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Ronda Rousey disses Floyd Mayweather at ESPYs

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Ronda Rousey is attending the ESPY's where she is nominated for several awards. While strolling on the red carpet they went ahead and awarded her the 'Best Fighter' award, one of her nominations, beating out people like Floyd Mayweather.

During her brief acceptance speech if you can call it that.

"I can't help but really say that, I wonder how Floyd feels about being beat by a woman for once," Rousey said. "I'd like to see him pretend to not know who I am now."

Mayweather of course famously said he didn't know who Rousey was, or what gender for that matter, when asked about the UFC champion. He later apologized for the comments.

I don't know what exactly is the best part of the quick fallout of this exchange on the red carpet, Rousey or Jesse Palmer's reaction.

Rousey knows exactly what she said, that it will be on every sports site around the world in a matter of seconds, or that she doesn't care.

Palmer seemed slightly surprised at her comment yet very amused all at the same time. I also imagine that this is the same face I made when hearing it.

Rousey has been known to take some stabs at Mayweather and his history of domestic violence before, like a comment about the fact that they'd only ever fight if they dated. The comparisons between Rousey and Mayweather come up rather frequently given their respective dominance in combat sports.

Rousey has also been critical of former Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice for his domestic violence incident as well, saying things would've been different if she was in the elevator with him.

Either way, Rousey's diss deserves the "Unexpected Thug Life" treatment.

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MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - NOVEMBER 15: Ronda Rousey waits in her corner before facing Holly Holm in their women's bantamweight championship bout during the UFC 193 event at Etihad Stadium on November 15, 2015 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - JULY 15: UFC fighter Ronda Rousey accepts the Best Female Athlete award onstage during The 2015 ESPYS at Microsoft Theater on July 15, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
WESTWOOD, CA - JUNE 01: Actress Ronda Rousey arrives at the Premiere of Warner Bros. Pictures' 'Entourage' at Regency Village Theatre on June 1, 2015 in Westwood, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - APRIL 01: Actress Ronda Rousey arrives at Universal Pictures Premiere of 'Furious 7'' at the TLC Chinese Theatre, Hollywood, on April 1, 2015 in Los Angeles.CA (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 24: Ronda Rousey Visits 'The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon' at Rockefeller Center on March 24, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Theo Wargo/NBC/Getty Images for 'The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon')
LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 28: Ronda Rousey celebrates her victory over Cat Zingano in their UFC women's bantamweight championship bout during the UFC 184 event at Staples Center on February 28, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 28: (Blue shorts) Cat Zingano takes down Ronda Rousey in their UFC women's bantamweight championship bout during the UFC 184 event at Staples Center on February 28, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 28: (Top) Ronda Rousey grapples with Cat Zingano in their UFC women's bantamweight championship bout during the UFC 184 event at Staples Center on February 28, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)
HONG KONG - AUGUST 20: UFC women's bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey at a Q&A session during the Macao UFC Fight Night Press Conference at the Four Season Hotel on August 20, 2014 in Hong Kong. (Photo by Anthony Kwan/Getty Images)
MACAU - AUGUST 22: Ronda Rousey arrives a special screening of 'The Expendables 3' at The Venetian Macao on August 22, 2014 in Macau, Macau. (Photo by Jerome Favre/Getty Images for The Venetian Macao)
NEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 02: Swizz Beatz and Ronda Rousey appear at Reebok and UFC Announce Long-Term Partnership at Industria Studios on December 2, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Brad Barket/Getty Images for Reebok)
LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 28: (R) UFC President Dana White congratulates Ronda Rousey on her victory over Cat Zingano in their UFC women's bantamweight championship bout during the UFC 184 event at Staples Center on February 28, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)
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