VIDEO | Bob Sapp vs. Butterbean in Sumo contest

July 7, 2017 12:04 am by Evan Bell

Recently, Pride FC icon Bob Sapp revealed via a social media post that he would be returning to professional kickboxing in August when he is set to compete in France.

Bob Sapp

In honor of the kickboxing and MMA heavyweight, check out this throwback footage of Sapp and Boxing icon Butterbean competing in a sumo contest in 2001 under the K-1 banner.

Butterbean of course reigned as a boxing champion for many years, racking up a 77-10 professional record as he won, and then defended his super heavyweight championship numerous times over the course of nineteen year professional career.

Check out the replay of the sumo match above!

This article first appeared on on 7/7/2017.


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