Ronda Rousey didn’t want to be too thin when she posed for the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue because we all know how that’s frowned upon. Instead she wanted a little more junk in the trunk and claims she gained weight on purpose, a move which no doubt infuriated the editors:
“I felt like I was much too small for a magazine that is supposed to be celebrating the epitome of a woman. I wanted to be at my most feminine shape, and I don’t feel my most attractive at 135 pounds, which is the weight I fight at. At 150 pounds, I feel like I’m at my healthiest and my strongest and my most beautiful.”
It seems unlikely an elite professional athlete would gain fifteen pounds for a cheesy photo shoot. Certainly a dude wouldn’t. Of course fighters cut weight all the time and gain it back before ultimately parishing. Did you really gain this weight for the shoot or just not want your kidneys to fail? I realize real women can’t be thin and are simply cheap impostors trying to ban trans fat against the wishes of the free world. Nonetheless this claim is dubious and if this is where your priorities are at I’d bet against Rousey’s next go round because she’s probably working her way up to two fifty to get into character for a Carl’s Jr ad.
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