All posts tagged "Nishikifuji"
Takakeisho Dominates Kotonowaka to Maintain Fast Start at Kyushu Basho
Veteran grappler Takakeisho is bidding for his third Emperor's Cup at the 15-day tournament held in Fukuoka.
Tobizaru Off to Flying Start with Win Over Ozeki Shodai in Kyushu Basho
Making his debut at the komusubi rank, Tobizaru put on an impressive display of sumo for an opening-day win.
Sumo's Ironman Tamawashi in the Spotlight at Kyushu Basho
Veteran grappler Tamawashi will have his hands full as he bids for a second straight Emperor's Cup at the 15-day meet...
Takayasu Defeats Hoshoryu to Keep Title Hopes Alive at Autumn Basho
The former ozeki has a chance to win his first-ever Emperor’s Cup with Tamawashi the only man standing in his way.
Ageless Veteran Tamawashi Moves a Step Closer to Title at Autumn Basho
The No. 3 Mongolian maegashira, known as sumo’s iron man, holds the sole lead with two days remaining in the tournament.
Wakamotoharu Upsets Sole Leader Tamawashi on Day 12 of Autumn Basho
The veteran Mongolian maegashira still holds the top spot with a 10-2 record as he pursues his second Emperor’s Cup.
Veteran Tamawashi Takes Over the Lead at Autumn Basho
The No. 3 maegashira posted a one-sided win over Hokutofuji to claim the top spot on the leaderboard with four days...
Takayasu Hands Hokutofuji First Loss at Autumn Basho
Lone yokozuna Terunofuji is forced to withdraw from the 15-day tournament in Tokyo due to knee injuries.
Takayasu Defeats Terunofuji to Deliver a Serious Blow to the Yokozuna’s Title Hopes
With four losses, the lone grand champion is all but out of contention for the Emperor’s Cup at the Autumn Basho.
Ichinojo Claims First Emperor’s Cup as Takakeisho Upsets Terunofuji
No. 2 maegashira Ichinojo beat Ura in an earlier bout to go one better than the lone grand champion.
Terunofuji Brushes Aside Daieisho to Stay Tied for Lead at Nagoya Basho
The lone grand champion is tied with fellow Mongolian Ichinojo heading into the final three days.
Terunofuji Survives Scare At the Hands of Hoshoryu to Stay Tied For the Lead
The lone yokozuna is even with compatriot Ichinojo heading into the final four days.