Recently the Welcome Mat Sumo club sent two wrestlers Andre Coleman and Matthew Ritchie to the 2013 Memphis Sumo Open at the Delta Fair in Memphis TN.
As a team they placed 3rd
Matthew Ritchie went 4-3 on the day while placing 3rd in Heavyweight division. Andre Coleman who recently placed 3rd in the Open division at the US Nationals picked up two great victories against a strongman competitor from Illinois, and Japanese trained veteran Packy Bannevans. All in all it was an amazing competition with almost 200 fans in attendance.
Here are some photos of the action.