600lbs Sumo Vs. 169lbs MMA Fighter

Fat Vs. Fast – Who’s going to win?

600lbs Sumo Vs 169lbs Japanese Man. Emanuel Yarbrough Vs Daiju Takase at Pride 3 6/24/1998. This Fight has a weight difference of 417lbs the most ever in an MMA fight.

This is one of those records that will likely never be broken. A 431lb mismatch against the heaviest person to ever compete in a professional sport and a midget in comparison, you can almost hear Daiju Takase thinking to himself, “I can’t believe I’m doing this. I am not getting paid nearly enough..) How could this little Japanese dude possibly win!?

Well, stop your grinning and drop your linen, because this turns out to be one of the strangest fights you have ever seen, after Daiju Takase stops circling Emanuel Yarbrough like he’s stuck in the huge guy’s orbit he decides to come in close and trade blows, ‘bad mistake’ we all say and as if to prove us right, inevitably Yarbrough finally manages to catch hold of him, just like a scene from jaws where the big shark grabs it’s latest victim, dragging them down for the kill, and you think it’s all over.

But sometimes things never quite turn out as you expected them to …