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Sumo wrestlers serve up chanko-nabe at Musashigawa Sumo Stable in 2007 in Osaka, Japan.
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August 7, 2015 Many sumo wrestlers adhere to a rigid diet centered around a traditional Japanese dish called chanko-nabe. Champions say they count on the stew's balanced nutrition paired with lots of rice to win.
Czech sumo wrestler Takanoyama Shuntarō, whose real name is Pavel Bojar (right) throws his opponent during the Grand Sumo New Year Tournament in 2013.
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July 19, 2014 In a sport where the average combatant weighs more than 400 pounds, Czech sumo sensation Pavel Bojar stands out at a svelte 216 pounds.
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