Professional Japanese sumo wrestlers weigh 148 kilograms on average. Wrestlers in sumo schools eat two large meals a day consisting of chankonabe, a meat, fish and vegetable stew, rice and beer to help achieve this weight.Know More
Sumo wrestling tournaments are divided into weight classes, such as lightweight for up to 85 kg, middleweight for up to 115 kg and heavyweight for over 115 kg.
The sumo lifestyle can lead to many negative health effects. Excessive weight often leads to diabetes, high blood pressure, arthritis and heart attacks. The high amount of alcohol the wrestlers are encouraged to drink increases their risk of liver disease, meaning the average life expectancy of a sumo wrestler is 60 to 65 years.Learn More
As of March 2014, the current WWE World Heavyweight champion is Randy Orton. At the very young age of 33, Randy is already a veteran in the wrestling business and has earned the reputation of being a heel.Full Answer >
The fastest way to contact the WWE is via the contact form links on its website. The organization also has a mailing address: WWE Corporate Headquarters, Attention: (department name), 1241 East Main Street, Stamford, CT 06902.Full Answer >
British professional wrestler Davey Boy Smith passed away on May 18, 2002 at the age of 39. He suffered a heart attack while vacationing in Invermere, B.C., with his girlfriend, Andrea Hart.Full Answer >
Batista left the WWE to pursue other career ventures. After he left the WWE, he trained to become a mixed martial arts fighter and starred in movies.Full Answer >