Heres Konishiki lbs and his wife lbs. Yomiuri Shimbun. Many athletes come to the sport from a background in judofreestyle wrestlingor other grappling sports such as sambo. Sumo is also practised as an amateur sport, with participants in college, high school, and grade school in Japan. As much of the weight as possible needs to be muscle, rather than fat, to provide the necessary force. Once a decision is made, the chief judge will announce the decision to the spectators and the wrestlers alike.
I'm far from a sumo expert but I do watch it upon occasion that it is on TV.
Views Read Edit View history. My second was about famous former sumo wrestlers Musashimaru and Konishiki. Afterwards, the selection of opponents takes into account a wrestler's prior performance. His highest rank was maegashira 9. Retrieved December 8,