Asashoryu, Sumo Champion, starts MMA camp

Retired sumo star Asashoryu might be serious about mixed martial arts, after all.An official with World Victory Road says Asashoryu has started an MMA team for athletes from his native country of Mongolia, according to the Nightmare of Battle. World Victory Road runs Sengoku Raiden Championships, one of Japan’s two leading MMA brands along with K-1’s Dream organization.Dream and Sengoku have been open about their interest in Asashoryu as soon as he announced his retirement from sumo in February, following his latest controversial episode in a career rife with them.

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