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Feb 16, 2016 · The foreign invasion began in earnest with Hawaiian behemoth Konishiki, who was nicknamed the 'Dump Truck' and tipped the scales at a whopping 285 kilogrammes, and other hulking Pacific islanders

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Konishiki the Dump Truck: Grand Sumo's First Foreign-Born

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But squatting down in the classic pre-battle sumo stance, the 1.84-meter, 180-kilogram former wrestler is as sturdy as a dump truck—his nickname during his glory days as sumo's first non-Japanese to reach the second-highest rank of ozeki. Retirement isn't …

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Konishiki the Dump Truck: Grand Sumo's First Foreign-Born

Oct 03, 2020 · Konishiki the Dump Truck: Grand Sumo's First Foreign-Born Ozeki (Part 2) 2020.10.03. Just after he became eligible for promotion to the second-highest rank "Ozeki," tragedy struck. During a bout against Ozeki Kitao (who went on to become the 60th Yokozuna Futahaguro), Konishiki attempted to lift him, was counterattacked, and their combined weight …

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Feb 14, 2014 · One of the finest sumo wrestlers to emerge in the 1980's went by the name, The Dump Truck. The dump truck, otherwise known as Konishiki Yasokichi reached the second highest rank in the sport, ozeki. The first non japanese to do so, he won the top level championship three times; in 1989, 1991 and 1992.

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Konishiki (left), the heaviest sumo wrestler ever, nicknamed the "Dump Truck" gets grabbed round the neck during the opening night of the Grand Sumo Tournament, the first sumo wrestling tournament ever to be staged outside Japan, at the Royal Albert Hall on October 9th 1991 in London (Photo by Tom Jenkins/Getty Images).

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May 22, 2013 · Since the beer was a monster, and brewed with a non-native-grown Japanese hop variety, I named it Konishiki, after the Hawaiian-born, Japanese-Samoan sumo grand master. At well over 600 pounds at his peak, Konishiki was known as "the Dump Truck," the largest sumo wrestler ever and the only strictly non-native achiever of sumo's second

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Yokozuna, controversies and a 'Dump Truck': a sumo history

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Konishiki Yasokichi (, Konishiki Yasokichi, born Saleva'a Fuauli Atisano'e on December 31, 1963), 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. During his career he won the top division championship on thre

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Dec 12, 2018 · In 1991 some of the 40 top-ranked sumo wrestlers from Japan travelled to London where the Royal Albert hosted a major sumo tournament, the first to be held outside Japan. Photograph: Rebecca

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Aloha Friday Music: Konishiki. Japanese–Samoan former sumo wrestler Saleva'a Fuauli Atisano'e also known as Yasokichi was the first non-Japanese-born …

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Konishiki The Dumptruck Of Hawaii Framed Print by Chris Cole. All framed prints are professionally printed, framed, assembled, and shipped within 3 - 4 business days and delivered ready-to-hang on your wall. Choose from multiple print sizes and hundreds of …

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Konishiki Yasokichi (, Konishiki Yasokichi) (born December 31, 1963, Oahu, HI, USA) 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. Connick (2002) Issho ni Arukou~Walking into Sunshine~ Hitori janai ~I'll Be There~ At a peak weight of 287 kg (633 …

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May 18, 1992 · It was Hawaiian sumo wrestler Jesse Kuhaulua, the first non-Japanese to win a basho in the top division (in 1972), who brought Konishiki to Japan. Now 19 Hawaiians wrestle there (and one of Konishiki's older brothers, Junior, competes in Japan in something called shoot boxing, a cross between street fighting and kick boxing).

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High Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles Konishiki Yasokichi (, Konishiki Yasokichi?, born Saleva'a Fuauli Atisano'e on December 31, 1963), is a Hawaiian-born Japanese-Samoan former sumo wrestler. He was the first foreign-born wrestler to reach ozeki, the …

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Jan 21, 1992 · Konishiki, a Samoan-American whose real name is Salevaa "Sally" Atisanoe, won the last 15-day sumo tournament, one of six held every year. To be eligible for promotion to yokozuna, or grand

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Konishiki, the heaviest sumo wrestler ever, nicknamed the "Dump Truck" gets grabbed round the neck during the opening night of the Grand Sumo Japan's heaviest ever sumo wrestler, Hawaii-born Konishiki and Chie lijima attend a press conference January 7, 2004 in Tokyo, Japan.

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At a peak weight of 287 kg (630 lb) he was also the heaviest rikishi ever in sumo, earning him the nickname "The Dump Truck." Atisano'e entered sumo in July 1982 at the age of 18, recruited by another Hawaiian born wrestler, Takamiyama of the Takasago stable.

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Konishiki Yasokichi (, Konishiki Yasokichi?, born Saleva'a Fuauli Atisano'e on December 31, 1963), is a Hawaiian-born Japanese–Samoan former sumo wrestler. He was the first foreign-born wrestler to reach ozeki, the second highest rank in the sport.During his career he won the top division championship on three occasions and came close to becoming the first …

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1991: Konishiki 'The Dumptruck' of Hawaii stares down at his opponent during the first Sumo Bashai held outside Japan, at the Albert Hall in London // At a peak weight of 287 kg (633 lb) he was the heaviest sumo wrestler around!

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