Sumo Kaboom

Leslie and Laurie Collins, Texan sisters and diehard sumo fans, talk about all things sumo.

Episode 129: Mitoryu and Kotonowaka

Time Codes:
:30 Laurie has the Covid
1:29 Newsflash
6:21 Bingo and prizes
8:37 Consulate’s Cup rundown
12:15 Laurie has deep voice
12:30 Mitoryu
13:15 First Makuuchi wrestler from Nishikido for 20 years
15:00 on plane with Ichinojo/Terunofuji
17:12 injuries
18:00 He perseveres
20:40 Fun facts
21:16 The House of Turbold
21:30 speed skating
22:20 Hokutofuji skiis
23:34 Kotonowaka
24:23 Very much or very little
25:23 babyface
25:45 Sumo Family
26:30 No pressure
27:15 He finds his confidence
27:44 Grew up in the heya
28:00 Adopt Grandfather’s shikona - no pressure
29:06 What other wrestlers say about his sumo
29:29 won second place… not worth mentioning
30:06 Perfect poster child of sumo


** Music:**

"Advanced Japanese Folk" by Audiotoolz

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Intro/Outtro music by MARiAN - Tokyo Trap