Clown prince of sumo Takamisakari retires | The Japan Times

Clown prince of sumo Takamisakari retires | The Japan Times. At the core of Sumo is stoicism.  You never complain, criticise or boast.  Whereas WWF is all about bragging and bullshit, sumo is about subtlety wrapped in extraordinary physical and mental strength.  (If you're not familiar with pro-wrestling, just compare the original Iron Chef with … Continue reading Clown prince of sumo Takamisakari retires | The Japan Times

Harumafuji claims perfect record | The Japan Times

Harumafuji claims perfect record | The Japan Times. Good to see good Sumo news.  Harumafuji gets "Zensho Yusho", a perfect 15-0 record in the January tournament, thereby silencing the critics on the Yokozuna Deliberation council owing to his "poor" 9-6 record in November 2012. Baruto sadly won't be automatically returning to the Ozeki rank; his … Continue reading Harumafuji claims perfect record | The Japan Times