Sumo Wrestling in SF
Ever see a sumo match live? Free outdoor festival in Japantown this Saturday | 9/8
Sumo is the ancient Japanese tradition and martial art and it’s coming to San Francisco at this one-of-a-kind event in Japantown.
Watch demonstrations; meet real sumo wrestlers,learn about Sumo Wrestling and watch actual matches from wrestlers weighing around 400 lbs. each take place outdoors in the Japantown Peace Plaza on September 8, 2012.
Sumo Wrestling Expo
Saturday, September 8, 2012 (10a-5p)
Japantown Peace Plaza, SF
Schedule (subject to change)
Kid’s Sumo Meet & Greet (Kids only) meet the wrestlers, learn the stances | 10a
Live Sumo Matches, plus learn about sumo training and what to look for during a sumo match |Noon to 3:30p
Sumo Meet & Greet (for adults & kids) | 4:30p
Featured Sumo Wrestlers:
- Byamba, 6’1″, 370 lbs, Mongolian, three-time World Sumo Champion, just astounding, off-the-charts charisma and Sumo athleticism.
- Kelly, 6’0″, 430 lbs, three-time US Sumo Champion and Guinness World Record holder as the heaviest human ever to run a marathon.
- Big Joe, 6’1″, 350 lbs, Tongan, multi-time medalist at many US Sumo Open and other tournaments.