16th Annual U.S. Sumo Open

// May 20, 2016


16th Annual U.S. Sumo Open, Finals – May 21, 2016

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MAIN EVENT Final rounds — 60 matches

1:00 pm PT – Opening Ceremony & Taiko Drumming
1:15 pm PT – Men’s Final Rounds (Light, Middle, Heavy)
2:00 pm PT – Intermission & Taiko Drumming
2:15 pm PT – Women’s Openweight
2:45 pm PT – Men’s Openweight
3:30 pm PT – Awards Ceremony

This is your ONE chance in 2016 to see a sumo tournament of this caliber in North America! Highlights:
* 60 competitors from 10+ countries (from all over North America, South America, Africa, Europe, and of course, Asia)!
* Half of the competitors have World Champion or National Champion titles.
* Amazing head-to-head rivalries
* Over 150 matches, with the BEST 60 matches during the Main Event (1 pm – 3 pm PT)

Check out the LARGEST sumo competition in the world (outside of Japan) — in Los Angeles, California, on May 21! The 16th annual US Sumo Open features 60 of the world’s best sumo competitors, including multi-time World Sumo Champions!

Per international sumo standards, the US Sumo Open includes multiple weight classes, for both men and women.

Last year’s “Big 3”Byamba (Mongolia), Ramy (Egypt), and Roy (USA) won ALL medals in both heavyweight and openweight, and they are ALL back again for more. Who will win gold this year?!

US SUMO OPEN Background:
Our hallmark competition, the US Sumo Open, is the largest annual sumo tournament in the world outside of Japan. Since 2001, over 400 elite sumo wrestlers,including numerous past and present World Sumo Champions, have competed. We have also had a dozen Pro Sumo stars participate as competitors, special guests, officials, and announcers.