Check out the 2017 US SUMO OPEN Video Series

The 17th annual US Sumo Open was the most dramatic yet. Former champions reclaimed glory, records were set, and a 245-pounder won the Openweight title! Over 4,000 fans packed the Pyramid, the biggest US Sumo Open turnout to date. 

Check out the five comprehensive clips by weight class, with best match coverage and commentary. 

If you were there in person, re-live the drama! If you missed it, check out the excitement in this video series.


2018 US SUMO OPEN – 18th Annual

(Saturday, May 12, 2018) Walter Pyramid @ California State University Long Beach, CA
The 18th annual US Sumo Open is shaping up to be bigger than ever. Once again, you can cheer on 60 international sumo wrestlers, vying for the champion titles! We’re at the Pyramid for the 5th year in a row now, a venue with the largest big screen monitor of any campus in the country!

The drama continues in 2018 . . .

Stay tuned for more 2018 US Sumo Open details soon.  Tickets go on sale in February.  More


YAMA, Music Video Icon!

(December 22, 2017)
Yama stars in the new TJR video “Check This”. Yama has numerous star appearances in music videos. 
“Steal My Girl” (One Direction . . ~ 300,000,000 views) 
“Shape of You” (Ed Sheeran . . ~ 3,000,000,000 views)


YAMA on “Do or Dare” with artist, Usher!

(December 15, 2017)
Usher and his manager, Jermaine Dupri, have a BIG surprise in store! Check it out


Have a “Good Mythical Morning” with YAMA!

(November 15, 2017)
Yama stomped on to the popular online show (with 13 million subscribers), teaching Rhett and Link about sumo! Watch

2017 US Sumo Open

2017 US SUMO OPEN Video Series – Openweight Division

(October 23, 2017)
The Openweight division featured some incredible upsets, with only one heavyweight wrestler advancing to the semi-finals.  Smaller guys dominated, with shocking results! Watch

2017 Women

2017 US SUMO OPEN Video Series – Women’s Divisions

( October 9, 2017)
Since 2001, some of the best female sumo wrestlers have been grappling at the US Sumo Open, and 2017 is no exception. Watch

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