Massive slam from US Open of Amateur Sumo

Discussion in 'Grappling Technique' started by Oshime2, Sep 16, 2013.

  1. Oshime2

    Oshime2 you were too beautiful for this world

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    This seems to be making the rounds on the internet but I didn't see it posted here.

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    I was sitting just to the left of the frame. The crowd went absolutely nuts. The sumo doing the slamming is a 3 time world amateur sumo champion who spent 5 years doing sumo professionally in Japan.
     
  2. TheSubmissionCh

    TheSubmissionCh Green Belt

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    Um, if he is a professional ... how can he be competing in the amateur ... wait, so is this amateur or professional? Your write-up is not clear. - E
     
  3. Oshime2

    Oshime2 you were too beautiful for this world

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    You should note that I said he was a professional

    He spent 5 years in the professional circuit but retired in his early twenties. He's continued on doing sumo on the amateur level, which I agree seems a bit unfair, but makes for spectacular moments like this.

    Needless to say he won every match in the HW and Open weight division.

    In the HW final he went against a Russian who was a former professional as well.
     
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    Saenchai Purple Belt

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    That was textbook.
     
  5. lonewolf210

    lonewolf210 Orange Belt

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    Do they not disqualify him from competing amateur? Every other sport I know of bars from competing in an amateur event once you have competed in the pro level for that reason
     
  6. Oshime2

    Oshime2 you were too beautiful for this world

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    I think that with the level and popularity of sumo in the US they're desperate to get any attention they can so they're probably not going to ban him.
     
  7. Fork

    Fork 꾸아앙!

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    don't know much about amateur sumo, but i do know how dominant byamba is.

    crazy slam.
     
  8. Human Bass

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    That is a guy who has the perfect grappling style for self defense...
     
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    I"d say his size is fairly decent self defense in and of itself haha. Not too many people gonna pick on a guy that size. :icon_lol:
     
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