List of active sumo wrestlers

The following is an alphabetical list of all active professional sumo wrestlers in the top makuuchi division, and all those currently in lower divisions who have a Wikipedia article. Please refer to professional sumo divisions for more information about the separate divisions.

List

Wrestlers can be listed in the order of their rank as of the most current November 2020 banzuke, by clicking the 'Current rank' sorting button.
Note: This tournament is normally held Fukuoka, Japan but was in Tokyo for 2020 due to COVID-19 pandemic. The East side of the banzuke is regarded as more prestigious than the West side and those ranked on the East will generally have had a slightly better record in the previous tournament than those with the same rank on the West.
Ranks in bold indicate a wrestler is debuting at a career-high rank.

Ring name Current rank Debut Stable Birthdate Hometown Career and other notes
Abi
阿炎
f1Jūryō 11 West 2013-5 Shikoroyama (1994-05-04) May 4, 1994 (age 26) Japan Saitama four-time komusubi, known for distinctive tsuppari
Akiseyama
明瀬山
f0Jūryō 1 East 2008-1 Kise (1985-07-18) July 18, 1985 (age 35) Japan Aichi best rank maegashira 16, had close friendship with fellow amateur yokozuna Kiyoseumi
Akua
天空海
e1Maegashira 16 West 2010-11 Tatsunami (1990-06-11) June 11, 1990 (age 30) Japan Ibaraki makuuchi debut
Amakaze
天風
g2Makushita 20 West 2007-3 Oguruma (1991-07-07) July 7, 1991 (age 29) Japan Kagawa best rank maegashira 13, jūryō champion, former personal attendant to Takekaze
Aoiyama
碧山
e0Maegashira 8 East 2009-5 Kasugano (1986-06-19) June 19, 1986 (age 34) People's Republic of Bulgaria Elhovo, Bulgaria two-time sekiwake, second Bulgarian after Kotoōshū to enter makuuchi and to reach sekiwake
Asahishō
旭日松
g3Makushita 31 West 2005-3 Tomozuna (1989-07-21) July 21, 1989 (age 31) Japan Chiba best rank maegashira 11, has taken up Mitoizumi's trademark salt-throwing routine
Asanoyama
朝乃山
bŌzeki 1 West 2016-3 Takasago (1994-03-01) March 1, 1994 (age 26) Japan Toyama one time makuuchi champion, sandanme tsukedashi
Azumaryū
東龍
f0Jūryō 7 West 2009-1 Tamanoi (1987-05-12) May 12, 1987 (age 33) Mongolia Govi-Altai Province, Mongolia best rank maegashira 14, former amateur at Kyushu Institute of Information Sciences
Chiyomaru
千代丸
f0Jūryō 4 East 2007-7 Kokonoe (1991-04-17) April 17, 1991 (age 29) Japan Kagoshima best rank maegashira 5, jūryō champion, older brother of former komusubi Chiyoōtori
Chiyonokuni
千代の国
e1Maegashira 14 East 2006-5 Kokonoe (1990-07-10) July 10, 1990 (age 30) Japan Mie best rank maegashira 1, has come back multiple times from injuries, two-time jūryō champion
chiyootChiyoōtori
千代鳳
f0Jūryō 7 East 2008-5 Kokonoe (1992-10-11) October 11, 1992 (age 28) Japan Kagoshima one-time komusubi, jūryō champion, stablemates with older brother Chiyomaru
Chiyoshōma
千代翔馬
e1Maegashira 16 East 2009-7 Kokonoe (1991-07-20) July 20, 1991 (age 29) Mongolia Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia best rank maegashira 2
Chiyotairyū
千代大龍
e1Maegashira 15 East 2011-5 Kokonoe (1988-11-14) November 14, 1988 (age 32) Japan Tokyo two-time komusubi, jūryō champion, university yokozuna
Daiamami
大奄美
f0Jūryō 5 East 2016-1 Oitekaze (1992-12-15) December 15, 1992 (age 27) Japan Kagoshima best rank maegashira 11, jūryō champion, makushita tsukedashi
Daieishō
大栄翔
e0Maegashira 2 West 2012-3 Oitekaze (1993-11-10) November 10, 1993 (age 27) Japan Saitama one time sekiwake, one of several sekitori from populous Saitama prefecture
Daishōhō
大翔鵬
