All posts tagged "Midorifuji"
Sumo/ 6 days ago
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.
Sumo/ 7 days ago
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...
Wakamotoharu Hands Surprise Leader Midorifuji First Loss of Spring Basho
Rank-and-filer Wakamotoharu is still in the lead at the 15-day tournament, but Daieisho is closing in with four days left in...
Midorifuji Topples Flying Monkey Tobizaru to Stay in Sole Lead at Spring Basho
With five days left in the 15-day Spring Basho in Osaka, the rank-and-filer is two wins ahead of Daieisho, Kotonowaka and...
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...
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.
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...
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...
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...
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...