Sumo Kaboom

Episode Archive

Episode Archive

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

  • 168: Takarafuji and Tsurugisho

    June 28th, 2023  |  49 mins 14 secs
    takarafuji, tsurugisho

    Who ARE these pro sumo wrestlers? One remains a bit of a mystery while the other is a character and a half.

  • 167: The "Dead Body" Rule

    June 21st, 2023  |  35 mins 57 secs
    dead body, dead body rule, exception, rule, rules, sumo rule

    What is this rule we hear about sometimes in sumo?

  • 166: The Sumo Belly Touching Event

    June 14th, 2023  |  47 mins 10 secs
    belly, fan event, hiradoumi, ichiyamamoto, karaoke, rubbing, sadanoumi, shodai, singing, sumo, ura

    Oh Ma Lawd. The Belly Touching Sumo Event was everything we needed and more. Karaoke, giggles, awkwardness, and oh so much fun to watch.

  • 165: New Chapters for Kiribayama... I mean, Kirishima

    June 7th, 2023  |  41 mins 52 secs
    ikioi, kakuryu, kiribayama, kirishima

    Sumo wrestlers step into new chapters of life.

  • 164: Day 11-15 of the May Basho

    May 31st, 2023  |  1 hr 5 mins
    basho, kiribayama, ozeki, sekiwake, terunofuji

    Who won BINGO? Who won the basho?

  • 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.