Olympic judo gold medalist Hitoshi Saito dies of cancer

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  1. FEDORER

    FEDORER Green Belt

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    I have some sad news to announce. Hitoshi Saito has died of cancer :icon_cry2
    He was one of the greatest heavyweights to have walked on a tatami.
    His rivalry with Yamashita was legendary and one for the ages.

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    Condolences to his family and friends.

    Olympic judo gold medalist Hitoshi Saito dies at 54
    TOKYO
     
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  3. QingTian

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    I believe that was from Sumio Endo.
     
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    Damn. Sad to here. That documentary about his rivalry with Yamashita was badass. What an epic career.

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