She beat out the likes of fellow UFC fighter Donald Cerrone, and boxers Gennady Golovkin and Terrance Crawford—and lest we forget, Floyd Mayweather Jr. Yes, the UFC's female bantamweight champ can finally say that she has given the undefeated boxer a loss.
A year ago, Mayweather was berated for having proclaimed that he didn't know who Rousey was—an incident that he sought forgiveness for after beating Rousey for the same ESPY trophy last year. So consider this year's victory as Rousey's revenge in what could be the closest thing to a matchup between the two.
And boy did Rousey relish the moment. On the ESPY red carpet after receiving the actual trophy, she made sure to deliver this coup-de-grâce of a quote:
"I can't help but really say that I wonder how Floyd feels being beat by a
woman for once. I'd like to see you pretend to not know who I am now."
Oooh, that's as deadly as one of Ronda's arm bar finishers. Watch it here: