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How much does a sumo wrestler weigh?
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what do sumo wrestlers look like?
What is the average weight of a sumo wrestler?
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Recently, the standards of weight gain of professional sumo wrestler are becoming less strict, in an effort to improve the overall health of the wrestlers. The average height of sumo wrestlers is around 178 cm (5' 10").
Accordingly, amateur tournaments are divided into weight classes (men: Lightweight up to 187 lb (85 kg) [85 kg], Middleweight up to 253 lb (115 kg) [115 kg], Heavyweight 253+ lb [115+ kg] and Open Weight [unrestricted entry]), and include competitions for female wrestlers (Lightweight up to 143 lb (65 kg) [65 kg], Middleweight up to 176 lb (80 kg) [80 kg], Heavyweight 176+ lb [80+ kg] and Open Weight).
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are sumo wrestlers always fat
Approximentaly 326lbs. Of course, some weigh 600lbs or more and some only weigh 250lbs.
no way 1000 mabey 500