The fight community was particularly thrilled with the news, and pros like Joe Rogan, Ben Askren and YouTuber-turned-boxer Jake Paul recorded their reactions to the news.

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Remarkably, most of the reactions that came out came from Twitter itself after Elon Musk, with a Tweet, announced his takeover of the social media giant.

Former ONE Championship and UFC fighter Ben Askren tweeted, “So @elonmusk owns @Twitter! It’s time to shut up or shut up, it should be fascinating to watch this all unfold.

YouTuber turned boxer Jake Paul, who defeated Ben Askren and former UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley in an exhibition boxing bout, tweeted, “With Twitter being the left’s most toxic and corrupt platform full of lies, they will no longer have a platform to censor, hide and manipulate the truth. If this tweet drives you crazy, then you are guilty🤓 love. love Elon.

UFC commentator and podcast host Joe Rogan, who twice hosted Elon Musk on his podcast, couldn’t contain his excitement. “LET’S GO FUCK GOOOOO,” Rogan captioned a post upon hearing the news.

ESPN’s Marc Raimondi had his priorities clear and just in time for the Elon Musk era, “No more underscore business. @marcraimondi has been secured after 13 years on this platform. Thanks to @sorevawaslike and @TessaHursh for the help! I am the rebirth of Twitter… Just in time for Elon…?”

While all of the above were off-the-cuff reactions, Joe Rogan was certainly part of Team Musk from the start.

Joe Rogan wanted Elon Musk to buy Twitter from the start

In his conversation with boxing legend Mike Tyson on the latter’s podcast, the longtime cfu The commentator said he wants Elon Musk to buy Twitter.

It had to do with Rogan and Musk’s similar stance on hot-button issues, and he conveyed the same to Tyson on the podcast.

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“I hope he buys Twitter because he’s committed to the idea of ​​free speech. We can’t let people dictate what people can say,” Rogan told Tyson. “They did some things where they didn’t allow people to get links to certain news stories that they thought were unfavorable to particular candidates. As if it were dangerous. As if you controlled the elections.

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