2021 January Basho – Days 9-12: Review

Shodai levels with Daieisho as the January basho approaches its final day As the 12th day of the 2021 January Basho has now concluded, it’s fair to say that the first Sumo event of the year has been nothing short of a thrilling spectacle! Day 11 marked a pinnacle point in the basho for fansContinue reading “2021 January Basho – Days 9-12: Review”

2021 January Basho – Days 6-9: Review

Daieisho suffers first shocking defeat – Shodai is hot on his heels! With the 2021 January Basho drawing nearer to its latter stages, all attention is on the leader of the conquest for the Juryo, Daieisho.  After having marched his way through the first eight days of the event without a single loss, the MaegashiraContinue reading “2021 January Basho – Days 6-9: Review”

2021 January Basho – Days 3-6: Review

Daieisho and Akiseyama lead the yūshō charge with a 6:0 win record! The sixth day of Sumo bouts at the 2021 January Sumo Tournament has now concluded, with two wrestlers on the opposite side of the ranking spectrum deadlocked on perfect win-to-loss records. Those fighters are none other than: the formidable Daieisho (Maegashira #1) andContinue reading “2021 January Basho – Days 3-6: Review”

2021 January Basho – Days 1-3: Review

After three thrilling days of exciting sumo bouts and in keeping with the excellent 2020 season, the 2021 January event has got off to a suitably unpredictable start! With the top two Yokozuna wrestlers (Hakuho and Kakuryu) having withdrawn from thetournament prior to its start, Sumo fans across the world would havebeen forgiven for predictingContinue reading “2021 January Basho – Days 1-3: Review”

My-Dohyo on Social Media!

My-Dohyo is now on Social Media! It goes without saying that 2020 has been a tough year for all sumo-loving fans around the world. However, the strength of the sumo world has by no means been broken – on the contrary, it is growing stronger: fans were allowed to attend live sumo in September forContinue reading “My-Dohyo on Social Media!”

Sumo Profile: Kiribayama

Picture Taken by Fantasy Basho Profile Details Shikona (ring name): Kiribayama Real Name: Byambachuluun Lkhagvasuren Nationality (By birth): Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia Current Rank: Maegashira #3 Championships – Makuuchi: 0 Championships – Juryo: 0 Promoted to Makuuchi: January, 2020 Photo Taken from Fantasy Basho

Sumo Profile: Takarafuji

Picture Taken from Wikipedia Commons Profile Details Shikona (ring name): Takarafuji  Real Name: Daisuke Sugiyama Nationality (By birth): Nakadomari, Aomori, Japan Current Rank: Maegashira #3 Championships – Makuuchi: 0 Championships – Juryo: 0 Promoted to Makuuchi: July, 2011 Photo Taken from Wikipedia Commons