Sumo Jul 12, 2019

Sumo 101: Wakanohana-Tochinishiki rivalry

by John Gunning

As with boxing, wrestling, MMA or any other activity where two contestants face off in a ring, great rivalries are the lifeblood of Japan's national sport. While it's true that sumo is a lifestyle more than a sport, and its day-to-day practices and rituals are ...