Over the next few weeks, we will learn the roster of athletes who will appear in the 2016 edition of ESPN the Magazine’s Body Issue. UFC champion Conor McGregor will be one of those sports stars appearing this year.
The news was announced on Monday, via ESPN.com.
McGregor becomes the sixth mixed martial artist to appear in the magazine, along with former women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey, current women’s title holder Miesha Tate, interim light heavyweight champion Jon Jones and Brazilians Evangelista and Cristiane “Cyborg” Santos.
While we know that Conor McGregor will be gracing the pages of the Body Issue, the full lineup of athletes will be announced June 20.
The 2016 Body Issue will hit newsstands on July 8.
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