He needs to assist Elon Musk put Johnny Depp on Mars — with a punch.
SpaceX boss Musk, 49, would possibly’ve been goofing round when he challenged Depp, 57, to a “cage combat” final week for allegedly threatening to take away his manhood. Nevertheless, now Conor McGregor’s coach is providing to coach the Tesla founder for the supposed showdown.
“Should you want a coach let me know @elonmusk,” read the tweet Monday from John Kavanagh, 43, who was named the Coach of the Yr on the 2017 MMA Awards. Kavanagh quipped in a subsequent tweet: “I kinda hope he’d throw me a Tesla if I do job.”
The coach’s outrageous supply has sparked blended reactions from the blended martial arts neighborhood.
“Excellent,” tweeted former Bodog Fight bantamweight champion Tara LaRosa, 42.
“Can be the most important combat in fight historical past,” commented another Twitter follower.
Nevertheless, different social-media fight fans hoped that Kavanagh would lend his experience to teaching Depp as an alternative.
Sadly for MMA lovers, it’s unlikely that the celeb grudge match will ever materialize. Musk threw down the gauntlet in obvious jest whereas discussing Depp’s highly publicized divorce trial with the New York Instances final week. The interviewer had requested Musk about texts Depp had despatched threatening to “slice” off his “d - - okay” for allegedly sleeping with ex-wife Amber Heard whereas they have been nonetheless married — an accusation the serial entrepreneur denied.
“If Johnny needs a cage combat, simply let me know,” responded Musk whereas laughing. The billionaire additionally laughed when requested about courtroom revelations that Depp had dubbed him “Mollusk” over his alleged philandering.
“I hope he recovers from this example,” added the mogul, who just lately welcomed a child boy — named X Æ A-Xii — into the world along with his associate, singer-songwriter Grimes, 32.
If the 2 huge pictures did hypothetically go toe-to-toe, Johnny could be out of his Deppth. In line with extremely unofficial online stat sheets, the “Pirates of the Caribbean” star weighs in round 172 kilos and is 5-feet 10-inches tall, whereas Musk weighs a reported 205 pounds with a peak of 6 toes 2 inches.
The automotive magnate additionally just lately revealed on the “Joe Rogan Experience” podcast that he took taekwondo as a child and is taken with pursuing Brazilian jiu-jitsu.