Provocative pics from Ronda Rousey’s ESPN photo-shoot hit the internet

With only a week to go before the annual release of ESPN the Magazine’s “Body Issues” edition the sports-media giant has released a few promotional shots featuring a number of high-level athletes posing in the nude. To the delight of countless MMA fans, Strikeforce bantamweight champ Ronda Rousey was among the group of individuals selected for the initial batch and needless to say “Rowdy” looks remarkable.

Better yet, Rousey was also among a group of six athletes selected to be featured on the magazine’s cover. The full issue is set for release on July 13.

Rousey’s next fight is set for mid-August where she’ll put her title on the line for the first time since winning it with Sarah Kaufman standing in her way of a sixth straight victory.

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Check out a few of Rousey’s pictures from shoot:

PHOTO CREDIT – STRIKEFORCE/ESPN