Ronda Rousey has trashed reports she is set to hang up the spandex and step out of the WWE spotlight to start a family.

Speculation has been intense that Rousey, 31, wants children with husband and UFC heavyweight Travis Browne and would be willing to step away from the ring in order to have children.

A report in Wrestling News Observer said the UFC legend could be heading for the door just over a year after arriving in the WWE.

"There was a decent amount of talk this past week internally, since we heard it from several people, that Rousey would finish up at WrestleMania," the report read on Thursday.

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"That may not be decided as that aspect is just the feeling people had since it's the logical ending everyone came to based on the situation."

WWE quickly responded in a statement that said: "Ronda Rousey is under contract with WWE until 4/10/2021."

But Rousey went one step further when speaking with ESPN when she completely demolished the thought.

"I honestly don't know why (anyone) feels like (they're) an authority to speak on the plans for my uterus," she said.

"If I responded every single time the world speculated what I was doing with my womb I would not have a free moment in the day.

"I really don't feel like I should have to respond to that kind of thing. It's my vagina, my life, keep the speculations to yourself. Leave me and my reproductive organs alone.

"I've not kept it a secret that I would definitely want to start a family. But how do you go about doing that? I love this way more than I thought that I would. So do you just keep going until you just happen to get pregnant? Or should you stop and go try and get pregnant?

Ronda Rousey wants children with partner Travis Browne. Photo / Getty Images
Ronda Rousey wants children with partner Travis Browne. Photo / Getty Images

"I've never had a baby before, I don't know these kinds of things.

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"It would be kind of cool to just keep acting and then one day, 'Hey, surprise twist, I'm pregnant.' That would be fun. There's a lot of things up in the air. A lot of decisions that we've gotta make as a family. I'm trying to figure it out as I go along."

'I'M OVER IT': FIGHTING FOR A LIVING

Rousey also opened up in a series of interviews on rondarousey.com where she detailed her last year in depth and opened up about joining the WWE.

Rousey admitted the criticism that gets sent her way about making the switch to wrestling can get tiresome, saying just because she fights to earn a living it doesn't mean she enjoys conflict when it hampers her personal life.

"For someone who my whole life my career has largely been based on conflict, I'm kind of tired of it and I'm over it," she said.

"Getting in fights is a job, it's not a hobby of mine. Getting into disagreements is a job, not a hobby of mine. It takes time and energy away from my family. I'm just f***ing over having problems with people.

"I think that WWE has really changed my perspective about people and how they behave and really looking at how they act as what's going on with them and not what they think about me."

Rousey, pictured with Chief Brand Officer Stephanie McMahon and Executive Vice President of Talent Triple H, joined the WWE little over a year ago. Photo / Getty Images
Rousey, pictured with Chief Brand Officer Stephanie McMahon and Executive Vice President of Talent Triple H, joined the WWE little over a year ago. Photo / Getty Images

EXORCISING DEMONS OF UFC PAST

The rise of Rousey as a WWE phenomenon has been swift after debuting as a wrestler at the Royal Rumble last year.

It's been a long journey for the former UFC star to feel comfortable in the promotion and she said winning her title at SummerSlam was huge.

Rousey said fighting in Melbourne in October, where she fought in a six-woman tag team match with the Bella Twins, exorcised plenty of demons.

Melbourne was the city she lost the UFC Women's Bantamweight title to Holly Holm in her penultimate fight in the UFC.

It's been a long time coming for Rousey to open up about that loss, having not said much about it in the past.

"Australia was amazing and I got to go back to Melbourne and confront a lot of things about my past and really just give so many positive associations to something I felt loomed over me before," Rousey said.

"I got to be there with my family and the love of my life and it was just a gigantic (experience).

Ronda Rousey made a name for herself in the UFC. Photo / Getty Images
Ronda Rousey made a name for herself in the UFC. Photo / Getty Images

"I saw something about memory and saying that when you remember something, you don't really remember. You're not remembering when it happened, you're remembering the last time you remembered it.

"And Melbourne really felt like I was remembering something in a positive way, that now every single time I remember it, I'll be remembering the positive memory instead of the original experience. I don't know, that was just a really big turning point for me. And closure in a way. And that was my favourite in that way."

ROUSEY: I HAD NO CLUE WHAT I WAS DOING

Rousey had a bizarre entrance to the WWE.

Originally filming the movie Mile 22, Rousey was smuggled out of Colombia to make her surprise entrance at last year's Royal Rumble in Philadelphia.

It was there she was announced as the newest full-time WWE fighter before getting her start in the promotion at WrestleMania 34 in April.

She was given "Rowdy" Roddy Piper's legendary leather jacket by his son Colt and had a bizarre meeting with wrestling icon Triple H before her debut.

"Triple H walks into the bus, picks up a piece of paper and a pen, draws it out, and he goes, 'OK, this is the ring. This is the ramp ... this is where the announcer tables are. The girls will be standing in the ring like this,'" Rousey said.

"'There's a sign up here. It's a WrestleMania sign. It's a really big thing, people point at the sign. That's an important thing that people do leading up to WrestleMania.' I'm basically, 'Oh, OK.'"

Rousey revealed she asked Triple H plenty of questions about what to do when she entered the ring because she had absolutely no idea what she was doing.