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Sumo Fight

Posted by on Sunday, October 11, 2015, In : Art 

Title: Sumo Fight

Date: 19th Century

Artist: Kunisada Utagawa 1786-1864

Information: Depiction of two sumo wrestlers fighting while samurai warriors look on.

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Anette Busch - Female Sumo Wrestler

Posted by on Monday, September 15, 2014, In : Photography 

Anette Busch (1882 – 1969) was an Estonian strong woman and wrestler who fled to Japan to escape the Russian Revolution in 1917. While there, she became the first female sumo wrestler from outside of Japan and saw huge success beating all opponents who stood before her, most of which were men.
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