March 2021: Days 4-6

The new battle for Yūshō between Ozeki, Komusubi, Sekiwake and Maegashira begins! After a thrilling start to the 2021 Spring Grand Sumo Tournament, six confident wrestlershave pulled ahead of the competition, each boasting stellar 5:1 win records. Currently leading the race for the Yūshō are: Asanoyama (Ozeki), Takanosho (Sekiwake), Terunofuji (Sekiwake), Takayasu (Komusubi), Myogiryu (MaegashiraContinue reading “March 2021: Days 4-6”

March 2021: Days 1-3

Yokozuna Hakuho withdraws, Sekiwake and Maegashira lead the way! Hakuho withdraws form the March meet after sustaining a knee injury It has been a dramatic start for many of the rikishi at the 2021 Spring Grand Sumo tournament, hosted once again at the Kokugikan arena in Tokyo. Not only have fans witnessed upsets from their favouriteContinue reading “March 2021: Days 1-3”

January 2021: Roundup

With the 2021 January Sumo Tournament now concluded, sumo fans can reminisceover the dramatic twists and turns of the year’s first Sumo event that left fans full of aweand admiration for the participating competitors. The Basho commences After the heart-rendering news that the two Yokozuna competitors – Hakuho and Kakuryu –had withdrawn from the BashoContinue reading “January 2021: Roundup”

2021 January Basho – Days 13-15: Review (Final Day)

Daieisho makes history as he wins the 2021 January Basho! After 15 spectacular days of Sumo action, Daieisho of Saitama pref. made history after he was crowned Champion at the 2021 January Sumo Tournament; his first ever Makuuchi Division Yūshō! The Maegashira #1 Sumo wrestler first sparked interest in the event after his initial victoriesContinue reading “2021 January Basho – Days 13-15: Review (Final Day)”

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)”