Sumo Kaboom

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

Episode 77: The Wonderful World of Ushizumo

Time Codes:

0:00 Current News
6:15 Mr. Myagi and the Karate Kid
8:15 Kudos to actors
8:30 Random sumo road
8:45 Favorite story from Olympics - sumo statue in equestrian arena
9:45 If you’re not a cultured horse!
10:30 Undercarriage
11:00 "Are you an Olympian or are you not??"
11:20 Sumo and animals
11:30 Ushi-zumi Rabbit Hole
12:00 Rodeo
12:30 "Let’s go to Rodeo." Mechanical bulls
13:15 "We’re taking a hard left at Mutton Bustin’, y’all."
14:15 Bull riding in rodeo
15:15 This is not that!
15:30 Bull sumo is similar to sumo wrestling
16:30 Bull sumo explanation
17:30 "What are they doing it for?" Let’s make a sport out of this! Bored farmers.
18:15 The loser wins the most money.
19:40 "They love their bulls."
19:20 Yokozuna, ozeki bulls and shikona “oh that’s adorable!”
22:00 "It’s cool to see the guys right at the shoulders of these huge bulls."
22:30 Enho bulls and Ichinojo bulls
23:00 Cow kimarite
24:45 Rodeo clowns- scary or loved?
26:10 Barbara and Lousie Mandrell
27:00 Bull Sumo in Japan this weekend or online
28:15 Popularity of the sport
30:15 "Special juice."


Japanese Bullfighting Bull Sumo Togyu ushizumoōgyū,en