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Why We Love No-Shave November

In case you weren’t aware from all the scruffy, sexy men rocking their beards this month, it’s No-Shave November, also known as #Movember, which means that we get to appreciate men growing out or not shaving their beards in order to raise awareness aboutprostate cancer. (Learn more at us.movember.com.) While we’re not sure if these hot bearded athletes are keeping their facial hair for Movember, we’re celebrating their sexy beards by showcasing some of the sexiest bearded men in sports and bodybuilding.SEE ALSO: The Hottest Male Trainers on Instagram

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Daniel Bryan

Retired WWE entertainer Daniel Bryan has sported his impressive beard for years, so we can’t really imagine him clean-shaven (not that we want to). He’s nailed that “lumberjack” look and we love him as half of a fit couple with Brie Bella.

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Thomas Canestraro

Thomas Canestraro is a kickboxer, model, and actor, and while his beard may not be the fullest in this photo, we like that it does make his jawline even more prominent. (Like you even noticed his jawline in this pic!)

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Dwyane Wade

Dwyane Wade’snot known for his beard, but we admire the basketball player as an athlete and since he’s rocking the scruff in this photo, we think he’s a must-have for this bearded athletes list.

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Jordie Benn

Dallas Stars hockey player Jordie Benn’s facial hair inspires beard-envy (we wonder if he conditions?). Not only is he a sexy bearded athletes, but we love a guy who spends quality time with his dog.

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Russell Wilson

While he won’t get the award for the longest beard in this list, we had to include sexy Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson in our roundup. Whether he’s gushing over his wife, Ciara, or working with children’s hospitals, Wilson proves that he’s got a big heart, and how could you not love a man like that?

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Edgard John-Augustin

Bodybuilder Edgard John-Augustin holds a special place on this list as an inspiring athlete, who’s sexy to boot. After losing both of his legs in a car accident at the age of four, John-Augustin has spent his life learning to live with prosthetic legs, and is now an IFBB pro. Sure, his beard his nice, but his motivation is even more remarkable.

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Rob Bailey

Rob Bailey’s beard kind of gives us Game of Thrones vibes (Khal Drogo, anyone?). But have a bit of a soft spot for Rob and his wife Dana Linn; the fit power coupleare always supporting each other in their separate ventures, so what’s not to love?SEE ALSO: Dana Linn Bailey’s Total Body Circuit

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Jeremy Casebeer

Technically, pro volleyball player Jeremy Casebeer has a more prominent ‘stache than he does a beard, but it’s still a solid, salt-and-pepper colored beard that accompanies a handsome face (not to mention the cute baby!).

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Joey Swoll

Joey Swoll is a Shredz athlete with an insane body. The bodybuilder’s chest and shoulders are unreal, and his beard is as chiseled as his body. The best part? He’s always sharing videos on his Instagram, so there’s enough of him to go around.SEE ALSO: The Best Men’s Abs on Instagram

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Shepol Lopehs

Every month is #Movember for the seriously fit Norwegian bodybuilder Shepol Lopehs, who also happens to be an architecture student in Toronto. He’s sponsored by Aesthetix Era and his hard work shows. His beard, abs and perfectly-tied-back man bun make it hard to focus on just one feature that has us drooling on our keyboards.

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Brock O’Hurn

At 6’7″, LA-based personal trainer Brock O’Hurn’s ripped physique, long hair and perfectly-groomed beard may make him look intimidating to some women, and supersexy to the rest of us. O’Hurn’s Instagram feed consists of smoldering model photos, high fashion photos, holding babies, and tons of pics that make us just want to run our fingers through his lucious locks.

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Conor McGregor

This one may be a no brainer, but UFC superstar and has a lot going for him. He’s always sharing his successes with fans on social media, and he’s currently striving to make history at UFC 205 on November 12th at Madison Square Garden. On top of that, he seems to be against shaving, and we definitely support that decision.SEE ALSO: 8 Notorious Quotes From Conor McGregor

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Henrik Lundqvist

New York Rangers hockey goalie Henrik Lundqvist has always been known for his incredible skill in the net, and for just as long he’s been known to be incredibly handsome. Is it a coincidence that one of the best goalies in the National Hockey League sports on of the most well-groomed beards in the league? Probably not.

