All posts tagged "Ichinojo"
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/ 2 months ago
Terunofuji Withdraws from New Year Basho as Lone Ozeki Takakeisho Tops the Rankings
Hobbled by knee injuries, Mongolian-born yokozuna Terunofuji is forced to sit out his second straight tournament. The title chase appears wide...
Sumo/ 3 months ago
Sumo New Year Predictions: Lacking a Dominant Wrestler, Titles Will Be Up for Grabs in 2023
With yokozuna Terunofuji's future in doubt, the door is wide open for others to move up the ranks, and other sumo...
Abi Wins Rare Three-Way Playoff to Capture First Title on Wild Final Day of Kyushu Basho
Rank-and-filer Abi defeated Takayasu and Takakeisho in the playoff to secure the title. It was the first three-way playoff since March...
Hoshoryu Moves into Sole Possession of the Lead with One-Sided Win over Mitakeumi
Mongolian grappler Hoshoryu is bidding for his first-ever Emperor's Cup with four days left in the 15-day Kyushu Grand Sumo Tournament.
Hoshoryu Gets a Leg Up on Tobizaru to Stay Tied for Lead at Halfway Point of Kyushu Basho
Mongolian grappler Hoshoryu used an impressive arm throw to fend off sumo's Flying Monkey, improving to 7-1 in the year's final...
Takayasu Earns Clutch Win Over Mitakeumi to Stay Tied for Lead at Kyushu Basho
Veteran grappler Takayasu is bidding for his first Emperor’s Cup and is now tied with three other wrestlers.
Mongolian Hoshoryu Uses Rare Technique to Beat Midorifuji and Stay Tied for Lead at Kyushu Basho
Hoshoryu is one of eight wrestlers at 4-1 after five days of the 15-day tournament that is wide open in Fukuoka.
Takayasu Defeats Hoshoryu to Create Logjam at top of Leaderboard in Kyushu Meet
After defeating Takakeisho the previous day, top maegashira Takayasu pulled off another big win in the 15-day tournament.
Takayasu Upsets Title-Chasing Ozeki Takakeisho on Day 3 of Kyushu Basho
Top maegashira Takayasu took advantage of a superior face-off to topple his ozeki rival at Fukuoka Kokusai Center.
Sumo/ 6 months ago
Wakamotoharu Upsets Sole Leader Tamawashi on Day 12 of Autumn Basho
The veteran Mongolian maegashira still holds the top spot with a 10-2 record as he pursues his second Emperor’s Cup.
Sumo/ 6 months ago
Veteran Tamawashi Takes Over the Lead at Autumn Basho
The No. 3 maegashira posted a one-sided win over Hokutofuji to claim the top spot on the leaderboard with four days...