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 →

Video of the US Sumo Nationals 2019

The US Sumo Nationals 2019 were held at the St. Joseph Civic Arena in Northwest Missouri last Saturday (2.9.2019), and it was quite the event!  I was extremely impressed with the depth of talent in each weightclass, as very few had an overwhelming favorite.  Also, there were many compelling storylines throughout the day, leaving a... 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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