All posts tagged "Hoshoryu"
Sumo/ 21 hours ago
Midorifuji Maintains Lead at the Spring Basho with a Clutch Win over Ura
Rank-and-filer Midorifuji, a 26-year-old from Shizuoka Prefecture, will face his toughest test on Day 10 of the Spring Basho when he...
Sumo/ 2 days ago
Unheralded Midorifuji Remains in the Sole Lead at the Spring Basho
Rank-and-filer Midorifuji held his own against Bulgarian Aoiyama and has a one-win lead at the midway point of the 15-day tournament.
Sumo/ 3 days ago
Takakeisho Pulls Out of the Spring Basho While Midorifuji Moves into the Sole Lead
Hampered by injuries during the 15-day tournament in Osaka, ozeki grappler Takakeisho was forced to give up on his yokozuna promotion...
Sumo/ 4 days ago
Mitakeumi Beats Takakeisho, All but Ending the Ozeki's Promotion Chances
With three losses in the first week, Takakeisho has virtually no chance for promotion to sumo's highest rank after the Spring...
Sumo/ 5 days ago
Takakeisho Keeps Promotion Hopes Alive with Bounce-Back Win over Ryuden
Ozeki grappler Takakeisho used his trademark arm thrusts to notch an all-important victory on Day 5 at the Spring Basho in...
Sumo/ 6 days ago
Abi Takes Down Takakeisho to Damage the Ozeki's Promotion Hopes
With two losses already, ozeki grappler Takakeisho finds himself with his back to the wall in the 15-day Spring Basho in...
Sumo/ 7 days ago
Takakeisho Posts Key Spring Basho Win over Shodai to Keep Pace with the Leaders
A loss to the former ozeki would have been a huge setback for the promotion-chasing ozeki Takakeisho in the 15-day Spring...
Sumo/ 1 week ago
Takakeisho Rebounds from Opening-Day Loss with Clutch Win over Tamawashi
Ozeki grappler Takakeisho needed to get in the win column and was all business against the Mongolian on the second day...
Sumo/ 1 week ago
Tobizaru Stuns Promotion-Chasing Takakeisho on Opening Day of Spring Basho
Sumo's Flying Monkey posted his third consecutive win over ozeki Takakeisho in the day's final bout at Osaka Prefectural Gymnasium.
Takakeisho Beats Kotoshoho to Capture Third Emperor's Cup at New Year Basho
Lone ozeki Takakeisho comes through with a clutch win against the rank-and-filer on the final day, collecting his first title since...
Takakeisho Posts Clutch Win over Hoshoryu to Stay Tied for Lead at New Year Basho
Ozeki Takakeisho will be in a good position to capture his third Emperor’s Cup on the tournament's final day. Kotoshoho also...
Drama at New Year Basho: Takakeisho Defeats Onosho to Set up Three-Way Tie for Lead
The ozeki grappler halted a two-match losing skid at the New Year Basho to keep alive his hopes of promotion to...