Ronda Rousey: I make more money per second than Mayweather

Wednesday August 26th, 2015

Ronda Rousey has fired the latest shot in her war of words with Floyd Mayweather. 

Speaking in a video with TMZ Sports, Rousey had pointed words for Mayweather, telling the undefeated boxer she makes more money than him—and taking a shot at his reading skills as well. 

"[Floyd] said, 'You make $300 million a night, then you can give me a call,'" Rousey says in the video. "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. I think I actually make two to three times more than he does per second…so when he learns to read and write, he can text me."

Rousey's comments are the latest in a verbal spat dating to last year. In the video, Rousey is referencing comments Mayweather made about his income while promoting his fight with Andre Berto. 

WERTHEIM: Rousey is world's most dominant athlete 

Mayweather made the $300 million remark in response to a dig Rousey took at him at ESPN's ESPY awards in July, where she referenced Mayweather's history of domestic violence. 

Rousey said in an August Reddit AMA she could beat Mayweather in a "ruleless fight." Mayweather responded by saying, “whoever she is… I wish her nothing but the best.”

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