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 With the top two Yokozuna wrestlers (Hakuho and Kakuryu) having withdrawn from thetournament prior to its start, Sumo fans across the world would havebeen forgiven for predictingContinue reading “2021 January Basho – Days 1-3: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”

November 2020: Days 12 to 15 (5/5)

Welcome back to the fifth and final installment of our 3-Day review series of November’s Sumo basho! In this review, we shall be looking at the closing stages of the November meet and assessing the yusho winner Too little too late for Enho It was a poor tournament for the Maegashira #11 and fan favourite,Continue reading “November 2020: Days 12 to 15 (5/5)”

November 2020: Days 10 to 12 (4/5)

Welcome back for MyDohyo’s fourth installment in our November review series, where we’ll provide another update on the yusho in addition to the significant highlights from the previous 3-Days of action. Disappointing basho for Enho and Kiribayama Well, it’s been a frustrating tournament for Maegashira #11 Enho and Maegashira #1 Kiribayama, with both men scoringContinue reading “November 2020: Days 10 to 12 (4/5)”

November 2020: Days 7 to 9 Review (3/5)

Welcome back to MyDohyo for the third in our series of five tournament review articles! Today we shall take a look at the action from days 7 up until the end of play on day 9, providing our highlights in addition to an update on the yusho title contention race. Sore consolation for Make-Koshi EnhoContinue reading “November 2020: Days 7 to 9 Review (3/5)”

November 2020: Days 1 to 3 Review (1/5)

We’re now a fifth of the way through the November basho, which means it is time for MyDohyo’s first 3-Day review: Throughout the course of this tournament, we are striving to provide you with as much meaningful content as possible and aim to provide you with a series of 3-Day reviews to help get yourContinue reading “November 2020: Days 1 to 3 Review (1/5)”

September 2020: Day 3 Roundup

We’re three days into the September basho and there already have been many talking points. So, without further ado, let’s discuss sumo! Days 1 – 3 Well, not really surprising due to the amount of injuries going around in professional Sumo’s current climate, but many rikishi have pulled out of this Aki tournament: Yokozuna, Hakuho,Continue reading “September 2020: Day 3 Roundup”

Day 15 Highlights

Today marked the 15th and final day of play in the July 2020 basho and with the prospect of a four way fight for the Yūshō at the start of play, day 15’s action provided an entertaining ending to the first Sumo tournament since March. Ichinojo Granted a Makuuchi Bout for Final Day Ichinojo madeContinue reading “Day 15 Highlights”