Sumo Kaboom

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

Episode 170: Shonnanoumi and Days 1 - 3 of the July Tournament

So many things to love about days 1 - 3, but the way day 3 ended was NOT one of them.

We're only on day THREE of the July 2023 tournament, and already there are surprises, YAYs and big OH NOOOs. We're watching the rookies, the competition for ozeki status, and the awful strain of injury.

Time Codes:
0 - 12:45 News and Shonnanoumi
12:45 Day 1
23: 15 Day 2
31:30 Day 3


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Intro/Outtro music by MARiAN - Tokyo Trap_

Vaquero Perdido Mini Vandals from the Youtube Free Music Library