Floyd Mayweather Defends Ronda Rousey Following Her KO Loss To Holly Holm

Few people will ever accuse undefeated boxing legend Floyd Mayweather of being a good person, but this week he was the bigger man and took the high road as it pertained to Ronda Rousey's stunning upset loss.

"I don't think it's cool how everyone is trolling her on social media," Mayweather told Fight Hype. "Certain things you have to learn. People will love you on Friday and then Sunday morning, it's nothing but negative comments and people making jokes and people making fun about you, which I don't think is cool."

Mayweather and Rousey have traded verbal shots with each other for years, dating back to Mayweather claiming he didn't know who Ronda Rousey was. At this year's ESPY Awards, Ronda Rousey won the Best Fighter award, and said she wondered how Floyd felt getting beat by a woman for once, citing his past with domestic violence.

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Mayweather opened up about the subject, and was very complimentary of Rousey, saying that he thinks she'll be able to recover from the loss.

"I've never been on the other side, so I don't know how it feels. I'm pretty sure she's a very, very strong person, but we still have to take into consideration that she has feelings. I think that everything is just a learning experience. In due time, she'll be able to bounce back and make some noise again in mixed martial arts," Mayweather said.

50 Cent posted a photo on Instagram ridiculing Rousey, and claiming that Mayweather put him up to it. The photo has since been deleted.

Rousey commented publicly and said she's okay physically and will return to the cage after a break. She was seen leaving an Australian airport with boyfriend Travis Browne, while trying cover her face.

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