All posts tagged "Takanosho"
Upsets at New Year Basho Set up 3-Way Tie For the Lead
Terunofuji and Mitakeumi both lose on Day 12 to fall into tie with rising star Abi.
Mitakeumi Upset by Hokutofuji to Fall into Two-Way Tie for the Lead at New Year Tourney
The sekiwake wrestler is now even with grand champion Terunofuji heading into the final five days.
Surprise Package Mitakeumi Takes Over Sole Lead at New Year Basho
The sekiwake wrestler beat Tamawashi to stay perfect on Day 7.
Terunofuji motors on while both ozeki falter at New Year Basho
The lone grand champion is tied for the lead with five others after a one-sided win on Day 3.
Terunofuji Unflappable at New Year Tournament with Clutch Win Over Wakatakakage
The lone yokozuna was pushed to the brink again but once again stayed calm to earn his second win.
Yokozuna Terunofuji Looking to Make it 3 in a Row at New Year Tournament
But as history has shown, unexpected challengers can emerge at any time, especially with several outstanding wrestlers coming up the ranks.
Perfect Finish: Terunofuji Defeats Takakeisho to Close Out the Kyushu Tourney With a 15-0 Record
The lone yokozuna won his second straight tournament at the sport's highest rank.
Terunofuji Wraps Up Emperor's Cup With Clutch Win Over Abi
The Mongolian grand champion won his second straight title at the sport's highest rank.
Rejuvenated Takakeisho Flying High at Kyushu Tournament
The ozeki notched a one-sided win over Takarafuji to stay tied for the lead with Terunofuji and Abi.
Unstoppable Force Terunofuji Motors On at Kyushu Basho
Ozeki Takakeisho produces an impressive win to keep pace along with unheralded rank-and-filer Abi.
Yokozuna Terunofuji Rolls on While Both Ozeki Wrestlers Are Off to Promising Starts
Wins by Takakeisho and Shodai mean Terunofuji has little breathing room so far.
Terunofuji Beats Wakatakakage Handily to Stay Undefeated on Day 3
The lone yokozuna barely broke a sweat in a one-sided win over the up-and-coming top maegashira.