All posts tagged "Oho"
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...
Terunofuji Takes a Big Step Toward Winning Emperor's Cup
Lone yokozuna Terunofuji relied on poise under pressure to defeat former ozeki Asanoyama to stay in the sole lead at the...
Terunofuji Takes Sole Possession of Summer Basho Lead, But it May Have Come at a Cost
The lone yokozuna came down hard on his knees in his Summer Basho bout against sekiwake Wakamotoharu. Terunofuji has battled knee...
Sumo/ 3 weeks ago
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...
Sumo/ 3 months ago
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...
Sumo/ 3 months ago
Takakeisho Rebounds from Opening-Day Loss with Clutch Win over Tamawashi
Ozeki grappler Takakeisho needed to get in the win column and was all business against the Mongolian on the second day...
Abi Wins Rare Three-Way Playoff to Capture First Title on Wild Final Day of Kyushu Basho
Rank-and-filer Abi defeated Takayasu and Takakeisho in the playoff to secure the title. It was the first three-way playoff since March...
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...