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Schaub on Rousey: You hate on Mayweather and your boyfriend's beating his wife

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Brendan Schaub discussed the rumors about Ronda Rousey dating Travis Browne on his podcast.

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Brendan Schaub used to date Ronda Rousey. During his latest podcast, he spoke about his ex and current UFC women's champ dating Travis Browne, who also happens to be a former opponent that's currently accused of domestic violence.

"It's tough when you're like, uh don't be a do nothing bitch and you hate on Mayweather, and then your boyfriend's over here beating the shit out of his wife," Schaub states. "And not to mention, he's still married. So it's tough when you're a role model."

It is important to note that while a short clip (h/t r/MMA) with this specific statement has been circulating the web, those who missed it live will have to wait until the episode is released for the full context of his statements. It is also not uncommon for sensitive topics and statements like these to be cut out, although Schaub himself says the episode won't be edited down. [UPDATE: It was cut out of the episode]

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That said, having those contradictions (if true) really does make it tough to be a role model that everyone makes her out to be. People have also brought up other inconsistencies, like how DNB is used for body image issues, but she (and Dana White) had criticized Cris Cyborg for not looking like a woman. Fair or not, even if Rousey never wanted that role, she has already been thrust in that position and these don't help.

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