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 →

Women in North American Sumo – Who’s Who 2018

The topic of women in sumo has recently garnered notable attention. Much of this conversation started in April of 2018, when Ryozo Tatami, the mayor of Maizuru, collapsed on the dohyo during a sumo event.  Two women rushed to his aid, and they were promptly asked to leave the dohyo while providing emergency medical treatment. ... Continue Reading →

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