LOOK: Conor McGregor bares it all on ESPN’s Body Issue | Inquirer Sports

LOOK: Conor McGregor bares it all on ESPN’s Body Issue

/ 07:19 PM July 06, 2016
Screen grab from Conor McGregor's Twitter account

Screen grab from Conor McGregor’s Twitter account

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) featherweight champion Conor McGregor leads the top athletes who have gone nude for the 2016 edition of ESPN magazine’s Body Issue.

McGregor took to social media to share a photo of his shoot, where he was seen naked while training with a punching bag.


“If I only had to focus on boxing, hell, I’d be neck and neck with Floyd [Mayweather Jr.] right now,” McGregor was quoted as saying by ESPN on Instagram.

McGregor is set to have a rematch against Nate Diaz in August, after falling short in their last outing.


McGregor is the sixth mixed martial arts (MMA) fighter to grace in the special edition magazine, following the appearances of former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey; current champion Miesha Tate; interim UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones; Invicta featherweight champion Cristiane Justino; and her one-time husband, Cyborg Santos.

ESPN’s Body Issue is an annual collection of famous athlete’s nude bodies and the stories behind them that aim to serve as an inspiration to others.

The other athletes that grace this year’s edition are Nathan Adrian (swimming), Jake Arrieta (MLB), Antonio Brown (NFL), Emma Coburn (Steeplechase), Courtney Conlogue (surfing), Elena Delle Donne (WNBA), Ryan Dungey (motocross), Adeline Gray (wrestling), Greg Louganis (diving), Von Miller (NFL), Chris Mosier (triathelete), Nzinga Prescod (fencing), Christen Press (soccer), April Ross (beach volleyball), Allysa Seely (paratriathlete), Claressa Shields (boxing), Dwyane Wade (NBA), and Vince Wilfork (NFL). YG

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