Mid-Kyushu Basho 2019 Update on Wakaichirō

This basho has been a test for Wakaichirō.  At his highest rank ever, Wakaichirō has never faced competition like this before.  While he isn't getting an "A" on this test, he certainly isn't failing either. So far, Wakaichirō's biggest downfall seems to be his experience.  As you'll see, he got a late start on one... Continue Reading →

Preview of North American Sumo Wrestlers in the Kyushu Basho 2019 – Wakaichirō

With Musashikuni retiring, Wakaichirō stands alone as the solitary lonely warrior representing all of North America.  That is correct - Wakaichirō is the only North American currently competing in Japanese professional sumo.  I swear that I'm not trying to add pressure to the young rikishi! In this post, I discuss what Wakaichirō needs to do... Continue Reading →

Posts Returning Soon!

For the first time ever, I didn't make a weekly post on NorthAmericanSumo.com.  This was because of a family emergency, but everything is alright now.  The weekly posts will return this week.  Hang in there!

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