Zuckerberg Undergoes Knee Surgery for martial Arts Knee Injury

Mark Zuckerberg, the founder of Meta (formerly Facebook), has successfully undergone surgery following a knee injury suffered during training for an upcoming mixed martial arts competition.

Meta Platforms Inc. Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg underwent surgery to repair a torn knee ligament sustained during a mixed martial arts session, he said Friday in a post on Instagram.

Tore my ACL sparring and just got out of surgery to replace it,” Zuckerberg wrote in the caption of a post with a series of photos showing him in a hospital bed, his knee bandaged and in a brace. The CEO, 39, said

“Grateful for the doctors and team taking care of me. I was training for a competitive MMA fight early next year, but now that is delayed a bit.

“Still looking forward to doing it after I recover. Thank you to everyone for the love and support.”


The founder of Facebook, the social-media company that was renamed Meta, is known for setting the overall strategy for the business and getting deeply involved in efforts like artificial intelligence, virtual reality and the metaverse.

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