Chiyonofuji Mitsugu born as Akimoto Mitsugu appears in a ceremony before a match…

Chiyonofuji Mitsugu born as Akimoto Mitsugu appears in a ceremony before a match during the 1983 Kyushu Basho sumo wrestling tournament held in.

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.

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.

Yokozuna Hakuho - Sumo Wrestler, Japan. S)

Great Yokozuna, Hakuho(from Mongolia) - Sumo Wrestler, Japan.

Fantastic shot. For the sumo wrestlers' inside story, see: http://www.amazon.com/dp/B006C1I5K8

Chiyonofuji is the YOKOZUNA of sumo wrestler. He was one of the greatest YOKOZUNA of recent times. Sumo wrestler is not only being fat.

Sumo wrestler, ca. 1910, Japan

Unidentified artist 'Japanese warrior' c. 1910 Vintage silver gelatin print 9 x 14

Konishiki Yasokichi (b.1963) a Hawaiian-born Japanese–Samoan sumo wrestler, was the first foreign-born grand champion, or yokozuna.

Konishiki Yasokichi a Hawaiian-born Japanese–Samoan sumo wrestler, was the first foreign-born grand champion, or yokozuna.

Lutteurs Sumo. Tasayutaka et Toyohibikijpg 640x476 18 photos qui ont marqué lHistoire du Sport

18 photos qui ont marqué l'Histoire du Sport

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

sumo  My brother and I were fascinated by the Sumo wrestlers when we lived in Okinawa in the early 60's!  It was an amazing 3 years in an awesome culture.  We learned so much.  Thank you Keiko and your amazing family!

sumo My brother and I were fascinated by the Sumo wrestlers when we lived in Okinawa in the early It was an amazing 3 years in an awesome culture. We learned so much. Thank you Keiko and your amazing family!

Rock Nacional en Fotos [Mega-Post]

Rock Nacional en Fotos [Mega-Post]

Female sumo wrestler Miki Satoyama stares down her opponent at the 2010 Japan women's sumo championships in a similar manner to a lion stalking its prey.

Female sumo wrestler Miki Satoyama stares down her opponent at the 2010 Japan women's sumo championships in a similar manner to a lion stalking its prey. HOLY TWO-TON-TESSIE BEAVIS!

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