Top Ten Sumo Wrestlers in the World

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The Sumo is a focused full-contact wrestling sport in which one wrestler can endeavor to compel another wrestler out of a round ring. There is a rule of not touching the ground with anything besides the sole of the feet. This amusement begins in Japan professionally with interesting guidelines and regulations. This is played by the prepared proficient sumo wrestler who have appropriate information about this or got a professional training too. It’s a traditional wrestling sort and this expert competition begin in the 1684. The winner of sumo wrestling is either the first who force his opponent to step out of the ring or The first who force his opponent to touch the ground with any piece of his body other than the base of his feet.

  • List of top ten famous record holder sumo wrestlers
  • Hakuhō Shō

Hakuhō Shō

Hakuho Sho starts his career as a sumo wrestler in the year 2001 and turn into an expert a professional sumo wrestler from Ulan Bator, Mongolia. Because of breaking so many records in the previous year he is counted as the best sumo wrestler of the world. He likewise holds the record for the most undefeated competition titles at eleven, which is three times more than whatever other sumo wrestler ever.

  • Taihō Kōki

Taihō Kōki

Taiho Koki is second most favorite sumo wrestling player who born in May, 1940 and his real name is Koki Naya.  He won the title of ‘Yokozunaat’ the age of 21 in the year 1961, the youngest ever at that time. He is the only wrestler who gains popularity in the exceptionally briefest time period in light of winning no less than one title each year. After achieving the great success he had died in the year 2013.

  • Chiyonofuji Mitsugu

Chiyonofuji Mitsugu

Chiyonofuji Mitsugu won 31 tournament championships in his career history. He is born in June, 1955 in Fukushima, Hokkaidō, Japan and give 21 years of his life to his professional career as a Sumo Wrestler. He appeared to be just to enhance with age and won a greater number of competitions in his thirties than whatever other wrestler, at last resigning in May 1991.

  • Asashōryū Akinori

Asashōryū Akinori

Asashōryū Akinori is a Mongolian former sumo wrestler and 68th Yokozuna in the history of the sport in Japan. He was born on 27 September 1980 in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia and the first Mongol reach sumo’s highest rank. Because of winning all six tournaments, he becomes a top most successful wrestler ever.

  • Kitanoumi Toshimitsu

Kitanoumi Toshimitsu

The Toshimitsu Obata is the original name of Kitanoumi Toshimitsu who achieve the sumo’s top rank in every younger age, 21. He won 24 tournaments of sumo wrestling in his successful career. He was born in the year 1953 and died on November 20, 2015. Until his death, he was the chairman of the Japan Sumo Association from 2002 to 2008 and 2012 to November 2015.

  • The Takanohana (II) Kōji

The Takanohana (II) Kōji- doubt

Takanohana Koji was born in August, 1972 in Suginami, Tokyo, Japan. He won 22 tournament championships in between the 1992 to 2001.  He has sharp skills to move the opponents quickly out of the ring with his powerful force and action. He is presently the head mentor of Takanohana stable and a senior member of the Japan Sumo Association.

  • Hiroshi Wajima

Hiroshi Wajima

Hiroshi Wajima is a former professional sumo wrestler from Japan and won a total of 14 tournament championships during his career and retired in the year 1981. He is born on January 11, 1948 (age 68) in Ishikawa, Japan. This is an ever lovable name of the sumo wrestling world because of giving outstanding performances.

  • Futabayama Sadaji

Futabayama Sadaji

Futabayama Sadaji is most popular sumo wrestler of previous time who won 12 top division wrestling tournaments. He was born in 1912 and after giving a great contribution in the field of sumo wrestling, he died on December 16, 1968. Although he was not particularly great, he had excellent balance among all.

  • Musashimaru Koyo

Musashimaru Koyo

Musashimaru Koyo was the second foreign born wrestler in the sumo wrestling world history. He was born in 1971 in American Samoa and won over 700 top division bouts. He is best known for giving  remarkably consistent and injury-free performances in most of his professional career.

  • Akebono Tarō

Akebono Tarō

He is an American born professional sumo wrestler and start his professional career in that field from the year 1988.  After two consecutive Yushoor tournament championships in November 1992 and January 1993 he made history by becoming the first non-Japanese-born wrestler ever to reach Yokozuna, the top rank in sumo.