American Sumo Newsletter – February 2023

Two events down already in 2023 with so much more to come! See inside for our recap of the Mighty Eagle Team Tournament and the SoCal Open, as well as all the info you need for Nationals next month and a guest feature on sharing sumo with the next generation.

2023 Nationals Preview with Kyle Ferriter and Ryan White

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Are you a new wrestler looking to compete at your first nationals? Are you a veteran looking to get an idea who your competition is? Kyle and Ryan fill us in on all the details for Orlando. 

More info and signups here: Smoothcomp Link

Event will stream live on the Grand Sumo Breakdown YouTube channel March 11.

Theme music by David Hall via SoundCloud

US Sumo: JJ, Mengkin, and the SoCal Open


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As Midwesterners, there’s no place GSB would rather be in February than Southern California, and though we can’t make it there in person, Honu Sumo’s Justin “JJ” Jones and Mengkin Ragan give us the next best thing: a US sumo tournament! The SoCal Open takes place February 25th in San Diego, so find Honu Sumo on Instagram or go to bit.ly/socalopensd for more info! Streaming will be on the Maximum Effort Studios YouTube channel.

Theme music by David Hall via SoundCloud