g0Makushita 1 East 2013-3 Oitekaze (1994-08-28) August 28, 1994 (age 26) Mongolia Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia best rank maegashira 9, seven straight winning records in the jūryō division
Daishōmaru
大翔丸
f0Jūryō 9 West 2014-3 Oitekaze (1991-07-10) July 10, 1991 (age 29) Japan osŌsaka best rank maegashira 5, former amateur yokozuna, followed previous year's amateur yokozuna, Endō into Oitekaze
Endō
遠藤
e0Maegashira 7 West 2013-3 Oitekaze (1990-10-19) October 19, 1990 (age 30) Japan Ishikawa four-time komusubi, two-time amateur yokozuna, debuted at a high makushita 10, took championship in his jūryō debut
Enhō
炎鵬
e1Maegashira 11 West 2017-3 Miyagino (1994-10-18) October 18, 1994 (age 26) Japan Ishikawa best rank maegashira 4, fan favorite, known for his short stature and strong underarm throw
Fujiazuma
富士東
f1Jūryō 14 East 2003-3 Tamanoi (1987-04-19) April 19, 1987 (age 33) Japan Tokyo best rank maegashira 4, first makuuchi wrestler coached by former ōzeki Tochiazuma
Hakuhō
白鵬
aYokozuna East 2001-3 Miyagino (1985-03-11) March 11, 1985 (age 35) Mongolia Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia holds the records for most top division championships, most career wins, and most wins in a calendar year at 86
Hanakaze
華吹
i9Jonidan 101 East 1986-3 Tatsunami (1970-05-28) May 28, 1970 (age 50) Japan Tokyo best rank sandanme 18, longest serving wrestler in centuries long history of sumo
Hidenoumi
英乃海
f0Jūryō 5 West 2012-5 Kise (1989-06-11) June 11, 1989 (age 31) Japan Tokyo best rank maegashira 12, faced stablemate Hamaguchi in lower division championship playoffs in two consecutive tournaments, a first in sumo history
Hokutōfuji
北勝富士
e0Maegashira 4 East 2015-5 Hakkaku (1992-07-15) July 15, 1992 (age 28) Japan Saitama three-time komusubi, jūryō champion, equalled second-fastest rise to top division since 1958
Hōshōryū
豊昇龍
e1Maegashira 13 East 2017-a11 Tatsunami (1999-05-22) May 22, 1999 (age 21) MongoliazMongolia known for throwing technique, the nephew of Asashōryū.
Ichinojō
逸ノ城
e1Maegashira 13 West 2014-1 Minato (1993-04-07) April 7, 1993 (age 27) Mongolia Arkhangai, Mongolia seven-time sekiwake, champion in jūryō debut tournament, only Mongolian sumo wrestler raised as a nomad
Ikioi
f0Jūryō 8 West 2005-3 Isenoumi (1986-10-11) October 11, 1986 (age 34) Japan osŌsaka one-time sekiwake, jūryō champion
Ishiura
石浦
f0Jūryō 3 East 2013-1 Miyagino (1990-01-10) January 10, 1990 (age 30) Japan Tottori best rank maegashira 8, third wrestler from Tottori Prefecture to reach top division since WWII
Jōkōryū
常幸龍
f1Jūryō 12 West 2011-7 Kise (1988-08-07) August 7, 1988 (age 32) Japan Tokyo one-time komusubi, former high school and college champion, holds the record for the most consecutive wins from entry into sumo, and the fastest rise to the top division
Kagamiō
鏡桜
h2Sandanme 23 West 2003-7 Kagamiyama (1988-02-09) February 9, 1988 (age 32) Mongolia Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia best rank maegashira 9, first sekitori from his very small stable since the current coach Tagaryū was active in 1991, took jūryō championship after losing two playoffs in previous tournaments
Kagayaki
e0Maegashira 3 East 2010-3 Takadagawa (1994-06-01) June 1, 1994 (age 26) Japan Ishikawa Best rank maegashira 4, Ishikawa native along with Endō, beginning to make an impact in makuuchi
Kaisei
魁聖
e1Maegashira 12 West 2006-9 Tomozuna (1986-12-18) December 18, 1986 (age 33) Brazil São Paulo, Brazil one-time sekiwake, first Brazilian in top division
Kakuryū
鶴竜
aYokozuna West 2001-a11 Michinoku (1985-08-10) August 10, 1985 (age 35) Mongolia Dornod aimag, Mongolia fourth Mongolian yokozuna, six makuuchi championships, last sekitori wrestler from former Izutsu stable, known for his diligence
