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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Nagoya 2018 Midway

*Spoilers through day 8*

Halfway through the most injury-riddled basho of the year. Who will go down next? Will there be anyone left to wrestle by day 15? Will Yoshikaze get any wins? Find us online or give a call to 805-613-SUMO (7866) to let us know what you think week 2 will look like.

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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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Nagoya Banzuke Prediction

I’ve decided to try my hand a predicting the banzuke for the upcoming Nagoya Basho. As someone who has watched sumo for a little under 2 years and having never tried this before I feel that this will be the definitive banzuke prediction you will find on the internet. Like I said on the podcast if I get more than two spots incorrect on this list I will consider this whole thing a complete and utter failure.

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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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Haru 2018 Preview with Tachiai’s Bruce H

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The long drought is over and we finally have more sumo! To mark the occasion we tricked Tachiai.org’s Bruce into giving us the secrets to the lower divisions of sumo that we don’t know much about. If you want to skip our nonsense, you can find the interview in between ads from our sponsors at 39:00 and 69:47. As always we want to know what you think, so leave us a voice mail at our Google voice number, 805-613-SUMO (7866)!

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Hatsu 2018 Recap

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The first basho of 2018 has come and gone. We laughed, we cried, we got a crazy surprise winner. The GSB crew covers all the big stories with special guests Robot Mak and Depression Flyric. Check out an ad for sumo’s next big event at 42:08 and let us know what you think!

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