Ronda Rousey Poses Nude For ESPN Magazine’s Body Issue 2012

Each year ESPN Magazine selects a number of prominent male and female sporting stars to feature in tasteful nude poses for it’s special ‘Body Issue’ which is apparently designed to celebrate their athletic form.

Previously MMA stars Gina Carano and Jon Jones have graced the pages of the issue and in 2012 it’s Strikeforce star Ronda Rousey who’ll get the honor.

No doubt you’re all anxious to see the photo of Rousey in her birthday suit doing her best to hide her hidden charms in some sort of complex pose, but hold your horses, it hasn’t been revealed yet! The magazine is set to hit stores on July 13th.

In the mean time take a look at all 27 athletes who will appear in the issue below.

Carlos Bocanegra (soccer)
Daniela Hantuchova (WTA)
Rob Gronkowski (NFL)
Abby Wambach (soccer)
Tyson Chandler (NBA)
Candace Parker (WNBA)
Maurice Jones-Drew (NFL)
Jose Bautista (MLB)
Brad Richards (NHL)
Maya Gabiera (surfing)
Ronda Rousey (MMA)
Mike Smith (jockey)
Tim Morehouse (fencing)
Walter Dix (track)
Danell Leyva (gymnastics)
Suzann Pettersen (LPGA)
Ashton Eaton (decathlon)
Carmelita Jeter (track)
Anna Tunnicliffe (sailing)
Oksana Masters (paralympic rowing)
USA Volleyball Team:
Destinee Hooker
Stacy Sykora
Alisha Glass
Cynthia Barboza
Megan Hodge
Nellie Spicer
Heather Bown

And here’s a glimpse of how Gina Carano’s picture turned out a few years back…

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