Kiribayama
霧馬山
e0Maegashira 1 East 2015-5 Michinoku (1996-04-24) April 24, 1996 (age 24) Mongolia Sükhbaatar aimag, Mongolia 2 time lower division champ
Kitaharima
北はり磨
g0Makushita 3 East 2002-5 Yamahibiki (1986-07-28) July 28, 1986 (age 34) Japan Hyōgo highest rank Maegashira 15, took 85 tournaments to reach makuuchi
Kotoeko
琴恵光
e0Maegashira 9 West 2007-3 Sadogatake (1991-11-20) November 20, 1991 (age 28) Japan Miyazaki best rank maegashira 7, first top division wrestler from Miyazaki Prefecture since Kaneshiro in 1985
Kotonowaka
琴ノ若
e1Maegashira 14 West 2015-11 Sadogatake (1997-11-19) November 19, 1997 (age 22) Japan Chiba best rank maegashira 13, lower division champ, namesake son of former Kotonowaka, who is now his stable head
Kotoshōhō
琴勝峰
e0Maegashira 5 West 2017-11 Sadogatake (1999-08-26) August 26, 1999 (age 21) Japan Chiba jūryō champ
Kotoyūki
琴勇輝
e1Maegashira 15 West 2008-3 Sadogatake (1991-04-02) April 2, 1991 (age 29) Japan Kagawa one-time sekiwake, jūryō champion, first Kagawa native to reach makuuchi since 1958
Kyokushūhō
旭秀鵬
f1Jūryō 10 West 2007-5 Tomozuna (1988-08-09) August 9, 1988 (age 32) Mongolia Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia best rank maegashira 4, was able to join the stable of his idol, fellow countryman Kyokutenhō
Kyokutaisei
旭大星
f0Jūryō 8 East 2008-3 Tomozuna (1989-10-18) October 18, 1989 (age 31) Japan Hokkaidō best rank maegashira 8, was the subject of a documentary when first inducted into sumo
Masunoyama
舛ノ山
h1Sandanme 17 West 2006-7 Chiganoura (1991-11-01) November 1, 1991 (age 29) Japan Chiba best rank maegashira 4, half Filipino, first wrestler from his stable to make top division, but then injuries and other health issues cause him to plummet to the lowest division, and he has suffered repeated injuries since
Meisei
明生
e1Maegashira 10 West 2011-5 Tatsunami (1995-07-24) July 24, 1995 (age 25) Japan Kagoshima former maegashira 2
Mitakeumi
御嶽海
cSekiwake East 2015-3 Dewanoumi (1992-12-25) December 25, 1992 (age 27) Japan Nagano many time sekiwake, makushita tsukedashi entrant with high expectations who has two top division championships, half-Filipino
Mitoryū
水戸龍
f1Jūryō 11 East 2017-5 Nishikido (1994-04-25) April 25, 1994 (age 26) Mongolia Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia best rank jūryō 4, first foreigner to win the Amateur Yokozuna title, became highest ranking member of his stable upon joining it
Myōgiryū
妙義龍
e0Maegashira 5 East 2009-5 Sakaigawa (1986-10-22) October 22, 1986 (age 34) Japan Hyōgo seven-time sekiwake, promising rise slowed due to injury in his jūryō debut
Nishikigi
錦木
f0Jūryō 4 West 2006-3 Isenoumi (1990-08-25) August 25, 1990 (age 30) Japan Iwate best rank maesgashira 2, 2nd member of Isenoumi stable in top division after Ikioi
Okinoumi
隠岐の海
e0Maegashira 3 West 2005-1 Hakkaku (1985-07-29) July 29, 1985 (age 35) Japan Shimane two-time sekiwake, first top division wrestler from Shimane Prefecture in 88 years
Ōnoshō
阿武咲
e0Maegashira 2 East 2013-1 Ōnomatsu (1996-07-04) July 4, 1996 (age 24) Japan Aomori two-time komusubi, only wrestler in makuuchi from once prominent Ōnomatsu
Ryūden
竜電
e1Maegashira 10 East 2006-5 Takadagawa (1990-11-10) November 10, 1990 (age 30) Japan Yamanashi one-time komusubi, has won championships in four lower divisions
Sadanoumi
佐田の海
e1Maegashira 11 East 2003-5 Sakaigawa (1987-05-11) May 11, 1987 (age 33) Japan Kumamoto best rank maegashira 1, took 11 years to reach makuuchi, repeated father's own feat of earning a Fighting Spirit prize in his top division debut.
