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Ronda Rousey's Floyd Mayweather burn stole the ESPYs red carpet (VIDEO)

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The story behind Floyd Mayweather and Ronda Rousey's animosity

Ronda Rousey isn't afraid of anyone.

There is not a single other fighter on the planet who can hold a candle to this mixed martial arts champion, and there is no way she is ever going to back down from a fight.

So, naturally, Rousey was presented with the "Best Fighter" award on the red carpet of ESPN's ESPY Awards, beating out many other fighters — fighters like undefeated champion Floyd Mayweather.

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And when she was asked how she felt about her news accolade, Rousey took a completely warranted jab at Mayweather for his domestic abuse past. (In case you don't know, Mayweather has been charged with domestic violence and battery charges so many times I have lost count.)

She said, "I wonder how Floyd feels being beaten by a woman for once."

Takedown. TKO. *Slowly raise Rousey's arm.* Of course, the Twittersphere exploded with slow-claps and people loving Rousey for saying what everyone was thinking.

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The story behind Floyd Mayweather and Ronda Rousey's animosity

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