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Sumo wrestlers converge in Long Beach for US Sumo Open




Competitors from as far away as Mongolia, Russia and Uzbekistan will be competing in the event.
Competitors from as far away as Mongolia, Russia and Uzbekistan will be competing in the event.
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Sumo wrestling is becoming increasingly popular, and for Saturday's US Sumo Open tournament, with 4000 fans expected to turn up at Cal State Long Beach.

Wrestlers from as far away as Russia, Egypt and Uzbekistan will be competing in over 100 matches in just one day.

Take Two's A Martinez talked to the director, Andrew Freund, about the sport and what highlights we should look forward to from the competition.

You can get more information about the event here.