True Life

Season 8 Episode 9

I'm a Sumo Wrestler

Aired Wednesday 10:00 PM Jan 26, 2006 on MTV - Music Television
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In this episode, True Life features three young men who dream of becoming professional wrestlers. Teenage Steven longs to become an athlete but at 400 pounds, he feels discouraged. As he tries sumo wrestling he sees his weight is an asset, and after weeks of training wins a bronze medal at a fight. Minaminoshima does professional sumo wrestling in Toyko and lives with his fellow competitors. As he has a low ranking, he is forced to clean up after his teammates until he wins a match to improve his ranking. Bradley has always followed sumo wrestling and now wants to try himself but his wife is unsupportive and is afraid he will injure himself. He trains anyway and wins several small tournaments and hopes to teach teenagers wrestling.moreless

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