Sumo Kaboom

Episode Archive

Episode Archive

163 episodes of Sumo Kaboom since the first episode, which aired on March 4th, 2020.

  • 163: May Basho Days 4 - 10

    May 23rd, 2023  |  1 hr 2 mins
    2023, days 4-10, may, sumo

    Sumo breakdown!! We're chatting about the boys of sumo in this day by day breakdown of the May 2023 sumo tournament.

  • 162: Days 1-3 of the May Basho 2023

    May 16th, 2023  |  32 mins 37 secs
    basho, days 1-3, may

    Our favorite moments from days 1-3 of the May basho.

  • 161: Ichinojo Retires and Henka Stats

    May 10th, 2023  |  39 mins 19 secs
    henka, henka king, ichinojo, retirement

    Ichinojo's surprise retirement and henka stats!

  • Leslie Meets Gagamaru and the May Banzuke

    May 2nd, 2023  |  35 mins 47 secs
    banzuke, dallas sumo club, gagamaru, kiribayama, may 2023, terunofuji, texas, wakamotoharu

    Leslie met retired rikishi Gagamaru over the weekend. Hear the story and hear our discussion of the latest banzuke for May 2023.

  • Kimarite Part 3: Yorikiri and Oshidashi with Bruce Henderson

    April 26th, 2023  |  34 mins 38 secs
    bruce henderson, hazu, kimarite, kimitaoshi, nage, oshidashi, oshisumo, otske, tachiai, taoshi, yorikiri

    More discussion with Tachiai Blog's Bruce Henderson about the styles of sumo.

  • Kimarite Part 2: the Henka with Bruce Henderson

    April 19th, 2023  |  28 mins 27 secs
    chiyoshoma, henka, henka no henka, hot and hit, mainoumi, meet and move

    Our discussion of kimarite continues with the illustrious Bruce Henderson of the Tachiai blog.

  • Kimarite Part 1: How to Unwin Your Way to a Win

    April 5th, 2023  |  37 mins 53 secs
    asashoryu, fouls, fusen, kimarite, unwinning

    How to win a sumo match by unwinning.

  • Days 11-15 of the March Basho

    March 29th, 2023  |  50 mins 23 secs
    2023, basho, march

    We have 2 Sumo BINGO winners, and 1 new yusho winner! Learn about them as we break down a few fights from the exciting final days of the March basho.

  • Days 4-10 of the March Basho

    March 22nd, 2023  |  1 hr 4 mins
    2023, march

    Well... this is fun!!!

  • Let the Sumo Begin! Days 1-3

    March 15th, 2023  |  35 mins 8 secs
    2023, basho, japan, sumo

    Days 1 - 3 of the March basho, 2023!

  • Bushozan and Daishoho

    March 8th, 2023  |  33 mins 34 secs
    bushozan, daishoho

    Bushozan is a newbie to the top division. Daishoho hasn't been seen in the top division in a few years.

  • Hokuseiho and Kinbozan

    March 1st, 2023  |  41 mins 13 secs
    hokuseiho, kinbozan

    There are three new guys in the top division, and we're discussing two of them this week.

  • Reading the Banzuke

    February 23rd, 2023  |  41 mins 34 secs
    banzuke, star chart

    With just a bit of knowledge, you can read the date of your banzuke.

  • Sumo Love Part 2: Sexiest Rikishi of 2023

    February 14th, 2023  |  53 mins 12 secs
    2023, sexiest, sexy, sumo, wrestler

    Find out who wins the title of Sexiest Rikishi of 2023

  • Sumo Love Part 1

    February 8th, 2023  |  31 mins 46 secs
    ai chatbot, love, love life, poetry, sumo

    February is the month of love, so we're beginning our series about sumo and love. BTW, did you vote for your favorite sumo wrestler in our Annual Sexiest Rikishi Poll?

  • Hakuho's Retirement

    February 1st, 2023  |  48 mins 35 secs
    hakuho, retirement

    Hakuho's retirement ceremony happened over the weekend. We thought it a good time to recap his career and give a play by play of his retirement celebration.