All posts tagged "Nishikifuji"
Sumo/ 3 months ago
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...
Takayasu on Brink of First Championship after Defeating Kagayaki at Kyushu Basho
Veteran grappler Takayasu, who has been a runner-up five times, can wrap up the title with a win over No. 9...
Veteran Takayasu Moves into Sole Possession of Lead at Kyushu Basho
Former ozeki Takayasu overpowered rank-and-filer Oho and moved a step closer to his first Emperor’s Cup, improving to 11-2 in the...
Oho Topples Hoshoryu to Create Three-Way Tie For the Lead at Kyushu Basho
The rank-and-filer dominated his Mongolian opponent to set up a thrilling finish in the 15-day Kyushu Basho.
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 Defeats Shodai to Maintain Share of Lead at Kyushu Basho
Sekiwake Hoshoryu is tied with rank-and-filer Oho as the 15-day tournament enters the homestretch in Fukuoka.
Co-leaders Hoshoryu and Oho Notch Clutch Victories at Kyushu Basho
With a brilliant arm throw on Day 9, Hoshoryu collected his eighth win, and Oho matched the Mongolian's win total at...
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...
Mongolian Trickster Hoshoryu Defeats Wakamotoharu to Maintain Lead at Kyushu Basho
Sekiwake Hoshoryu used another unorthodox technique to pick up his sixth win and stay tied with three others at the 15-day...
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.
Sumo/ 5 months ago
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.