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Ronda Rousey: 'I won't fight Floyd Mayweather ... unless we end up dating'

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There was some talk over the last year or so about Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) women's bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey fighting undefeated boxing icon Floyd Mayweather Jr., thanks to the salesmanship of UFC President Dana White.

See how this mess got started here.

While the "man vs. woman" debate is not exclusive to combat sports, it's been a topic of conversation after "Rowdy" blew through her division with relative ease and even squared off against a male fighter when the shit hit the reality show fan.

That said, would she ever agree to fight Mayweather?

"Well, I would never say that I can't beat anyone," Rousey told Access Hollywood. "I don't think me and him would ever fight unless we ended up dating."

Ouch.

On the surface, that comment suggests that couples routinely fight, but in this case, it may be a dig at Mayweather for his history of domestic violence, something that landed "Money" behind bars and continues to plague him before every big fight.

The full clip below:

Rousey can next be seen fighting Bethe Correia at UFC 190 in August (more on that here).