It’s Official: Ronda Rousey Will Wear Nothing But Paint in Sports Illustrated’s Next Swimsuit Issue

And we’ve got a preview.


A couple days ago, Sports Illustrated Swimsuit issue editor M.J. Day shared a photo of a painted butt on Instagram, a tease of one of models who’ll appear in nothing but body pant in this year’s magazine. Anyone who knows butts knew right away it was Ronda Rousey:

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Now, SI has confirmed that the former UFC champ has gone under the brush.

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This is the second year in a row that Rousey that will appear in the magazine’s signature Swimsuit issue and the first time she’ll do it with a body paint bathing suit. Here’s a video of her 2015 shoot … you know, for research purposes. 

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