Yokozuna


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Yokozuna

(ˌjəʊkəʊˈzuːnə)
n, pl -na or -ni
(Wrestling) a grand champion sumo wrestler
[from Japanese yoko across + zuna rope, from the sacred straw rope presented to the grand champion]
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Excitable fans were also warned against throwing their seat cushions -- as tradition dictates whenever a yokozuna or grand champion is felled -- lest the president be hit.
Trump's appearance at the hallowed sumo hall has presented a logistical, security and protocol challenge, ranging from where he sits to how he should be protected if the crowd start throwing pillows -- as tradition dictates when a Grand Champion (yokozuna) falls.
HAKUHO weathered a fierce battle with fellow yokozuna and Mongolian Kakuryu on the final day of the Spring Grand Sumo Tournament on Sunday in Osaka to win his record-extending 42nd career title with a perfect 15-0
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After his wrestling career ended, he managed WWE stars like George "The Animal" Steele, Kamala, Killer Khan, Demolition, The Powers of Pain, Yokozuna and Magnificent Don Muraco.
He also handled Jim Neidhart, Demolition, Kamala, The Powers of Pain, and The Orient Express, before standing side-by-side with the monstrous Yokozuna in his main event run in early 1990s.
The prospect of binge-watching Ultimate Warrior, Andre the Giant, Macho Man and many other WWE legends like Stone Cold Steve Austin, The Rock and Yokozuna once again is absolutely amazing.
Another good story coming out of the Mongolian camp was sumo wrestling champion Yokozuna Hakuho donating $16,000 (Dh59,000) to the nation's baseball team so that the squad of youngsters could compete in Incheon.
The Hulkster would be WrestleMania's main man all the way until 1993's WrestleMania IX at Caesar's Palace in Las Vegas, when he picked up a swift win against newly-crowned champ sumo star Yokozuna.