Ronda Rousey photo deemed 'too sexy' for magazine cover

Jayne Kamin-Oncea-US PRESSWIRE - Presswire

Strikeforce women's bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey has emerged as an MMA sex symbol. Apparently she was too sexy for one magazine though.

Before Ronda Rousey ever even stepped foot in a Strikeforce cage, she declared that she wanted to be "the new face of women's MMA", replacing Gina Carano. In the thirteen months since she said that, she has certainly lived up to her promise. Four armbar wins, a title, and attention from just about everyone in the MMA community has quickly elevated her to superstar status. It probably doesn't hurt that she's pretty attractive as well. Well according to Oxygen magazine, she's too attractive. I'll let Ronda herself explain, via her twitter account:

The photo can be checked out here, if you're interested. I'm assuming you are. Its kinda tame to be honest. Not exactly her ESPN pics, that's for sure. But I guess it was still too much for the magazine. Oh well.

Ronda's next fight isn't scheduled yet, but she's on track to return in early 2013.

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