LAILA Ali has picked Floyd Mayweather Jr. to win over Manny Pacquiao and at the same time said she can beat any woman in the world, including UFC star fighter Ronda Rousey.
In an interview with TMZ Sports, the daughter of legendary boxer Muhammad Ali, said she expects the unbeaten Mayweatherto win against Pacquiao due to the American's superior skills.
“I’ll probably go with Mayweather because he is a skilled fighter,” Ali said. “Mayweather is a superior talent. Pacquiao is a great fighter but I always go with skills over just being a brawler like Pacquiao.”
The 37-year-old longtime world boxing champion also seethed when asked by TMZ Sports if she can beat the celebrated Rousey, who beat Cat Zingano recently in just 14 seconds to stay unbeaten in her MMA career.
“No woman in the world can beat me. Period,” Ali answered.
No even Rousey, she added.
“Of course not,” said Ali. “She’s too much smaller than me anyways. She’s like the size of my daughter. My three-year-old.”
Ali later clarified on Twitter that she is not interested in a comeback, whether in boxing or UFC.
“Let's b clear ... I'm retired & not interested in fighting anyone. When asked questions, I just answer them honestly. Everybody stay relaxed!” Ali wrote on her @TheRealLailaAli Twitter account.