Carano, Rousey, Tate and Celeste Make ‘Maxim Hot 100’ List, Palmer Punted

Written by Tom Ngo
May 28th, 2014

Strikeforce Gina Carano

Three UFC beauties, and Gina Carano (pictured), cracked the exclusive “Maxim Hot 100” list for 2014.

Carano was the highest rated MMA-affiliated hottie on the totem pole. “Conviction” came in at #39 for the men’s magazine.

There is loud chatter Carano might finally end her five-year fighting hiatus for a shot at UFC bantamweight champ Ronda Rousey. Fingers crossed…

Speaking of Rousey, the UFC’s biggest mainstream star was rated at #42. That’s a surprising dip for Rousey, who scored #29 in last year’s polls, because “Rowdy” took Maxim’s cover this past September.

Miesha Tate debuted on the list at #58. Tate’s appearance in ESPN the Magazine’s annual “The Body Issue” in 2013 clearly caught Maxim’s attention.

Ironically, UFC ring girl Arianny Celeste, whose primary job is to look hot, came in behind all MMA-related ladies at #59. Celeste was #19 last year.

Things could be worse for Celeste. She could be like fellow card carrier Brittney Palmer who was completely omitted from this year’s list. Palmer was #67 in 2013.

Just in case you were wondering, Victoria’s Secret supermodel Candice Swanepoel was 2014’s top dog. No argument there, especially since Miley Cyrus inexplicably took the honors last year.

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