June 7th, 2023
ikioi, kakuryu, kiribayama, mirishima, ozeki
Sumo wrestlers step into new chapters of their sumo lives. Kiribayama becomes an ozeki and a new name - Kirishima. Kakuryu retires, continues as a coach in the JSA, and seems a happy family man. Ikioi retires, also coaches, and looks thrilled to sing.
May 31st, 2023
2023, basho, kiribayama, ozeki, terunofuji
We might as well call this the yokozuna, sekiwake and Hokuseiho hour, because that's what we talk about. A LOT. What can we say? We loved it.
May 4th, 2021
konishiki, ozeki, ozumo, sumo
This week, we're chatting with Konishiki, the first non-Japanese born sumo wrestler to reach ozeki.
March 30th, 2021
2021, basho, march, ozeki, takayasu, terunofuji
We break down the end of the March basho. Leslie's heartbreak. Laurie's excitement.
March 23rd, 2021
2021, basho, chiyonokuni, haru, march, ozeki, takayasu, terunofuji
So much sumo. So much good sumo.
January 19th, 2021
akiseyama, basho, daieisho, january, ozeki, sanyaku, shodai, sumo
We break down some of our favorite bouts from days 4 - 10.
December 1st, 2020
november basho, ozeki, prizes, sumo, takakeisho, winner, yokozuna
Curious about what these guys win at a tournament? This is your episode! We talk about the special prizes and what the winner takes home. Also, what it would take for Takakeisho to become a yokozuna? Can he do it?
November 17th, 2020
november basho, ozeki, takakeisho, takarafuji, terunofuji
The boys are back, and we've been enjoying the sumo! Who is in the lead? Who is looking surprisingly strong? Who got Enho'ed? Who went out injured?
November 10th, 2020
documentary, enho, geido, kaisei, nokazuna, ozeki, ryuden, sumo, sumodo, tournament
Review of Sumodo, the latest sumo documentary, and SUMO is BACK! November basho- days 1 and 2. Somehow we manage to discuss Ryuden's laugh, juryo treats, cheerleading moves and more.
August 4th, 2020
asanoyama, hakuho, july basho, mitakeumi, onosho, ozeki, shodai, terunofuji
So much emotion all wrapped into one basho! The matches that made us laugh. The fights that made us jump from our chairs. The storylines that made us cry.