Sumo robots fight at  the International Robot Sumo Tournament 2015, in the Ryogoku Sumo Hall (Ryogoku Kokugikan) on December 13, 2015. The annual competition brings the winners from 14 robot sumo tournaments held globally, plus the Japanese winners of the All Japan Robot-Sumo National Tournament and All Japan Robot-Sumo Tournament (High-School class) to fight for the world's first place in two divisions: autonomous and radio controlled. The international tournament is part of the All Japan Robot-Sumo Tournament which has been held in various countries since 1989. According to the rules the robot wrestler loses when the robot is forced outside the sumo ring, simulating a traditional sumo fight. (Photo by Rodrigo Reyes Marin/AFLO)

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International Robot Sumo Tournament 2015
Sumo robots fight at the International Robot Sumo Tournament 2015, in the Ryogoku Sumo Hall (Ryogoku Kokugikan) on December 13, 2015. The annual competition brings the winners from 14 robot sumo tournaments held globally, plus the Japanese winners of the All Japan Robot-Sumo National Tournament and All Japan Robot-Sumo Tournament (High-School class) to fight for the world's first place in two divisions: autonomous and radio controlled. The international tournament is part of the All Japan Robot-Sumo Tournament which has been held in various countries since 1989. According to the rules the robot wrestler loses when the robot is forced outside the sumo ring, simulating a traditional sumo fight. (Photo by Rodrigo Reyes Marin/AFLO)

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Source: AFLO
Date 13 Dec 2015
Location: Tokyo Japan
Credit: Rodrigo Reyes Marin/AFLO
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Sumo
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Ryogoku Kokugikan
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International Robot Sumo Tournament
All Japan Robot-Sumo
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