Bonus Episode 11: American Yokozunas

As promised in our bonus episode about Americans in sumo, here is our research project on the most notable two of the bunch. We go in depth on the careers of Akebono and Musashimaru. Let us know what you think and drop us a line at 805-613-SUMO (7866)!

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Nagoya 2018 Recap

Congratulations to first-time tournament champion Mitakeumi! Regardless of injuries to some of the top guys, this basho was just lousy with young talent shining brightly and proving that the next generation will be just as exciting as the last. Join us for commentary, poor jokes, word from a sponsor at 40:05, and one last wedding quiz for Mak before he joins the ranks of married men. As always, find us on social media or drop us a line at 805-613-SUMO (7866).

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Bonus Episode 10: Americans in Sumo

For our latest history project, we delve into some of the Americans who have had success on the dohyo. We decided that since American yokozuna Akebono and Musashimaru totally deserve their own episode, we’d take care of everyone else here. Enjoy, and feel free to send us your questions or leave us a message at 805-613-SUMO (7866).

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Nagoya 2018 Preview

It’s time for sumo again, and after a letting everyone down with zero bonus episodes in June, we decided on a doubleheader ahead of Nagoya: we’ll be releasing a bonus episode alongside this preview. Check out our thoughts heading into the tournament and a word from our sponsor at 44:13.

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Natsu 2018 Recap

And just like that the basho is over and our long vigil til the next one begins. It was a great time though, and we break down our favorite parts. We have a special news bulletin at 39:45 and letters from some very special fans at 1:07:43.

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Bonus Episode 9: USA Sumo

For most of our listeners, sumo is too far away to ever see live. So what about sumo happening closer to home? Luckily there is a huge yearly tournament right here in the US of A. We interview USA Sumo’s Andrew Freund to learn more. Check out usasumo.com for more details on May 12th’s USA Sumo Open, streaming on YouTube.

*Sorry for the occasional quality issues, Skype isn’t perfect*

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