Tochigiyama Moriya, Japanese sumo wrestler, the 27th Yokozuna (b. 1892) died on October 3, 1959.

Tochigiyama Moriya was a Japanese professional sumo wrestler. He was the sport's 27th yokozuna from 1918 until 1925. Generally he is considered one of the pioneers of modern sumo. He remains the lightest yokozuna in the history of the sport with a weight of 104 kg.

Tochigiyama Moriya, Japanese sumo wrestler, the 27th Yokozuna (b. 1892) died on October 3, 1959.

October 3, 1959

Tochigiyama Moriya, Japanese sumo wrestler, the 27th Yokozuna (b. 1892) died on October 3, 1959.

Tochigiyama Moriya was a Japanese professional sumo wrestler. He was the sport's 27th yokozuna from 1918 until 1925. Generally he is considered one of the pioneers of modern sumo. He remains the lightest yokozuna in the history of the sport with a weight of 104 kg.