Sumo grand champion Musashimaru receiving the Emperor's Cup from Japanese prime minister Keizo Obuchi in 1993.Photo: Reuters
Mathew Scott
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Mathew Scott

Screaming young female fans show ancient sport of sumo can still fight off MMA in Japan

The sport’s popularity waxes and wanes but is on an upswing now as new stars keep emerging

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Sumo grand champion Musashimaru receiving the Emperor's Cup from Japanese prime minister Keizo Obuchi in 1993.Photo: Reuters
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