All posts tagged "Nishikifuji"
Sumo/ 1 week ago
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...
Sumo/ 3 weeks ago
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...
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 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 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...
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...
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...