The world's heaviest ever sumo wrestler has given health advice to other wrestlers. The wrestler's fighting name was Orora. He is Russia and his real name is Anatoly Mikhakhanov. He weighed 292kg he retired in 2018. Orora has warned other wrestlers to take better care themselves the death a 28-year-old sumo wrestler earlier this year. Orora told the Asahi newspaper that Japan's sumo wrestlers should eat less. Sumo wrestlers are famous having enormous appetites and eating a lot. Orora said it was time wrestlers to think more their diet and reduce their calorie intake. He said: "It's never easy to stay healthy as long as you're living the life a sumo wrestler."
Orora told reporters that a sumo wrestler's lifestyle can be unhealthy. He described how he put so much weight. He ate two huge meals a day. He had a daily diet containing 7,000 calories. He said he used to eat 200 pieces sushi and drink a crate beer in one sitting. He also ate extra bowls rice when other wrestlers offered them to him. His diet led to hypertension and fatigue. He said: "I would lie and nap right after eating, which wasn't good. Just walking or moving was really troublesome." The Japan Sumo Association has published 10 health guidelines wrestlers. It said they should eat fish and vegetables, addition to meat. They should also chew food properly and avoid snacks.