A Japanese official Sumo Tournament is called 本場所 /hon ba sho/.
The sumo ring is known as a dohyō.
What English-speakers think of when they say "sumo" (i.e. heavyset men wrestling) is also called "sumo" in Japanese. Basically, sumo is sumo!
Rikishi, or sumotori.
Sumo is a Japanese sport. There are Chinese sumo wrestlers.
Hatsu Hioki is a mixed martial artist. Hatsu is a Japanese word, sometimes used with a name. The word has several meanings, one of them is 'first' or 'beginning.' It can also mean 'heart.' Hatsu-Basho is a sumo tournament held each year.
The sumo that I think is the is not in japan but somewhere and his name is Emanuel Yarbrough one of my favorite sumo wrestlers
The highest rank in sumo wrestling is 'yokozuna'.
In Japanese, there is no visible indication, it is determined by the context. He was a sumo wrestler. There were ten sumo in that stable.
The bout is called a match in sumo wrestling. It would occur during a tournament or basho.
To be in an official tournament, you must be a member of a recognized sumo stable. You also have to appear on the Banzuke.
sumo wrestling is what they do i japan sumo wrestling is what they do in japan