All posts tagged "Kinbozan"
Sumo/ 2 weeks ago
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...
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.
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 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...
Abi Stuns Promotion-Chasing Kiribayama on Day 3 of Summer Basho
Sekiwake Kiribayama was handed his first loss of the 15-day tournament after being hauled down by top maegashira Abi at Ryogoku...
Terunofuji Picks up Easy Win on Day 2 of Summer Basho
Lone yokozuna Terunofuji benefitted from a slip-up by Abi at the Summer Basho, while Takakeisho was overpowered by Kotonowaka and fell...
Terunofuji Makes Winning Return at Summer Basho
Lone yokozuna Terunofuji looked shaky at the outset, but recovered with an arm throw at the edge to defeat Shodai on...
Sports Talk/ 4 weeks ago
#23 Sports Talk — Sumo's Summer Basho Preview with Jim Armstrong
For the Summer Basho, yokozuna Terunofuji's return to sumo competition after undergoing surgery on both knees is the biggest storyline to...
Kiribayama Defeats Daieisho in Playoff to Capture First Emperor's Cup
Mongolian grappler Kiribayama posted back-to-back victories on the final day of the Spring Basho to deny Daieisho his second championship.
Daieisho Moves Closer to Claiming Second Emperor's Cup at the Spring Basho
The komusubi grappler ended the Spring Basho title hopes of rank-and-filer Midorifuji, who lost for the fourth day in a row.
Daieisho Takes Over the Sole Lead with Two Days Left in the Spring Basho
The komusubi grappler pulled ahead of Midorifuji, who lost for the third straight time to drop out of the Spring Basho...
Midorifuji Handed Second Loss of Spring Basho to Fall into Two-Way Tie for Lead
Sekiwake Wakatakakage was too much for the rank-and-filer who is now tied with Daieisho with three days remaining in the Spring...