UFC Octagon Girl Brittney Palmer Does ‘Playboy’

by | February 16, 2012 at 12:43 PM | MMA, Sports, UFC

Brittney Palmer (Ethan Miller/Getty)

Hugh Hefner must be on to something. Credit the mogul for knowing his audience.

UFC fans everywhere will get an extra special dose of  a very familiar face (and more) in the forthcoming March issue of ‘Playboy.’ Sadly, it’s not another round with the beautiful Arianny Celeste, who melts my cold heart like warm butter, but her equally stunning colleague Brittney Palmer, the 24-year-old Octagon girl who is among the promotion’s most popular.

The issue hit newsstands tomorrow, Friday the 17th, and features Palmer on the cover in a silk robe and shorts. There’s also an eight-page spread inside that’s almost sure to become a topic of conversation.

From ‘Playboy’:

“Octagon Girl Brittney Palmer is showing off the toned body that she’s worked hard to achieve in Playboy’s March issue. The stunning 24-year-old Las Vegas native appears on the cover of the March issue and in a seductive 8-page nude pictorial inside the magazine (on newsstands and on i.Playboy.com Friday, February 17, with photos online at Playboy.com/palmer).”

But there’s more to Palmer than gifted genes. After coming over to the UFC via the WEC merger and wowing fans instantly, Palmer left the promotion to pursue her real passion: a degree in art. According to the 24-year-old beauty, who frequently attends nude modeling classes, the ‘Playboy’ experience was a celebration of the body in its natural form.

“I take figure-drawing classes every day,” she says in a press release from Playboy. “Ninety-nine percent of the time there’s a nude model in your class – it’s beautiful and it’s art. I really enjoy drawing nudes . . . I have such appreciation for being in Playboy – it’s like being a model for an elite figure-drawing class.”

Back by popular demand, Palmer has since returned to the UFC. You can view her artwork here.

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