At the Sumo Kyushu Basho, Shohozan, a native of Fukuoka Prefecture, who returned to the Makuuchi at the age of 37, met and expressed his enthusiasm, saying, "I want to take a good sumo wrestling locally and respond to the cheers."

Shohozan, who is from Fukuoka prefecture, made a record of 10 wins and 5 losses in the autumn place in September because he faced the 4th in the East Juryo, and returned to the Makuuchi for the first time in 7 places since last autumn place. rice field.

Shohozan met online and said, "I had a desire to return to Kyushu in the Makuuchi. I am encouraged by the cheers of everyone in Kyushu, so I would like to have a good sumo wrestling at my local Kyushu location and respond to the cheers." I talked about my thoughts toward this place, which will be held locally for the first time in two years.

The return to Makuuchi at 37 years, 8 months and 23 days is the ninth oldest record since the Showa era, but "It is amazing to be in Makuuchi regardless of age, and the rest of the sumo life is in Makuuchi. I want to be there. I would be happy if I could win the three prizes by accumulating stars by taking a vigorous sumo wrestling so as not to lose to young people and deciding to win at an early stage. "

In addition, regarding the retirement age of the Japan Sumo Association's 65-year-old master, Nishonoseki stable, he said, "I learned from my master that it is important to make an effort. But I'm always hoping to get a good sumo wrestling that I can give back. "

Sumo Kyushu Basho will celebrate its first day at the Fukuoka International Center in Fukuoka City on November 14th.