US SUMO OPEN Features 40 Elite Sumo Wrestlers from 10 Countries in Little Tokyo!!

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  Twelfth Annual US SUMO OPEN Features International Sumo Champions and even WORLD SUMO CHAMPIONS


Wednesday, September 19

4:00 PM PRESS CONFERENCE with three-time World Sumo Champion, Byamba – at JACCC (Little Tokyo) – 244 S. San Pedro St., LA, CA 90012


Thursday, September 20

6:30 PM SUMO PRACTICE with World Champion – 14559 Erwin Street, Van Nuys, CA 91401


Saturday, September 22

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM US Sumo Open – at JACCC (Little Tokyo) – 244 S. San Pedro St., LA, CA 90012



40 International Sumo Champions, including Champions from Asia, Europe, North America, South America, Africa, and Oceania!


THREE-TIME World Sumo Champion, “Byamba” is available for media interviews, photo sessions, and sumo action at the September 19 and 20 events. Call 310-617-9641 to schedule an interview with the World Sumo Champion.


  • 40 elite sumo wrestlers from 10 countries expected to compete – USA, Canada, Mongolia, Russia, Iran, Brazil, Tonga, Tajikistan, Egypt, Poland, Japan, and more!
  • Over 15 current & former National & World Sumo Champions!
  • Female divisions will also be held for women sumo wrestlers.
  • Japanese taiko drumming
  • Delicious Japanese food available on site
  • Japanese beer and sake on sale during competition
  • Three-time World Sumo Champion “Byamba” has won gold medals at the US Sumo Open for five straight years, amassing an astounding 50-1 record against some of the world's best sumo wrestlers. Can he maintain his incredible winning streak with a 6th consecutive US Sumo Open Champion title?!


  Sapporo Beer, Hakutsuru Sake


Combos, Miiyako Hotel, Attack! Marketing


$20 General, $10 General pre-teens, and $40 VIP reserved

Director: 310-617-9641
Info Line: 310-288-3641
Box Office: 213-628-2725


California Sumo Association
Andrew Freund, 310-617-9641

Release Summary

Elite sumo wrestlers compete at the US Sumo Open!


California Sumo Association
Andrew Freund, 310-617-9641