Floyd Mayweather Jr. on UFC Champ Ronda Rousey: “I Don’t Know Who He Is” (Blog Video)

July 15, 2014
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UFC president Dana White believes women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey would beat Floyd Mayweather Jr. in a street fight.  When asked about the women’s champion, Mayweather replied, “I don’t know who he is.”

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  • Christina

    His comment proves at least one thing.

    • Austin, TX

      What? I’m just curious. (Seriously)

      • Darin

        Retards can throw fists

  • Money money money

    I would love to see that fight I would pay. Money would beat her faster than she beat that last girl she fought. But how funny would it be if he lost to a woman would completely destroy boxing the greatest boxer alive gets beat by a girl please make this fight happen

    • TheCerealKiller

      Boxing’s HW champ already got embarrassed by Randy, boxing seems fine. It’s never been better. O.o

      • Edward Patrick Dunne

        Yeah, Randy fought a fat, bloated middle weight in James Toney who never fought in the cage before.

        However, the one time Heavy Weight Champion of the world Ray Mercer who happened to be about 48-50 years old KNOCKED out Tim the Maniac Silva (FOrmer HVY Weight UFC Champ) in his PRIME in under 15 seconds.

        He faked a left and smashed him with an overhand right.

        • TheCerealKiller

          I just wish Diaz gets his chance to get completely embarrassed in a boxing ring.

  • How much money money money

    Offer her what other boxers make in bet she jump right in there with him

  • yeah
    • Darin

      I’ve never seen a Mayweather interview where the interviewer actually sounded LESS professional than Floyd, until now.

      • Ed Anger

        It doesn’t sound like an interview it sounds like Floyd called in to challenge what he heard on the radio

  • Chris Jeppsson

    anyone who thinks she wouldn’t win in a street fight is crazy.. that said she’d get owned in a boxing match.

  • Seth

    Floyd may be the greatest boxer or whatever, but that wasn’t brightest comment he could make…especially that he said same thing after they told him that’s a woman. Come on, Floyd…he looked like complete douche…

    • Timothy Malone

      How does it make him look like a douche? He just said he doesn’t know who Ronda Rousey is. He probably really doesn’t.

      • Seth

        He said “I don’t know who HE is” they told him that’s a woman and he said again “I don’t know who HE is”. I don’t know if that’s how american are using “he” no matter which gender they speak about, but for me that really sounded like he was retarded or something, TRYING to insult fellow combat sport competitor :/

        • Timothy Malone

          That’s not how I hear it. He says “Actually I dont even know who he is” then they tell him and he says “I thought you was talking about…I didn’t know who that is”

        • Darin

          Watch it again. He doesn’t say “he” after the off camera guy says its a woman.

  • Really

    Some of you are idiots and extremely delusional, he’s been boxing longer than she’s been alive. If he punched her in her face she’s not getting back up. I don’t care what training she’s had, I understand that the men in mma could beat Floyd silly. But you’re under estimating professional boxing and the work and training he’s had. I’ve seen many mma guys go to boxing gyms to learn technique. You guys strike me as the ones who wear tap out gear and pretend you fight. I’ve been fighting for 7 years and 3 were spent boxing, I’m pretty qualified to call out your idiocy.

    • OneFansOpinion

      He has no power!!!! Where have you boxed or fought? I trained at wild card for years, fought in both Muay Thai and MMA. I know the GFC where she works her stand up. those Armenians are FN tough in there. If you think she couldn’t put up a high guard and get her hands on him before he could knock her out, you’re a fool!

      • earlsimmons

        how many times have you gotten in the ring with mayweather? If you havent plz do not say he doesnt have enough power to KO a women. And second he is a defensive fighter. He isnt going to be aggressive and walk into her takedowns. You are a clown.

      • Digiaddict

        whoa, there…..if you think rousey can get up a guard and defend a floyd straight right then no, you are delusional. if you would have said anything other than that i would have understood. but this statement right here is foolish.

        if she did put up a high guard, and just a high guard floyd wouyld spit it with a straight jab and k.o her with his jab.

        a high guard is only part of defense, you never mentioned foot work or head movement.

  • TheCerealKiller

    He said “I, I don’t even, I thought jew talkin, I didn’t even know who dat is” clear as day. Most of you must not speak English to miss that.

    • Muaythai4life

      he said “he” before that sentence.

      • TheCerealKiller

        You’re right, he did. As soon as they said she was a she, he changed it to “I didn’t even know who dat is.” If I were him, I wouldn’t expect someone to ask me to fight a girl, that’s ridiculous. I think that might have been his point.

  • Talk with a Jab

    What kind of idiot thinks Money Mayweather can knock anyone out. He has no power, he’s not a power boxer, he’s a finesse defensive boxer that goes the distance and wins on the fact his 30-40% landed is higher than his opponent’s 15-20%. Mayweather is truly phenomenal at what he does but actually watch boxing before you talk about it as if you know what your talking about. Rousey is new to all this mainstream stuff that’s probably why he is unaware of who she is.

  • Michael Arnold

    Fear effects memory…. Floyd “Look at Me” would get his ass kicked.

  • floyd mayweather

    Floyd Mayweather is full of ignorance,

    • MrHoodie2Shoez

      how does that make him ignorant? thats like lebron james saying he doesn’t know who the best player in the wnba is

      • Guest

        You’re fighting with yourself now?

      • TRT- rex

        What is WNBA?

        • MrHoodie2Shoez

          exactly my point lmao

    • Guest

      Ignorant? I don’t know who Ron DaRousey is either lolz.

