Ronda Rousey Will be 2016 SI Swimsuit Issue Covergirl…Sort Of!



For a few months now, we’ve known that Ronda Rousey was set to be a major part of the Sports Illustrated 2016 Swimsuit Edition. When photos of her body paint-covered booty hit the internet we knew that the folks over at Sports Illustrated had big plans for her, but we only just now figured out how big Rousey was going to be for their annual “don’t worry, you can still objectify female athletes” issue.

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Now, I know that the talk was all about Rousey’s functionally naked butt, but can we all acknowledge how good the actual artist who painted her is?

On Saturday night, however, we found out that Rousey isn’t just going to be a big part of the 2016 Swimsuit Edition. She’s actually going to be the cover girl for it…more or less.

Nope, it's not that simple!

Nope, it’s not that simple!

So what are the caveats to Rousey’s cover girl status? What does her cover look like? Find out on the next page.
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