Episode 165

165: New Chapters for Kiribayama... I mean, Kirishima


June 7th, 2023

41 mins 52 secs

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About this Episode

Kiribayama has a new name. Why? Because he is now an ozeki and begins a new sumo chapter. His life is changing. Same for two wrestlers who retired over the weekend, Kakuryu and Ikioi. We're telling you the story of Kiribayama, we mean Kirishima, and giving you a play-by-play on two retirement ceremonies.

It's exciting and nostalgic to watch the wheel of sumo turn. *looks philosophically into the distance and sighs

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