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 →

Preview of North American Sumo Wrestlers in the Aki Basho 2019 – Musashikuni and Wakaichirō

The Aki Basho 2019 is already here!  I could barely believe that the time has come around already when I saw people discussing it on Twitter.  Where did August go? There are a lot of exciting storylines for this basho.  All eyes will be on the two yokozuna, Kakuryu and Hakuho.  Will Kakuryu be able... Continue Reading →

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