While it's obviously disappointing for anyone who bought tickets for the Raw events to see Rousey, her absence can actually be a blessing for the company in one way.
Rousey's last trip to the cage ended in a shocking defeat when she was knocked out in under one round by current women's bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes at UFC 207.
"I can't think of the last time I was so excited for anything", Rousey said of her upcoming match.
A number of very high-profile matches have sprung up with The Road to WrestleMania barely a month away.
This year, the first ever women's Royal Rumble victor Asuka will face off with WrestleMania: SmackDown Live Women's Champion Charlotte Flair, While, Shunsuke Nakamura, the men's Royal Rumble victor will face WWE Champion AJ Styles. among other smack downs, Roman Reigns and Brock Lesnar will wrestle it out for the the WWE Universal Championship.
Before she signed her WWE contract, Stephanie McMahon slapped Ronda Rousey, which caused the former UFC champ to put Triple H through a table. And how do you expect Rousey to perform when the bright lights are on her at "The Show Of Shows?" "The worst thing that can happen is I'll look stupid, which is not the worst thing that could really happen".
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.