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Brandon Crawford

The NHL isn’t the only league with gorgeous bearded athletes. Brandon Crawford, shortstop for Major League Baseball’s San Francisco Giants, is no stranger to a perfectly scruffy beard, in spite of being part of a sport that’s better-known for clean-shaven faces. Paired with blue eyes and naturally-curly hair under his baseball cap, we’re counting the days until Spring Training begins.

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Andrea Pirlo

New York City Football Club soccer player Andrea Pirlo is an Italian midfielder who has more than just great footwork. In addition to NYCFC, he plays for Italy’s national team and somehow manages to find extra time to groom an amazing beard and model Italian suits.

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Guy Cisternino

Guy Cisternino Jr., also known as “Quadro,” is a six-time IFBB pro champ and Centurion Labz athlete who definitely never skips leg day. What he does skip is a morning shave, instead sporting various beard styles that are always impressive to say the least.

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Nick Mangold

New York Jets center Nick Mangold looks like a viking who stumbled onto a football field, and that’s not a complaint. While he might be a bit stockier than the rest of the bearded athletes on this list, his facial hair is almost as great as his sense of humor, which he shares with fans on his Twitter account.

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Jason Huh

Bodybuilder Jason Huh’s beard is just as serious as his muscles. It’s always #Movember for this manly man, who frequently updates his Instagram with pictures of his physique, his meals (which almost always include steak and pasta), bodybuilding tips, and his amazingly cute kids.

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Michael Phelps

Though he was cleanshaven in Rio during this summer’s 2016 Olympics, swimmer Michael Phelps is taking advantage of his recent retirement to work on improving his facial hair gmae. We like this close-cropped look over the massive beard he sported in previous years.

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Why We Love No-Shave November

In case you weren’t aware from all the scruffy, sexy men rocking their beards this month, it’s No-Shave November, also known as #Movember, which means that we get to appreciate men growing out or not shaving their beards in order to raise awareness aboutprostate cancer. (Learn more at us.movember.com.) While we’re not sure if these hot bearded athletes are keeping their facial hair for Movember, we’re celebrating their sexy beards by showcasing some of the sexiest bearded men in sports and bodybuilding.

SEE ALSO: The Hottest Male Trainers on Instagram

Daniel Bryan

Retired WWE entertainer Daniel Bryan has sported his impressive beard for years, so we can’t really imagine him clean-shaven (not that we want to). He’s nailed that “lumberjack” look and we love him as half of a fit couple with Brie Bella.

Thomas Canestraro

Thomas Canestraro is a kickboxer, model, and actor, and while his beard may not be the fullest in this photo, we like that it does make his jawline even more prominent. (Like you even noticed his jawline in this pic!)

Dwyane Wade

Dwyane Wade’snot known for his beard, but we admire the basketball player as an athlete and since he’s rocking the scruff in this photo, we think he’s a must-have for this bearded athletes list.

Jordie Benn

Dallas Stars hockey player Jordie Benn’s facial hair inspires beard-envy (we wonder if he conditions?). Not only is he a sexy bearded athletes, but we love a guy who spends quality time with his dog.

Russell Wilson

While he won’t get the award for the longest beard in this list, we had to include sexy Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson in our roundup. Whether he’s gushing over his wife, Ciara, or working with children’s hospitals, Wilson proves that he’s got a big heart, and how could you not love a man like that?

Edgard John-Augustin

Bodybuilder Edgard John-Augustin holds a special place on this list as an inspiring athlete, who’s sexy to boot. After losing both of his legs in a car accident at the age of four, John-Augustin has spent his life learning to live with prosthetic legs, and is now an IFBB pro. Sure, his beard his nice, but his motivation is even more remarkable.

