Past Events Archive

Sumo Champions Exhibition

September 15, 2018
September 15, 2018 - September 16, 2018

Japantown Sumo Champions Exhibition
Sun, Sep 16, 12:00pm-5:00pm, San Francisco

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.

Saturday, September 15
5:00 PM: Meet and Greet (No Matches)

Sunday, September 16
12:00 PM, 2:00 PM & 4:00 PM: Live Matches

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

Sunday, September 16

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


When: 12 - 5 PM
Where: Japantown Peace Plaza
Cost: FREE