1: Akebono, Sumo legend and WWE wrestler, passes away at 54.

2: Akebono was the first non-Japanese-born sumo wrestler to reach the sport's highest rank.

3: He made his WWE debut at WrestleMania 21 in 2005.

4: Akebono faced off against The Big Show at the event.

5: His unique blend of sumo and wrestling skills made him a fan favorite.

6: Akebono's impact on the world of wrestling will never be forgotten.

7: He will be remembered for his larger-than-life presence in the ring.

8: Rest in peace, Akebono. Your legacy will live on.

9: Fans around the world mourn the loss of a true wrestling icon.