Before committing herself to scripted violence, Rousey was the greatest real fighter of her generation.
Rousey made her WWE debut immediately after the first-ever Women's Royal Rumble match, which was won by Asuka.
When discussing her future, Rousey said that she will not officially retire from mixed martial arts but her return is about as likely as a return to judo. Kudos to the WWE for doing that, despite the absences of Lesnar and Rousey. She has done few interviews and the public has only learned of her lack of UFC plans via UFC president Dana White. First, she lost to Holly Holm in humiliating fashion and then, in 2016, she was brutalized by current bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes. While many fans questioned the fact that Ronda was not at the event, and started to compare her on social media to a part-time start like Lesnar, there was a legitimate reason why Rousey was not at the show. During her MMA career, she paid tribute to it by forming the "Four Horsewomen" alongside her MMA teammate Shayna Baszler, who is now signed to the WWE.More news: AAP, Cong bury hatchet to stop sealings
More news: Virginia loses key player to broken wrist three days before NCAA tournament
More news: Closing Time Looms for All Toys R Us Stores
"One other thing, and that is this word of respect and so forth and the lack of it, let me just say that based on what just happened Roman Reigns has been temporarily suspended".
Every Raw of 2018 prior to the March 12 show has generated a loss in viewership in the third hour accounting for close to one-sixth of Raw's weekly viewership but this week's show saw a much smaller viewership decrease 154,000 - the lowest third-hour drop this year.
As for the major difference between WWE and the UFC, she said that WWE was like a team, while UFC and judo were individual efforts.