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Tochinoshin is such a beast, love him! Probably not the most technical rikishi but gotta admire his raw strength.

Georgia produces plenty of 6'- 6'5" & 120-140kgs blokes, they often play rugby (also some Georgian beasts in wrestling and weightlifting). Would have loved to see him at n8 (rugby) though.

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Do they do drug tests in Sumo?? Just saying...

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Gotta give it to him. Tochinoshin has got guts.

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Do they do drug tests in Sumo?? Just saying...

Just saying what, exactly?

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Just saying what, exactly?

Tinky1's careful wording may possibly have been hinting that Tochinoshin's magnificent muscle development resembles that of certain individuals who have claimed to ingest anabolic steriods.

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Tinky1's careful wording may possibly have been hinting that Tochinoshin's magnificent muscle development resembles that of certain individuals who have claimed to ingest anabolic steriods.

Then I wonder what he would have said about Chiyonofuji, one of the most prolific wrestlers ever. And there have been plenty of others as well.

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Then I wonder what he would have said about Chiyonofuji, one of the most prolific wrestlers ever. And there have been plenty of others as well.

Agreed. Sumo wrestlers basically sacrifice their bodies for glory and money. It's not the Olympics.

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Agreed. Sumo wrestlers basically sacrifice their bodies for glory and money. It's not the Olympics.

I agree, and folks may not realize it either, but not all that many sumo wrestlers seem to be around long enough to collect their pensions either.

Their lifestyle takes a HUGE toll on their bodies, and I give credit to wrestlers like Tochinoshin who obviously is not interested in just "gaining" weight, but doing it in a manner that wont literally kill him after he retires.

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