ESPN The Body Issue: Gina Carano CoverCategory: MMA
The “Face of Female Mixed Martial Arts”” Gina Carano is one of six athletes that will grace the six different covers of ESPN The Magazine’s “The Body Issue”.
Looking by the cover preview where Gina is posing topless, this is going to be a hot issue as well.
The other athletes featured in the cover are Serena Williams (tennis), Dwight Howard (NBA), Adrian Peterson (NFL), Carl Edwards (NASCAR), and Sarah Reinertsen (amputee Ironman triathlete).
This will be the magazine’s first ever “The Body Issue” featuring 30 male and female athletes posing nude or semi-nude. It is hoping to follow the success of Sports Illustrated’s “Swimsuit Issue”.
UFC Hall of Famer Randy Couture is the other MMA fighter included in the issue.
Here are the other athletes included:
James Blake (tennis)
Casey Hampton, Torry Holt (NFL)
Cappie Pondexter (WNBA)
Nelson Cruz, Joba Chamberlain and Ivan Rodriguez (MLB)
Zdeno Chara, Chris Higgins, Sheldon Souray, Bill Guerin, Mike Komisarek (NHL)
Carl Edwards, Mark Martin (NASCAR)
Jessica Mendoza, Susan Francia, Shawn Johnson, Allison Baver, Johnny Weir, Cheryl Haworth (Olympics)
Christina Kim, Sandra Gal, Anna Grzebien (LPGA)
Claire Bevilacqua; Laird Hamilton (Surfing)
Natasha Kai, Chris Pontius, Bryan Namoff, Clyde Simms (Soccer)
Kristi Leskinen, Julia Mancuso (Skiing)
Lolo Jones, Michelle Carter (Track and field)
Alexis Solis (Horse racing)
The issue will hit the newsstands on October 9. Grab your copy now!If you want to receive my latest posts, please subscribe to my full feed RSS or have them delivered through email. Just enter your email address below and hit the Subscribe button.