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Byambajav Ulambayar featured in KCET “Arrival Story”

(May 2012)
How a Mongolian sumo star “Byambajav Ulambayar” came to Los Angeles. More

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Byambajav Ulambayar story on Southern California public radio

(May 2012)
The 3-time World Sumo Champion shares why he moved to Los Angeles, and how he lives here today, while still practicing sumo. Byamba talks about his background in Mongolia and Japan, and his future dreams for his life in Los Angeles. More

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Annual Menil Collection Sumo Charity Event

(March 2012)
Four elite sumo wrestlers performed an exhibition for the annual Menil Collection charity event. The museum raised over $443,000 from the black-tie sumo performance in Houston!

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Sumo YAMA Breaks into Bollywood!

( January 2012)
“YAMA” broke into Bollywood, with a special New Year’s appearance on the hit Indian TV show “Bigg Boss”. This show is based on “Big Brother”, but with celebrity housemates. Video

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Sumo Byamba Featured in Super Bowl Commercial Debut

(February 7, 2010)
World Sumo Champion, Byamba, was featured in a KGB commercial during the 3rd quarter of the Super Bowl on February 7, 2010. Roughly 106 million viewers watched Byamba in KGB’s debut Super Bowl spot, which cost around $3,000,000 for 30 seconds!

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Byamba wins yet another World Sumo Champion title!

(November 18, 2007)
Byambajav Ulambayar has won dozens of sumo competitions worldwide, and is one of the most celebrated international sumo competitors on the planet.  More

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