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Japantown Sumo Champions Exhibition


When: September 15 (Meet & Greet) & 16 (Exhibitions), 2018

Where: Japantown Peace Plaza

Feel the power and excitement of the 7th Annual Sumo Champions Exhibition matches in the Japantown Peace Plaza.

Day 1

Meet & Greet

Take a photo or selfie with your favorite Sumo.

When: Saturday, September 15th @ 5:00 PM – East Mall (No Matches)
(Outside Union Bank Room)

Day 2

Sumo Exhibitions

Three matches in round-robin style of match play. Seating limited, first-come, first serve.

When: Sunday, September 16th

Sumo Exhibitions @ 12:00 PM, 2:00 PM & 4:00 PM: Live Matches – Peace Plaza

The Japan Center Malls and the Japantown Merchants Association invite you to join us for the 7th Annual Sumo Champions Exhibition in the Japantown Peace Plaza.

Sumo is an ancient Japanese tradition and martial art and we’re bring it to San Francisco for FREE. Join us (and bring the family) to meet real Sumo Wrestlers, learn about life as a Sumo and watch live matches.

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

The Japan Center Malls and the adjacent blocks of Japantown are home to scores of unique shops and restaurants that provide a wonderful opportunity for visitors and locals alike to explore and experience the customs and culture of Japan right in the heart of San Francisco.

This event is FREE and is made possible with support from The Japan Center Malls and the Japantown Merchants Association, and in partnership with USA Sumo.

Location: Japantown Peace Plaza, Post and Buchanan Streets
Free and open to the public

DATE & TIME:
Sunday, September 16
12:00pm-5:00pm

LOCATION:
Japantown Peace Plaza
Post Street at Buchanan Street
San Francisco, CA 94117

Meet & Greet

Take a photo or selfie with your favorite Sumo.

When: Saturday, September 15th @ 5:00 PM – Benihana Restaurant – West Mall

 

 

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