Advance tickets go on sale about a month before each tournament. They’re not difficult to get hold of (apart from the most expensive box seats) - though weekends generally sell out. Some unreserved, back-row balcony seats (one per person) are always held back for sale from 8am on the day of the tournament. Many spectators watch bouts between younger fighters from downstairs box seats until the ticket holders arrive in the mid afternoon. There’s also a small museum (closed on tournament days).

Tokyo City Guide (Edition 5)



1-3-28 Yokoami, Sumida-ku, Tokyo

Transport Ryogoku station (Oedo line), exits A3, A4; (Sobu line), west exit

Telephone 03 3623 5111

Telephone 03 5237 9310 balcony seats booking

Admission Prices start from 2,100 yen


Please note: All information is correct at the time of writing but is subject to change without notice.

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