June 21st, 2022
gyoji, hideki imaoka, papagyoji, tassels, tategyoji
If you thought the JSA was tough on wrestlers, wait until you hear how tough they are on gyoji. We continue to receive many questions about gyoji and though we can't answer them all, we do finally have a description of gyoji training for you. Learn about why gyoji look the way they do, and learn about the highest ranked referee today.
June 14th, 2022
asanoyama, cowboy cup, dallas sumo club
The return of Asanoyama and the 1st Annual Cowboy Cup
June 8th, 2022
demon, hair cutting, kaka, kakka, okamoto, retirement, tomotaka
A bit of history about hair cutting ceremonies and a deep dive into two artists we've seen at sumo retirement ceremonies- Tomotaka Okamoto and Demon Kakka.
May 31st, 2022
aminishiki, hokutofuji, retirement
Aminishiki and Hokutofuji
May 24th, 2022
2022, basho, bingo, may
We cover our favorite fights of the final 4 days of the basho in this episode and discuss BINGO winners.
May 17th, 2022
2022, basho, cowboy cup, ichiyamamoto, lobster claw, may, terunofuji, trend, wakatakakage
Breaking down our favorite fights of the May basho, 2022, days 4-10.
May 3rd, 2022
azumaryu, banzuke, midorifuji
The banzuke, Azumaryu and Midorifuji.
April 20th, 2022
ask us anything, bruce, kimarite, tachiai
Ask Us Anything !
April 12th, 2022
101, basics, sumo
We meet people all the time who ask "what is it about sumo? I don't get it." This is our answer. Uncomplicated. Without unfamiliar terms. Back to the basics explanation of history, sumo, and what we love about it.
April 4th, 2022
earn, earning, kinboshi, money
An episode inspired by the kinboshi. But, we end up breaking down all the ways that pro sumo wrestlers get paid.