Ronda Rousey fights back against Floyd Mayweather with new comments

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Ronda Rousey and Floyd Mayweather will likely never fight in a ring, or Octogon, despite the constant discussion about who would come out on top, but their ongoing war of words is enough to keep fighting fans entertained.

With Floyd Mayweather's most recent verbal blow, citing his ability to earn $300 million for a single fight as a reason to ignore Rousey, coming two weeks ago we now have the UFC superstar's responsecourtesy of TMZ.

Ramping up

Speaking to the publication today, Rousey used some sound financial logic to take the upper hand against her boxing nemesis.


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"[Floyd] said 'You make $300 million a night, then give me a call'...and I actually did the math and given the numbers of my last fight, I'm actually the highest paid UFC fighter and I'm a woman," Rousey explained.

"I think I actually make 2-3 times more than he does per when he learns to read and write, he can text me."

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The feud between perhaps the two biggest names in the fighting game has been going on for months - Floyd Mayweather's supposedly innocent failure to recognize who Rousey was, or even her gender the catalyst - and both seem unwilling to back down.

The cynics will suggest the pair are simply improving their value even further by playing out their dislike for one-another via the media.

But, whilst Floyd Mayweather always has an eye on the dollar, Ronda Rousey's opinion on the defeated boxing champion borders on hatred. As well as today's jab the UFC star of course used her ESPY acceptance speech to call out Mayweather for his history with domestic violence.

Fight fans: How much would you be willing to pay to see Mayweather vs Rousey in the ring? Have your say in the comments below...

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