FORMER SUMO WRESTLER AKEBONO SPARS IN TOKYO.
Hawaiian-born former sumo wrestler Taro Akebono, who has turned his
sights to the combat sport K-1, spars with a partner in Tokyo November
27, 2003. Akebono, the first foreign-born sumo grand champion, will
fight former NFL player Bob Sapp, now a popular martial arts hero, on
New Years Eve. REUTERS/Yuriko Nakao