UFC bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey won two ESPY awards, for Best Fighter and for Best Female Athlete.
When she was given the award for Best Fighter Rousey did not hold back and slammed her fellow nominee Floyd Mayweather, saying that she wondered how he felt getting beat by a girl for once. She was obviously referencing Mayweather’s history with domestic violence.
After the slam, media asked Rousey about it and she had this to say:
“I know for damn sure he knew who I was. He was running against me for ‘Best Fighter’ that year and he had signed MMA fighters, so his feigned ignorance was meant to really be a snarky remark to me. …
“I don’t let those kind of things slide, but I’m also a patient girl. I’m not the kind of chick you make snarky remarks about. I waited a whole year to say something. And you know what? If I didn’t win ‘Best Fighter’ this year, I would have waited two years or three years.”
She also mentioned that obviously she has a big fight coming up and ‘she’s not dumb’ , as in, she knew it would blow up and more attention would be brought to her fight with Bethe Correia.
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