J-Boy asked in SportsMartial Arts · 1 decade ago

Is holding and body slamming legal in sumo wrestling?

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    The way Sumo is practiced is, The wrestlers lock arms then push at each other until one of them steps out of the(small) ring, I think it's considered a foul if you let go.

  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    Holding is the whole point.

    Slamming is legal, if you could slam your opponent.

    Watch some videos of asashoryu. I've even seen him use a couple aikido techniques (such as tegatana), though probably not meant to be that.

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