During an appearance Monday on Access Hollywood, UFC champion Ronda Rousey delivered a deft verbal jab to Floyd Mayweather.

Responding to Stephanie Bauer's question of whether she could take down Mayweather, Rousey started with a relatively diplomatic answer: "Well, I would never say that I can't beat anyone, but I don’t think me and him would ever fight."

Then she struck hard.

"Unless we ended up dating," Rousey said.

Mayweather, of course, has a history of domestic violence. As Deadspin documented, there have been "at least seven separate physical assaults on five different women that resulted in arrest or citation" and Mayweather served two months of jail time in 2012.

Two notable female journalists, ESPN's Michelle Beadle and CNN/Turner's Rachel Nichols, were denied credentials to cover his bout against Manny Pacquiao because both had reported critically about Mayweather's issues with domestic violence.

It is also worth noting that Mayweather dissed Rousey by claiming he hadn't heard of her last summer. That's when UFC president Dana White said Rousey could "hurt Mayweather badly" and Rousey said she could hang with Mayweather in an MMA fight. Mayweather responded by saying of Rousey: "I don't know who he is."

Since then, Rousey's profile has only increased with movie appearances, and Sports Illustrated just put her on the cover with a headline touting her as the "world's most dominant athlete." Here's a clip from HBO's Real Sports in which she talks about her reputation going global:

One thing Rousey and Mayweather have in common is that both have appeared in a WrestleMania. Mayweather knocked out the Big Show at WrestleMania XXIV. Rousey made a surprise appearance at WrestleMania 31 and stole the show as she threw down Triple H with a judo toss and forced Stephanie McMahon to flee the ring with a variation of her signature arm bar.

With such a hectic schedule, it might be tough for Rousey to find time to date anyone, and Tinder was a bust because she said she was recognized despite using an alias.

But when asked for the type of man she prefers, Rousey told Access Hollywood: "Everyone expects that I want these giant, burly guys, and that's not really the case. I don't come home from the gym and feel like super rough… I want to be a girl when I come home. I want to be taken care of when I get home. Right now, I'm waiting for a tall, dark pediatrician or something, you know. Something like that."

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