Sumo Wrestling

  • Blogs

    July 7, 2011

    Teleporting for the First Time to Dohyo in the Yotel Hotel

    ​The futuristic facade of the Yotel stares down at Tenth Avenue right at the corner of West 42nd Street. When I heard about a sumo-themed restaurant in a futuristic hotel in Hell's Kitchen, my initial response was, "So what?" I knew that theme restaurants often let the food lag, since they k ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 26, 2010

    Sumo Wrestlers Taunt Babies in Japan, But That's Not Okay in America!

    ​In a pairing for the ages, meet the Sumo wrestler and the baby. They look alike, they wear the same kind of clothes, they are both adorably chubby and bare-butted ... They go together like peas and carrots, or Splenda and that third cup of coffee. Americans have been slow to celebrate the S ... More >>

  • Long Island Voice

    August 24, 1999
  • News

    December 22, 1998

    Size Matters

    At 6-7 and 720 pounds, sumo wrestler Manny Yarbrough is living large. Very, very large.