Wakaichiro (若一郎) Wins 5th Match


American Sumotori Improves to 3-2

Late word this Monday night that in Tuesday action at the Kokugikan, American sumotori Wakaichro was victorious over Jonidan rank 56 rikishi Asanoshima. This improves Wakaichiro’s record to 3-2, and puts him back in winning territory. One more will will secure a winning record, or kachi-koshi, for this tournament.

As always, we will bring you video of the match as soon as we can find any.

2 thoughts on “Wakaichiro (若一郎) Wins 5th Match

    • He’s also a really nice, down to earth guy. He’s got charisma and if his sumo advances him, he will make a great ambassador for sumo to a large and untapped US market.


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