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rikishi

(rɪˈkɪʃɪ)
n, pl rikishi
(Wrestling) a sumo wrestler
[Japanese, literally: strong man]
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The Usos' father and former WWE superstar (https://www.instagram.com/p/BuDoeBwAq7d/) Rikishi Fatu had hinted they could depart , stating that his sons had nothing to prove in the WWE anymore.
Clay was taken from a quarry in Heathrow to build the wrestling ring for over 40 rikishi (wrestlers) jetting over for the chance to win the first 'foreign' Sumo wrestling competition.
If they do, Jimmy (real name Jonathan Fatu) and Jey (Joshua Fatu) could even one day surpass the legacy left by their father, WWE Hall of Famer Rikishi (Solofa Fatu).
For two days, Kenneth stayed with the rikishi (wrestlers), watching them practice and observing their daily life.
Six days later, Smith found himself pushing and shoving against the Irishman whose team-mates have nicknamed him 'Rikishi', after a Samoan wrestler.
Critique: Featuring in-depth demonstrations of 48 sumo kimarite (winning moves) with step-by-step instructions, enhanced with the inclusion of more than 300 photos; presenting case studies of famous rikishi (sumo wrestlers); and providing a discussion of sumo's development, rules, and training, as well as recent changes in sumo techniques, "Sumo for Mixed Martial Arts" is thoroughly martial arts student friendly in organization and presentation.
Entertainment of this exciting inaugural event will include celebrity appearances by pro wrestler Rikishi, Ghost Hunters' own Joe Chin, and Rhode Island's TAPS team.
Nevertheless I ended up having my photo taken with RIKISHI, a giant Samoan with blonde hair.
RIKISHI (1.44pm) has had his problems on and off the track, but he ran a blinder in defeat on his reappearance in A6 grade and Mick Puzey's fawn can go one better at Walthamstow's BAGS meeting today, writes Tony Bullen He isn't blessed with early pace, but neither are any of his rivals and, should he turn in a handy position off the second bend, he can show the better turn of foot down the backstraight and have matters in hand by the third turn.
Similarly, Rikishi, at approximately 400 pounds, also does not fit the lean and muscular male body ideal.
Sumo, referred to as the "national sport," is not represented by a single rikishi. Indeed a wag once said, "The circle in the Japanese flag is a baseball."
There are 43 foreign wrestlers among the 705 rikishi in sumo and of these, 28 are from Mongolia.