Japan's heaviest ever sumo wrestler, Hawaii-born Konishiki, has married his girlfriend of two years, a former medical worker.
Konishiki (L) weighed more than a quarter of a ton as a wrestler
Konishiki registered his marriage to 28-year-old Chie Iijima on Wednesday, his talent agency said. The couple appeared at a press conference on Monday to announce the news.
The former wrestler, 40, is famous for becoming the first ever foreigner to attain the sport's second-highest rank of ozeki.
Since retiring from sumo in 1997 he has worked as a TV celebrity.
During his sumo career, Konishiki weighed a massive 275kg.