11 Photos Of Ronda Rousey Wearing Nothing But Body Paint [SLIDESHOW]

Ronda Rousey was on the cover of Sports Illustrated Swimsuit this year, and she didn’t even wear a swimsuit. Here are 11 photos of the UFC knockout wearing nothing but body paint.

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  • Ronda Rousey was one of three models chosen for the cover. (Photo: Sports Illustrated)
  • She wore nothing but body paint for her shoot. (Photo: Sports Illustrated)
  • "I did 'swimsuit' the year before and of course, I wanted to do it again, and they said that they were offering all of the athletes the chance to do body paint with Joanne Gair, who did that famous picture of Demi Moore body-painted in the suit." (Photo: Sports Illustrated)
  • She said SI gave her a 'heads up' that she would be posing in paint. (Photo: Sports Illustrated)
  • "I thought it was a real honor to be her canvas for once," Rousey said. (Photo: Sports Illustrated)
  • Rousey said getting the suit painted on was a painstaking process. (Photo: Sports Illustrated)
  • "They do lots of layers. But you know, you have to like, dab and not wipe. You don't want to undo - I don't want to take off a tiger whisker." (Photo: Sports Illustrated)
  • Rousey said they paint every inch of your body. (Photo: Sports Illustrated)
  • "I’m standing there naked for 14 hours and shooting for all this time and at the end of the day, they’re like, ‘Do you want to eat? Do you want water? Do you want anything else?’ I’m like ‘No, I want a bra pronto. All other needs come later.'"
  • She said being on the cover was a dream. (Photo: Sports Illustrated)
  • “I love that all the covers are three different body types in their healthiest form." (Photo: Sports Illustrated)