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Protocol Sports Appointed Global Media Agency For The International Sumo League

Updated: May 17

Newly launched International Sumo League Will Feature 24 Events Per Year

Protocol Sports Marketing is proud to announce that it has been named the exclusive global media rights agency for the newly launched International Sumo League (ISL).


Founded by Noah Goldman, the International Sumo League features twenty-four (24) live and taped events comprising WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP SUMO, held at major venues across the United States and beyond, as well as CLUB SUMO, designed to be produced within a more intimate nightclub setting.


Already in 2024, ISL has produced three events, including its most recent WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP SUMO show on February 18, 2024, at a sold-out Prudential Center in New Jersey, USA. The next WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP SUMO is scheduled to take place at the iconic Madison Square Garden in New York, USA  on April 13, 2024. Results for each event contribute to an ongoing Grand Prix ranking, with championship tournaments at the end of each calendar year.


World Championship Sumo and Club Sumo rakishi (fighters) hail from countries all over the world, reflecting ISL's commitment to delivering professional Sumo to global audiences.


The world’s leading media rights distributor for championship Boxing, Protocol Sports’ portfolio has expanded the past several years into football, rugby, basketball, poker, skiing and more.  With International Sumo League, Protocol is excited to introduce broadcasters and streaming platforms all over the world to a combat sport with a rich heritage, that dates back over 1,500 years, and is commonly described as “The Biggest Show on Earth”.


“Audiences cannot help but be engrossed by what they see when watching International Sumo League,” says Noah Goldman. “Once the industry sees our events, they’ll be hooked. We are excited to work with Protocol Sports to deliver International Sumo League to platforms worldwide.”


"We are delighted that Noah and his team have appointed Protocol Sports to represent World Championship Sumo and Club Sumo to broadcasters and streaming platforms internationally,” says Protocol Sports President Lowell Conn. “We are supremely confident that broathleticisdcasters, streaming platforms, and audiences worldwide will be captivated by the unique blend of am and tradition that International Sumo League offers.

For more information, please contact Jugal Yadav via email at or by phone at +1 416 449 9400 ext. 234.


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