Ronda Rousey says she did the Sports Illustrated Body Issue to show young girls that athletic bodies could be sexy. Perhaps she felt they needed a reminder of that, because now she’s topless in Maxim magazine. Eh, whatever. Does she really need some noble justification for every sexy photoshoot she does? She’s just using the established promotional channels that exist to build her career up to the next level. It all worked out pretty well for Gina Carano, after all.
The rest of the pictures over at CagePotato, where they aren’t afraid of Maxim’s lawyers or angry phone calls from Dana White.