Nagoya Basho 2019 Results – Wakaichirō Ken

With Musashikuni Mamu withdrawing from the basho, it was up to Wakaichirō Ken to represent the entire North American continent.  And he represented us very well!  At the New Year, Wakaichirō had one goal: to get a kachi-koshi in the sandanme division.  After fighting as hard as he could, Wakaichirō completed his goal with two... Continue Reading →

More Clips of the Fitcon2019 Sumo Cup

Several weeks ago, I posted a recap of the Fitcon2019 Sumo Cup.  It was a wonderful tournament, and I was blessed to have Casey Burns and Cornelius Booker provide so much video from the event.  I mentioned in my prior post that I would make a second post featuring more footage from the event.  Unfortunately,... Continue Reading →

Fitcon2019 Sumo Cup – Results

For weeks beforehand, I had been hearing rumblings that Kelly Gneiting was organizing a sumo tournament to gather some of the best amateur sumo wrestlers from around America - and even the world - to take place sometime between the US Sumo Open and the World Sumo Championships.  I got to say, it seems that... Continue Reading →

Hatsu Basho 2019 Results – Wakaichirō Ken

Wakaichirō Ken finished his Hatsu Basho 2019 performance on Day 13, and my prediction was correct!  Before the basho, I predicted that Wakaichirō would finish with a 5-2 record, and he did!  This was a wonderful bounce-back showing by Wakaichirō.  Wakaichirō had slipped in the past two basho with back-to-back 2-5 performances, falling to the... Continue Reading →

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