Sakahoko Nobushige

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Sakahoko Nobushige (born as Yoshiaki Fukuzono; 18 June 1961 – 16 September 2019) was a Japanese sumo wrestler. His highest rank was sekiwake. He later became the head coach of Izutsu stable. He was the elder brother of Terao Tsunefumi.[1] Nobushige was born in Kagoshima, Japan. Sakahoko made his professional debut in January 1978.

Sakahoko died of pancreatic cancer on 16 September 2019 at the age of 58.[2]

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  1. Lewin, Brian (December 2005). "Brothers In Sumo". sumofanmag.com. Retrieved 2007-07-01.
  2. "元関脇逆鉾、井筒親方が死去 58歳すい臓がんか" (in Japanese). Nikkan Sports. 16 September 2019. Retrieved 16 September 2019.

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