Sagatsukasa
磋牙司
h1Sandanme 19 West 2005-1 Irumagawa (1981-12-21) December 21, 1981 (age 38) Japan Shizuoka best rank maegashira 9, 1998 high school sumo yokozuna, one of the shortest recent sekitori
Shimanoumi
志摩ノ海
e1Maegashira 17 East 2012-5 Kise (1989-07-11) July 11, 1989 (age 31) Japan Mie best rank maegashira 6, two straight jūryō championships
Shōdai
正代
bŌzeki 2 East 2014-3 Tokitsukaze (1991-11-05) November 5, 1991 (age 29) Japan Kumamoto Ōzeki debut, first time at east, three different division championship, one in jūryō, has risen very quickly through the ranks
Shōhōzan
松鳳山
f0Jūryō 2 West 2006-3 Nishonoseki (1984-02-09) February 9, 1984 (age 36) Japan Fukuoka five-time komusubi, bounced back from a two tournament suspension for baseball gambling to take makushita championship twice in a row
Takagenji
貴源治
f1Jūryō 12 East 2013-3 Chiganoura (1997-05-13) May 13, 1997 (age 23) Japan Ishikawa best rank maegashira 10, jūryō champion, has an identical twin brother Takanofuji, now retired from sumo
Takakeishō
貴景勝
bŌzeki 1 East 2014-11 Chiganoura (1996-08-05) August 5, 1996 (age 24) Japan Hyōgo re-promoted to Ōzeki after injury-caused demotion, one-time makuuchi champ, managed to stay above fray in the multiple Takanohana stable scandals, jūryō champion
Takanoshō
隆の勝
cSekiwake West 2010-3 Chiganoura (1994-11-04) November 4, 1994 (age 26) Japan Chiba first time komusubi, former runner up for jūryō championship
Takarafuji
宝富士
e0Maegashira 6 East 2009-1 Isegahama (1987-02-18) February 18, 1987 (age 33) Japan Aomori one-time sekiwake, former amateur at Kinki University
Takayasu
高安
dKomusubi West 2005-5 Tagonoura (1990-02-28) February 28, 1990 (age 30) Japan Ibaraki former ōzeki, first sekitori born in the Heisei era, half Filipino
Tamawashi
玉鷲
e0Maegashira 6 West 2004-1 Kataonami (1984-11-16) November 16, 1984 (age 36) Mongolia Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia eight-time sekiwake, at age 34 became second oldest wrestler to win first makuuchi championship, originally studied to work in hotel industry
Terunofuji
照ノ富士
dKomusubi East 2011-7 Isegahama (1991-11-29) November 29, 1991 (age 28) Mongolia Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia former ōzeki, won his second makuuchi championship in first tournament back in top division after a health-related four division rankings drop, originally sent to Japan when judo coach, Hakuhō's father, recognized potential
Terutsuyoshi
照強
e0Maegashira 8 West 2010-3 Isegahama (1995-01-17) January 17, 1995 (age 25) Japan Hyōgo best rank maegashira 3, one of the shortest sekitori at 169cm, born on same day as the Great Hanshin earthquake
Tobizaru
翔猿
e0Maegashira 4 West 2015-1 Oitekaze (1992-04-24) April 24, 1992 (age 28) Japan Tokyo younger brother of Hidenoumi
Tochinoshin
栃ノ心
e0Maegashira 7 East 2006-3 Kasugano (1987-10-13) October 13, 1987 (age 33) Georgia (country) Mtskheta, Georgia former ōzeki, highest ranked Georgian and only one to win a makuuchi championship, won four consecutive lower-division championships while working way back up ranks after long injury absence
Tokushōryū
徳勝龍
e0Maegashira 9 East 2009-1 Kise (1986-08-22) August 22, 1986 (age 34) Japan Nara best rank maegashira 2, won an upset makuuchi championship from the last position in the top division rankings
Tomokaze
友風
h3Sandanme 35 West 2017-5 Oguruma (1994-12-02) December 2, 1994 (age 25) Japan Kanagawa best rank maegashira #3, made top division in just 11 tournaments, achieved 13 successive kachi-koshi from debut
Toyohibiki
豊響
g2Makushita 21 East 2005-1 Sakaigawa (1984-11-16) November 16, 1984 (age 36) Japan Yamaguchi best rank maegashira 2, on rise to top division, suffered only one make-koshi, currently has the active record for most makuuchi appearances without a san'yaku promotion
Tsurugishō
剣翔
f0Jūryō 9 East 2014-1 Oitekaze (1991-07-27) July 27, 1991 (age 29) Japan Tokyo best rank maegashira 7, Nihon University graduate, jūryō champion
Ura
宇良
f1Jūryō 13 East 2015-5 Kise (1992-06-22) June 22, 1992 (age 28) Japan osŌsaka best rank maegashira 4, a fan favorite, won gold medal at World Combat Games as amateur, has had two extended absences to due to knee injuries
Wakatakakage
若隆景
e0Maegashira 1 West 2017-3 Arashio (1994-12-06) December 6, 1994 (age 25) Japan Fukushima the youngest of three brothers in the same stable, sandanme tsukedashi
Yago
矢後
g0Makushita 2 East 2017-5 Oguruma (1994-07-08) July 8, 1994 (age 26) Japan Hokkaidō best rank maegashira 10
Yoshiazuma
芳東
i3Jonidan 3 East 1996-1 Tamanoi (1977-05-26) May 26, 1977 (age 43) Japan Kumamoto best rank maegashira 12, third-slowest rise ever to makuuchi
Yutakayama
豊山
e1Maegashira 12 East 2016-3 Tokitsukaze (1993-09-22) September 22, 1993 (age 27) Japan Niigata best rank maegashira 1, sandanme tsukedashi, third wrestler from his stable to take this ring name

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