Women are generally barred from the sumo ring.
But it wasn’t always like this. In previous eras, women were allowed to sumo wrestle, sometimes even topless.
In the 5th century, there was this arrogant carpenter who bragged that he never made mistakes. So the emperor hosted one of those topless-women sumo matches in front of the carpenter. In the end, the carpenter ended up botching the work and was executed.
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