To the delight of many, UFC strawweight contender and former Invicta FC atomweight champion, Michelle “The Karate Hottie” Waterson, was announced as one of the cover athletes for this year’s ESPN Body Issue.
Despite losing to Rose Namajunas at UFC on FOX 24, Waterson’s star continues to rise. She now joins Ronda Rousey, Conor McGregor, Miesha Tate, and Cris Cyborg as UFC athletes who have been invicted to appear in the special edition magazine. Michelle will also be one of the five featured covers for the ninth edition.
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The Body Issue will be available on newsstands July 7th.
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