According to Dave Meltzer of the Wrestling Observer, Sumo Legend Akebono (who faced The Big Show at WrestleMania 21) was placed in a “medically induced coma” last week after a serious medical scare.
Akebono, who is also a former MMA fighter and is currently a Professional Wrestler, was hospitalized after a wrestling show for the DDT promotion and was placed in a medically induced coma and is expected to remain there for at least 10 days.
We’ll keep you updated on Akebono’s condition as more information comes out.
You can watch Akebono’s sumo match with The Big Show from WrestleMania 21 below:
Akebono also faced Brock Lesnar in NJPW back in 2006 and you can watch it below: