Rikishi

Full Career Retrospective and Greatest Moments for Rikishi

Bleacher Report | Wed, 09 Jul 2014 06:04:15 -0700

"Adapt or perish" may seem like just another slogan for the latest Triple H T-shirt, but for Rikishi, it was very much a reality when he returned to World Wrestling Entertainment in the fall of 1999. It became clear very quickly that being a generic ...

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Sumo Comes to America, in 24 Vivid Photos

Mic | Thu, 24 Jul 2014 04:37:30 -0700

The format for the event was a true round robin: Each rikishi (wrestler) faced off against all of the others across 45 total matches, many of which lasted only a few seconds. Here, Kelly — a five-time U.S. champion and the lone American in the field ...

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24 Vivid Sumo Tournament Photos Capture a Sport Rarely Seen in the US

Mic | Tue, 22 Jul 2014 16:37:30 -0700

The format for the event was a true round robin: Each rikishi (wrestler) faced off against all of the others across 45 total matches, many of which lasted only a few seconds. Here, Kelly — a five-time U.S. champion and the lone American in the field ...

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Full Career Retrospective and Greatest Moments for Val Venis

Bleacher Report | Wed, 23 Jul 2014 06:00:42 -0700

When he was not doing that, he was proving his considerable skill in matches against stars such as Mankind, Ken Shamrock, Rikishi, Eddie Guerrero and The Rock. As talented a wrestler as he was a talker, Venis was a Superstar whose name and gimmick ...

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