We’ve got a special episode today, a preview of the last Grand Sumo tournament of the year, the Kyushu basho, with Bloody Elbow’s Tim Bissell. We go through quite a few topics, which I’ll list below, but if you require more in-depth analysis, Tim has a great feature that you can check out here.
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Now, let’s get cracking on that listicle.
* General terminology
* Why Mongolia is so important in Sumo
* How to attend one of these tournament matches
* What NOT to do when you’re a Sumo wrestler
* Will a new yokozuna be crowned
* Who is the ‘angry hamster’?
* Ozeki jitters
* All about Atamifuji
* All about Hokutofuji
* What’s up with Wakatakakage?
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