1: Akebono becomes first non-Japanese Yokozuna.

2: Wins Sumo wrestling championship in 1997.

3: Defeats Big Show at WWE Wrestlemania 21.

4: Akebono transitions from Sumo to pro wrestling.

5: Enters WWE Hall of Fame in 2015.

6: Akebono's historic clash with The Big Show.

7: Recipient of multiple Sumo wrestling accolades.

8: Akebono's impact on both Sumo and pro wrestling.

9: Akebono's legacy as an icon in combat sports.