Sumo Kaboom

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

Episode 175: Sumo Scandals Part 2 - Match-Fixing

Time Codes:
0-4:00 News
4:30 Match Fixing - The Getty Image from 2011 of the JSA Chairman bowing in apology
6:30 Yaocho and what match-fixing is
11:45 Former wrestlers and their quotes about match-fixing
14:30 The official JSA response
16:00 JSA starts taking magazine publishers to court
16:15 Asashoryu
20:30 Freakanomics and studies done in early 2000s looking at sumo stats. Something fishy was going on.
26:00 Police finds evidence
29:00 What the JSA did in response and the shake up in the sumo world
40:00 Take aways
42:30 The sumo snitch we all hope for
43:30 Dad's entrance to the closet :)


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