All posts tagged "Nishikigi"
Terunofuji Beats Kiribayama to Wrap up 8th Emperor's Cup at Summer Basho
The win capped a remarkable comeback for Terunofuji, who returned to competition after having surgery on both knees. He missed the...
Meisei Stuns Terunofuji to Create a 3-Way Tie for the Summer Basho Lead
Sixth-ranked maegashira Meisei has been on a roll in the 15-day Summer Basho and came up with the biggest win of...
Terunofuji Brushes Aside Kotoshoho to Move into Sole Possession of Lead at Summer Basho
On a tumultuous day of upsets, lone yokozuna Terunofuji was the model of consistency and calm at Ryogoku Kokugikan, improving to...
Terunofuji Dominates Nishikigi to Stay Undefeated at Summer Basho
Lone yokozuna Terunofuji turned in one of his best efforts yet at the Summer Basho as he looks to overcome injured...
Terunofuji Bundles Out Ura and Stays Tied for Lead at Summer Basho
Lone yokozuna Terunofuji used one of his favorite techniques to improve to 5-0 at the Summer Basho. He shares the lead...
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...
Terunofuji Picks up Easy Win on Day 2 of Summer Basho
Lone yokozuna Terunofuji benefitted from a slip-up by Abi at the Summer Basho, while Takakeisho was overpowered by Kotonowaka and fell...
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...