World Champion Sumo Wrestlers Meet Again at 3rd Annual Sumo + Sushi

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Three world champion sumo wrestlers with a combined weight of 1,260 pounds put on a show for Seattleites with its 1,500-year-old Japanese sport. The exhibition matchup was put on at WaMu Theater where attendees watched 6 matches world champion sumo wrestlers while being served sushi from Shiro’s Sushi Restaurant and I Love Sushi on Lake Bellevue.

Watch the above video clip to see who won the 5:00 PM exhibition. Was it 380 pound Byamba from Mongolia or the 500 pound Ramy from Egypt.

Meet the wrestlers:

  • Byamba (Mongolia) – From Mongolia, winner of Pro Sumo Division Title, four-time World Sumo Champion, weighing in at 380 pounds.
  • Roy (U.S.) – From the moment he started competing, Roy Sims has won the US Champion title, undefeated, EVERY year, four-time U.S. Sumo Champion, number three in the world (2016), weighing in at 380 pounds and 6’6″ tall.
  • Ramy (Egypt) – From Egypt, multi-time African Sumo Champion and U.S. Sumo Open Champion, weighing in at 500 pounds.

Take a look through the images and videos here to get a peek at the third annual Sushi + Sumo event put on by SE Productions at the WaMu Theater. 

To learn more about Sumo + Sushi, you can visit the website.

Written by Charles

Charles Koh founded EatSeattle, and has continued to use his expertise as editor-in-chief to guide the website’s growth over the last five years. Koh’s experience focuses on digital marketing and social media, and has been a part of several companies, some of which he created, specializing in both areas over the course of his career. Koh was previously with Google and Zagat where he helped expand and grow communities worldwide.

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