Sumo wrestlers Tosayutaka, right, and Toyohibiki fall to the ground during their bout in the grand summer tournament at Tokyo's Ryogoku Kokugikan sumo arena Photo: AP
Chiyonofuji Mitsugu born as Akimoto Mitsugu appears in a ceremony before a match during the 1983 Kyushu Basho sumo wrestling tournament held in...
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Konishiki Yasokichi is a Hawaiian-born Japanese–Samoan former sumo wrestler. He was the first non-Japanese-born wrestler to reach ōzeki, the second highest rank in the sport.
My personal favorite of all time. The great Chiyonofuji, Sumo wrestler
When people say "Its just a lack of effort"
Sumo wrestler, ca. 1910, Japan
A sumo wrestler tosses salt to purify the ring at the Ryogoku stadium in Tokyo, Japan.༺ ♠ ŦƶȠ ♠ ༻
Sumo wrestlers are known as “rikishi” in Japanese. Every wrestler belongs to a particular stable in Japan, which is ruled by a retired wrestler known as “oyakata”, meaning boss. #sumo #tradition #japaninfo
Champion sumo wrestler Hakuho. He is 6' - 4" and approximately 350 pounds. Photo by Yoshihiko Ueda