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Ronda Rousey: I can beat anyone in a 'ruleless fight'

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Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

There seems to be no end in sight when it comes to the Ronda Rousey-Floyd Mayweather discussion.

Rousey, the UFC women's bantamweight champion, addressed a question about Mayweather again Monday during her Reddit MMA. The former Olympic bronze medalist in judo answered much in the same way she has in the past about potentially fighting a man.

"Do I think I would legit beat Mayweather in a ruleless fight?" Rousey said. "Floyd is one of the best boxers of all time. He would definitely beat me in a boxing match. I unfortunately don't get into 'matches.' I fight for a living. In a no rules fight, I believe I can beat anyone on this planet."

Rousey, 28, once said she believed she could beat former UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez in a fight, so this statement should not come as a surprise.

This whole saga between Rousey and Mayweather started last year when Mayweather said he didn't know who she was. It has since been fueled by media questions, Rousey and the UFC. After beating out Mayweather for Fighter of the Year the ESPYS last month, Rousey spouted off about the popular boxer.

"I wonder how Floyd feels being beaten by a woman for once," Rousey said, in direct reference to his past convictions on domestic abuse charges.

Last week, Mayweather responded to Rousey on ESPN.

"I've yet to see any MMA fighter, or other boxer, make over $300 million in 36 minutes," Mayweather said. "When she can do that, then call me."

Mayweather also called a reporter "a comedian" when he was asked during his press conference last week about fighting Rousey. The UFC responded to Mayweather's barb on Twitter this weekend.

There is very little chance of a fight between the two dominant combat sports athletes happening, yet the question continues to be brought up. Rousey stands by the fact that, if it did under the right circumstances, that she would win.

"Boxing is a sweet science with strict rules that I respect very much and aspire every day to improve at," Rousey said during the AMA. "But you said ruleless fight, and that's my honest answer."