All posts tagged "Asanoyama"
Sumo/ 5 days ago
Rejuvenated Terunofuji Celebrates 8th Emperor's Cup in Style
Lone yokozuna Terunofuji easily defeated Takakeisho on the final day of the Summer Basho to cap a successful comeback to the...
Sumo/ 6 days ago
Terunofuji Beats Kiribayama to Wrap up 8th Emperor's Cup at Summer Basho
The win capped a remarkable comeback for Terunofuji, who returned to competition after having surgery on both knees. He missed the...
Sumo/ 7 days ago
Terunofuji Takes a Big Step Toward Winning Emperor's Cup
Lone yokozuna Terunofuji relied on poise under pressure to defeat former ozeki Asanoyama to stay in the sole lead at the...
Terunofuji Takes Sole Possession of Summer Basho Lead, But it May Have Come at a Cost
The lone yokozuna came down hard on his knees in his Summer Basho bout against sekiwake Wakamotoharu. Terunofuji has battled knee...
Comeback Kid Asanoyama Defeats Meisei to Stay in the Lead at Summer Basho
Former ozeki Asanoyama has looked impressive in his return to the elite makuuchi division during the Summer Basho as he contends...
Terunofuji Dodges Bullet to Maintain Share of Lead at Summer Basho
Looking to avoid a second straight defeat at the Summer Basho, the lone yokozuna showed resilience in overcoming komusubi Kotonowaka.
Meisei Stuns Terunofuji to Create a 3-Way Tie for the Summer Basho Lead
Sixth-ranked maegashira Meisei has been on a roll in the 15-day Summer Basho and came up with the biggest win of...
Terunofuji Brushes Aside Kotoshoho to Move into Sole Possession of Lead at Summer Basho
On a tumultuous day of upsets, lone yokozuna Terunofuji was the model of consistency and calm at Ryogoku Kokugikan, improving to...
Asanoyama Manhandles Ichiyamamoto to Stay Tied for Lead at Summer Basho
The former ozeki, who served a six-meet ban, has looked dominant in the first week of the Summer Basho in his...
Terunofuji Dominates Nishikigi to Stay Undefeated at Summer Basho
Lone yokozuna Terunofuji turned in one of his best efforts yet at the Summer Basho as he looks to overcome injured...
Terunofuji Bundles Out Ura and Stays Tied for Lead at Summer Basho
Lone yokozuna Terunofuji used one of his favorite techniques to improve to 5-0 at the Summer Basho. He shares the lead...
Terunofuji Overpowers Tobizaru to Remain Tied for the Lead at Summer Basho
The giant Mongolian used one of his go-to moves to send Tobizaru out over the edge on Day 4 to remain...