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2018 Sumo Champions Meet & Greet | Japantown

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Saturday, September 15, 2018 - 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE
Japantown Peace Plaza | Post Street at Buchanan Street, San Francisco, CA

2018 Sumo Wrestling Festival & Expo | Japantown

Sumo is an ancient Japanese tradition and martial art and it’s coming to San Francisco at this one-of-a-kind annual event in Japantown.

Watch demonstrations, meet real sumo wrestlers, learn about sumo wrestling and watch actual matches from Sumo champions, weighing up to 600 lbs, outdoors in the Japantown Peace Plaza.

2018 Sumo Wrestling Champions Expo
September 15-16, 2018
Japantown Peace Plaza, SF

Saturday, September 15, 2018
– Meet & Greet of Champions at 5 pm

Sunday, September 16, 2018
Live Sumo Matches at noon, 2 pm and 4 pm
– Sumo Meet and Greet at 5 pm

The matches will feature the following wrestlers:

  • Yama, 6’4″, 600 lbs: 2-time World Sumo Champion & Heaviest Japanese human being in history
  • Byamba, 6’1″, 370 lbs, Mongolian, three-time World Sumo Champion, just astounding, off-the-charts charisma and Sumo athleticism.
  • Ramy, 6’3″, 500 lbs: Egyptian Sumo Champion & US Sumo Open gold medallist
  • Takeshi, 5’7″, 260 lbs: 5-time Japanese National University Champion

Event Details

Cost: FREE
Categories: **Annual Event**, *Top Pick*, Kids & Families, San Francisco
Address: Post Street at Buchanan Street, San Francisco, CA

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