A persistent MMA fighter has himself a new set of wheels after audaciously calling out Tesla mogul Elon Musk.
UFC lightweight Beneil Dariush on Friday used his post-match victory speech to put Musk on the spot for what he said was Tesla's failure to deliver on a vehicle he had ordered for his expecting wife some six months earlier.
"I want to call someone out," Dariush told MMA president Dana White during his interview. "I want to call out your buddy, Elon Musk. Elon, where's my wife's car, bro? I've been waiting six months. We've had the baby. We need a good car! I gotta protect my daughter. Let's go Elon, bring me my car."
Musk, ever the media hound, didn't wait long to respond to Dariush, apologizing for the unspecified delay on social media on Saturday.
Sure enough, by Tuesday, Dariush appeared to have what his manager suggested was a loaner vehicle, until his purchased one is delivered.