    • Dana White

      floyd mayweather is full of ronda. same differance

  • put me in the sauna coach

    She would smash him in a street fight…and that’s not a knock on him…he would destroy her in a boxing match. MMA is the closest thing to a street fight over all other sports. She’d also beat up Lebron James, just like he would destroy her in basketball. Its no shame losing to someone if they happen to do that thing professionally.

    • dr. john lee

      You are RETARDED, if you think she could beat Lebron James! Even if she could lock in the deepest armbar she’s ever locked in–LEBRON JAMES would pick her up and slam her 10x harder than Rampage SLAMMED Arona! Are you kidding me?

      Lebron James would annilhate her tomorrow!

      • put me in the sauna coach

        Before calling anyone retarded you might want to watch a clip of UFC 1, 2 or 3. There was a little guy you probably never heard of named Royce Gracie who weighed about 175 pounds, who was choking out guys almost twice his size. Why didn’t they just pick him up and slam him? Because technique and skill beats size and strength. Rampage was a fighter who trained MMA full time on top of his crazy strength..that’s why he beat Arona. If Lebron dedicated his life to MMA over the next few years the way he dedicated himself to bball then yeah..he could just “slam” her as you put you. But not tomorrow…and if you think that, then you need to go to a local MMA gym and ask to grapple with their top female who’s got a black belt in jiu jitsu or judo. Much less one of olympic caliber..let me know how that goes Doc.

        • earlsimmons

          just because YOU get smashed at your local gym by females doesnt mean the rest of us do bro. In no way shape or form does Ronda beat any male athlete and in no way she beats lebron james.

          • Aaron

            Ronda was beating the women in UFC it was getting easy for her and she was winning untail Dana white put her with the men. She fought the men in UFC and won each match and believe she would be Floyd Mayweather and LeBron James. is Steven cigar could beat Floyd Mayweather and LeBron James i thank she could do the same. If Bruce Lee was still living he would watch Floyd Mayweather box and just a week. Brue Lee would already learn boxing skill. Ronda would learn every quick in box skill, because her mom.would teach her how to punch and IF Brue Lee wasn’t dead he would teach ronda by four week.she all read knew how to box very quick.

          • put me in the sauna coach

            steady there earl …”no way she beats any male athlete?” What do you have Shaun White beating her by? KO via snowboard?

        • Rupert Martin

          This is really silly. Here is what WE ALL seem to be forgetting. Mayweather is the BEST boxer in the world. He is also a very good athlete and a lot stronger than people think. Just because he doesn’t seem to have a lot of power to KO professional fighters, he would knock out most of the people out there. That is what he does for a living. Rousy has NO chance. She is a good fighter, but she is a female. There is a reason why there isn’t coed fighting. To even think she has a chance is silly. and I am a college wrestler, who trains in BJJ and MMA. Now if you were talking about Jose Aldo that might be a horse of a different color. All respect to Rousy she is a good fighter in her own right, but lets not get carried away here. 85% of fights end up on the ground or in some type of wrestling match, but 100% start on the feet. Great to see all the different opinions on this. God bless…

    • Rupert Martin

      This is really silly. Here is what WE ALL seem to be forgetting. Mayweather is the BEST boxer in the world. He is also a very good athlete and a lot stronger than people think. Just because he doesn’t seem to have a lot of power to KO professional fighters, he would knock out most of the people out there. That is what he does for a living. Rousy has NO chance. She is a good fighter, but she is a female. There is a reason why there isn’t coed fighting. To even think she has a chance is silly. and I am a college wrestler, who trains in BJJ and MMA. Now if you were talking about Jose Aldo that might be a horse of a different color. All respect to Rousy she is a good fighter in her own right, but lets not get carried away here. 85% of fights end up on the ground or in some type of wrestling match, but 100% start on the feet. Great to see all the different opinions on this. God bless…

  • The milkman

    Not a huge fan of either. But in an mma fight you can’t compare this to randy vs james toney. Randy shot in low on toney and has much better boxing than rousey to avoid a punch or two to get the clinch and a takedown. Rousey strength in takedowns isn’t wrestling it’s judo. She doesn’t really shoot double legs she has to use her punching to get the clinch and hip toss. If she thinks she can eat a couple punches going for the clinch she would get knocked out

    • Syn

      You obviously can’t read or hear clearly they said Dana white said she could beat him. Not that she said it.

      • The milkman

        Didn’t mean to word it that way. No need to insult me for an opinion about a fight that will never happen.

        • Pazuzu

          there was an insult in there?

  • Jason Priest

    Hahaa, I don’t know who Ron DaRousey is either lolz.

  • David

    Two different sports. Two different champions, but indeed both famous of course. It´s very silly to say they don´t know each other, but if that´s the reaction of any of them it means they just move inside their own square….it´s alright, they won´t fight each other never at least in this life.

  • Yahya Ahmad

    Ronda is a great fighter. i am a big fan of both of them. Floyd shouldn’t have said that he didn’t know Ronda. That’s a shame. but i dont understand how can a womam beat man. floyd is a man. he is hard. no matter how great ronda is, she is still a woman.

  • dandogood

    Floyd makes $30 million a fight while Rousey makes 60,000 a fight. Floyd lives in a Vegas mansion while Rousey lives in a small apartment with 3 other broads. No wonder why Floyd doesn’t know who he rousey is?

  • InTheColosseumTonight

    I think he is being Coy. Dana White made the comment with the absolute intention of involving his fighters name with a very famous boxer. It is smart marketing. Reminds me of “Genesis Does what Nintendon’t” using the name of a more popular product to promote an upstart. That said, I really cant watch Mayweather fight, I just am too used to seeing champions finish fights in mma, it just seems like he is the Jon Fitch of Boxing, but he earns like the Jon Jones.