HAWAIIAN-BORN AKEBONO RECEIVES BLOW FROM SAPP IN K-1 FIGHT IN NAGOYA.
Hawaiian-born former sumo yokozuna (grand champion) Akebono receives a blow from American former NFL player Bob Sapp in a K-1 fight in Nagoya, central Japan December 31, 2003. Akebono made his debut in the New Year's Eve match of K-1, a combination of karate, taekwondo, and kickboxing. Sapp won by technical knockout. REUTERS/Eriko Sugita ES/THI