Mayweather opened up about Rousey to FightHype.com -- saying people unfairly tried to pit him against Ronda in the past because of his 2010 domestic violence incident.
Mayweather denied beating his ex-girlfriend but says, "Am I guilty of restraining someone? Yes. I'm not perfect."
"God only made one thing perfect ... that's my boxing record."
Floyd then turned his focus back to Ronda -- encouraging her to get back in the Octagon and fight again.
"Stay focused ... go back to the drawing board."
He added, "2017 is a whole new year."