All posts tagged "New Year Grand Sumo Tournament"
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...
Kiribayama Upsets Takakeisho as Onosho Takes over Sole Lead at New Year Meet
Ozeki Takakeisho loses his second straight bout and faces an uphill battle with three days left in the year’s first grand...
Kotonowaka Stuns Takakeisho to Create Two-Way Tie for Lead at New Year Tourney
Ozeki Takakeisho was unable to use his thrusting technique and now shares the tournament lead with Onosho. Four days remain in...
Takakeisho Remains in Sole Lead with Convincing Win over Meisei at New Year Tourney
Ozeki grappler Takakeisho is one victory ahead of two rank-and-filers with five days left. He is chasing his third career Emperor's...
Takakeisho Steamrolls over Sadanoumi to Move into Sole Lead at New Year Basho
The determined ozeki grappler seems to be gaining confidence by the day during the New Year Basho as he pursues promotion...
Takakeisho Survives Nishikifuji Onslaught to Stay Tied for Lead at New Year Basho
Ozeki Takakeisho had his hands full but came out on top on Day 8. Kotoshoho is the other wrestler with seven...
Takakeisho Overcomes a Determined Midorifuji to Stay Tied for Lead at New Year Basho
The ozeki grappler was pushed to the brink by his opponent, but Takakeisho pulled off a last-gasp arm throw in a...
Takakeisho Pulls Into Tie for New Year Basho Lead with Win over Abi on Day 6
Lone ozeki Takakeisho cooled off the red-hot No. 3 maegashira with a confidence-boosting victory at Ryogoku Kokugikan.
Abi Shoves Out Wakatakakage to Maintain Share of Lead at New Year Basho
The November tournament winner improves to 5-0, and Abi shares the lead with two rank-and-filers, Aoiyama and Kotoshoho.
Confident Hoshoryu Ousts Tamawashi to Stay Undefeated at New Year Basho
Displaying dominant form, sekiwake Hoshoryu is now tied for the New Year Basho lead with four other wrestlers, including No. 3...