Irish mixed martial artist Conor McGregor takes on strong fighting stances as he goes nude for the pages of ESPN's 2016 Body Issue. Talking about the many active hats he juggles, McGregor explains, "I'm in the game of spinning plates. I'm spinning a boxing plate. I'm spinning a taekwondo plate. I'm spinning a jiu-jitsu plate. I'm spinning a freestyle wrestling plate. I'm spinning a karate plate."
Conor McGregor ESPN Body Issue Photo Shoot
Dwyane Wade ESPN Body Issue Photo Shoot
Posing naked for ESPN's 2016 Body Issue, Miami Heat shooting guard Dwyane Wade reflects on being 34-years-old and still playing professional basketball. Wade says, "I never envisioned that I would be playing this long. I think I always told myself that my body would tell me, 'Hey, I gave you enough, it's time.' So whenever my body tells me that, I'll listen to it and then I'll make that decision. But nah, I'm not there yet. Ive got some good years left."
Jake Arrieta ESPN Body Issue Photo Shoot
Jake Arrieta cuts some sharp pitching moves as the Chicago Cubs player poses for ESPN's 2016 Body Issue. Talking about staying in shape, Arrieta confides, "The average MLB career now is just a few years. It's a constant reminder that I need to get the most out of my body and my ability that I can possible can in the window that I have, because if I'm lucky, I'll get to play 10 years."
Von Miller ESPN Body Issue Photo Shoot
Denver Broncos outside linebacker Von Miller connected with ESPN for its 2016 Body Issue, fresh off winning the Super Bowl against the Carolina Panthers. Discussing how he brings his own personality to the table, Miller shares, "I still get picked on for my glasses. They helped me train my sense of humor. I created a sense of humor at a very early age, and that's what helped me get through all of that stuff."
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