‘Sports Illustrated’ is featuring their very first UFC women’s bantamweight champion! Her name is Ronda Rousey and she is HOT!
The 2015 swimsuit edition of Sports Illustrated is making history! Not only are they featuring the first ever plus size model but they also shining the spotlight on Ronda Rousey, their very first UFC fighter!
Ronda Rousey For ‘Sports Illustrated’ — First UFC Fighter Featured In Mag
Ronda was featured in an athlete themed spread which also featured tennis star Caroline Wozniacki.
The sexy ultimate fighting champ shared tons of pics from the mag on her personal Instagram. In one caption, Ronda wrote, “”Chasing the light” last shot of the day… Literally worked from sunrise to sundown, was an honor working with the “veteran crew” I had an amazing day thanks to you guys :)”
After posting 7 bathing suit shots, she posted a video of herself training with the caption, Okay enough of the swimsuit pics for now… Those were taken months ago – this is what I’m really up to#UFC184 training camp – ready to defend my belt once again #feb28
Robyn Lawley: ‘Sports Illustrated’s First Plus Size Model
Robyn Lawley is the first plus size model to be featured in the coveted mag. She modeled for Ralph Lauren and graced the cover of Vogue Italia, but for SI, she wore a bathing suit which will likely inspire women of all shapes and sizes.
“I don’t know if I consider myself as a plus-size model or not. I just consider myself a model because I’m trying to help women in general accept their bodies,” Robyn said, according to TIME.
HollywoodLifers, are you happy to see Sports Illustrated featuring different types of women with different types of bodies? Let us know your thoughts in the comments below!
— Shira Benozilio