Rob Bailey

Rob Bailey’s beard kind of gives us Game of Thrones vibes (Khal Drogo, anyone?). But have a bit of a soft spot for Rob and his wife Dana Linn; the fit power coupleare always supporting each other in their separate ventures, so what’s not to love?

SEE ALSO: Dana Linn Bailey’s Total Body Circuit

Jeremy Casebeer

Technically, pro volleyball player Jeremy Casebeer has a more prominent ‘stache than he does a beard, but it’s still a solid, salt-and-pepper colored beard that accompanies a handsome face (not to mention the cute baby!).

Joey Swoll

Joey Swoll is a Shredz athlete with an insane body. The bodybuilder’s chest and shoulders are unreal, and his beard is as chiseled as his body. The best part? He’s always sharing videos on his Instagram, so there’s enough of him to go around.

SEE ALSO: The Best Men’s Abs on Instagram

Shepol Lopehs

Every month is #Movember for the seriously fit Norwegian bodybuilder Shepol Lopehs, who also happens to be an architecture student in Toronto. He’s sponsored by Aesthetix Era and his hard work shows. His beard, abs and perfectly-tied-back man bun make it hard to focus on just one feature that has us drooling on our keyboards.

Brock O'Hurn

At 6’7″, LA-based personal trainer Brock O’Hurn’s ripped physique, long hair and perfectly-groomed beard may make him look intimidating to some women, and supersexy to the rest of us. O’Hurn’s Instagram feed consists of smoldering model photos, high fashion photos, holding babies, and tons of pics that make us just want to run our fingers through his lucious locks.

Conor McGregor

This one may be a no brainer, but UFC superstar and has a lot going for him. He’s always sharing his successes with fans on social media, and he’s currently striving to make history at UFC 205 on November 12th at Madison Square Garden. On top of that, he seems to be against shaving, and we definitely support that decision.

SEE ALSO: 8 Notorious Quotes From Conor McGregor

Henrik Lundqvist

New York Rangers hockey goalie Henrik Lundqvist has always been known for his incredible skill in the net, and for just as long he’s been known to be incredibly handsome. Is it a coincidence that one of the best goalies in the National Hockey League sports on of the most well-groomed beards in the league? Probably not.

Brandon Crawford

The NHL isn’t the only league with gorgeous bearded athletes. Brandon Crawford, shortstop for Major League Baseball’s San Francisco Giants, is no stranger to a perfectly scruffy beard, in spite of being part of a sport that’s better-known for clean-shaven faces. Paired with blue eyes and naturally-curly hair under his baseball cap, we’re counting the days until Spring Training begins.

Andrea Pirlo

New York City Football Club soccer player Andrea Pirlo is an Italian midfielder who has more than just great footwork. In addition to NYCFC, he plays for Italy’s national team and somehow manages to find extra time to groom an amazing beard and model Italian suits.

Guy Cisternino

Guy Cisternino Jr., also known as “Quadro,” is a six-time IFBB pro champ and Centurion Labz athlete who definitely never skips leg day. What he does skip is a morning shave, instead sporting various beard styles that are always impressive to say the least.

Nick Mangold

New York Jets center Nick Mangold looks like a viking who stumbled onto a football field, and that’s not a complaint. While he might be a bit stockier than the rest of the bearded athletes on this list, his facial hair is almost as great as his sense of humor, which he shares with fans on his Twitter account.

Jason Huh

Bodybuilder Jason Huh’s beard is just as serious as his muscles. It’s always #Movember for this manly man, who frequently updates his Instagram with pictures of his physique, his meals (which almost always include steak and pasta), bodybuilding tips, and his amazingly cute kids.

Michael Phelps

Though he was cleanshaven in Rio during this summer’s 2016 Olympics, swimmer Michael Phelps is taking advantage of his recent retirement to work on improving his facial hair gmae. We like this close-cropped look over the massive beard he sported in previous years.

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