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Day 15

Yokozuna Terunofuji! Terunofuji Promoted To Top Rank of Professional Sumo

Terunofuji has been officially named as the sport’s 73rd Yokozuna wrestler, making theMongolian born rikishi the first competitor to reach Sumo’s highest rank since now retired Kakuryu gained the prestigious status nearly five years ago. Four-time makuuchi division champion, Terunofuji, was promoted from the prestigious Ozeki rank just days after his outstanding performance in theContinue reading “Yokozuna Terunofuji! Terunofuji Promoted To Top Rank of Professional Sumo”

July 2021 Grand Sumo Tournament: Hakuho wins the Emperor’s cup!

Yokozuna Hakuho has claimed his 45th career title in the Makuuchi Division after defeating Ozeki Terunofuji in a truly electrifying Grand Sumo Final! Hakuho’s returning victory wasn’t by any means easy; it was all to play for on theFinal Day of the July basho, with the two Sumo kings, Yokozuna Hakuho and OzekiTerunofuji, both makingContinue reading “July 2021 Grand Sumo Tournament: Hakuho wins the Emperor’s cup!”

Day 12

July 2021 Grand Sumo Tournament: Days 10-12 Reflection.

Basho leaders get set for decisive battle, Maegashira double digit finishes inbound! The July Basho is set to offer a dramatic ending, as the two tournament forerunners,Yokozuna Hakuho and Ozeki Terunofuji, get ready to battle it out for the Emperor’s Cup. Theillustrious duo enter Day 13 with perfect 12:0 winning records. Reaching Day 13 withoutContinue reading “July 2021 Grand Sumo Tournament: Days 10-12 Reflection.”

July 2021 Grand Sumo Tournmanet: Days 7-9 Reflection

Hakuho and Terunofuji pull ahead, Kotonowaka and Ichiyamoto behind by two Hakuho extended his spotless score-line to 9:0 on Day 9, claiming a comfortable victory over Maegashira #4 Chiyotairyu with a yorikiri (frontal force out) winning technique. While a successful bout for the Yokozuna against the struggling Chiyotairyu was to be expected (the Maegashira fallingContinue reading “July 2021 Grand Sumo Tournmanet: Days 7-9 Reflection”

July 2021 Grand Sumo Tournament: Days 4-6 Reflection.

Yokozuna Hakuho and Ozeki Terunofuji remain undefeated: Kotonowaka trails by one. After six days of exciting Sumo, Ozeki Terunofuji and Yokozuna Hakuho continue todominate, clearing Day 6 without a single loss on their tallies. The pair of fighters currently sit alone at the top of the tournament leaderboard, however, a strong start sees Maegashira #11Continue reading “July 2021 Grand Sumo Tournament: Days 4-6 Reflection.”

July 2021 Grand Sumo Tournament: Days 1-3 Reflection.

Yokozuna Hakuho is back with a blast! Sumo’s most decorated wrestler, Yokozuna Hakuho, who has won 44 career MakuuchiDivision titles, began his campaign in the July event in a truly dominant fashion. Despite returning from injury – the Mongolian-born wrestler was forced to undergo endoscopic surgery on his knee after pulling out from the MayContinue reading “July 2021 Grand Sumo Tournament: Days 1-3 Reflection.”

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Day 15

May Grand Sumo Tournament 2021: Days 13-15; Terunofuji Crowned Champion!

Terunofuji wins fourth Makuuchi Division title Ozeki Terunofuji has officially won the 2021 May basho, claiming his fourth career yusho in the prestigious Makuuchi Division. The Ozeki is the second most decorated active sumo wrestler behind the legendary Yokuzuna Hakuho, who missed the tournament due to receiving knee surgery two months ago. Terunofuji looked inContinue reading “May Grand Sumo Tournament 2021: Days 13-15; Terunofuji Crowned Champion!”

Day 12

May Grand Sumo Tournament 2021: Days 10 – 12 Review

Terunofuji and Takakeisho fight it out for the Yūshō! With just three days of Sumo bouts left in the 2021 May basho, Ozeki rivals Terunofuji and Takakeisho get ready to contest for the right to be crowned tournament champion. After winning 10 consecutive bouts since the outset of the basho, current favourite Terunofuji appeared inContinue reading “May Grand Sumo Tournament 2021: Days 10 – 12 Review”

May Grand Sumo Tournament 2021: Days 1-3 Review

Terunofuji, Takayasu and Mitakeumi remain undefeated, Maegashira look promising We’re now three days into the May basho and Terunofuji looks as strong as ever and is continuing his stellar start in the competition. Following his victory against Maegashira #2 Tobizaru with the lesser used uwatenage kimarite (overarm throw winning technique), Terunofuji extended his score toContinue reading “May Grand Sumo Tournament 2021: Days 1-3 Review”

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Day 15

Terunofuji is March 2021 Grand Champion!

Sekiwake Terunofuji has become the 2021 Spring Grand Sumo Tournament champion after beating Ozeki Takakeisho with oshidashi on the final day of proceedings. As a result, the Mongolian-born wrestler will return to the prestigious rank of Ozeki as of the forthcoming May banzuke ranking list. Terunofuji began his basho campaign in style, ending day 4Continue reading “Terunofuji is March 2021 Grand Champion!”

March 2021: Days 10-12

Takayasu continues to shine! As the 2021 Spring Grand Sumo tournament reaches its concluding days, Komusubi Takayasu looks to settle his claim on the Yūshō after defeating Maegashira #2 Hokutofuji on day 12 with an oshidashi technique (frontal push out). Takayasu now holds a spectacular 10:2 win record heading into day 13 of the prestigiousContinue reading “March 2021: Days 10-12”

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Image Rights: NHK

March 2021: Days 7-9

Takayasu marches ahead, Terunofuji and Chiyonokuni aim for Yusho contention! Surging ahead of his fellow rikishi at the 2021 Spring Grand Sumo Tournament, is Komusubi Takayasu. Despite suffering an initial setback against Maegashira #3 Meisei on Day 1, Takayasu managed to take victory in all of his subsequent bouts, leaving the rikishi with eight victoriesContinue reading “March 2021: Days 7-9”

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”

Sumo_scoreboard_close_up_2008_May_last_day [Image From Wikimedia]

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”

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Birthday boy Asanoyama and his bid for the Spring Yusho!

Hideki Asanoyama enjoyed great success at the inaugural Sumo event of 2021, held in Tokyo, January. Now, the Ozeki wrester has a different and more personal reason to celebrate: it’s his birthday! Fans across the world recently took to social media to send their best wishes to Ozeki Asanoyama on his 27th birthday, less thanContinue reading “Birthday boy Asanoyama and his bid for the Spring Yusho!”

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”

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Day 15

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)”

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)”

Sumo_scoreboard_close_up_2008_May_last_day [Image From Wikimedia]

November Basho – 2020

MyDohyo are returning for the November basho to bring you the latest information from the world of professional Sumo, with tournament progression updates every three days and live tweets to guide you along as the action unfolds! After a lengthy absence from our calendars, Grand Sumo is set for a spectacular return to our screensContinue reading “November Basho – 2020”

Day 7

September 2020: Day-7 Fixtures & Results (19th of September) – Complete

Absent rikishi: East Maegashira #16, Kyokutaisei – Day 5 West Maegashira #11, Kotoshogiku – Day 3 (Has now returned from absence, Day 7) East Yokozuna, Hakuho – Day 1 West Yokozuna, Kakuryu – Day 1 West Maegashira #13, Ishiura – Day 1 West Maegashira #14, Abi – Day 1 West Juryo #7, Azumaryu – DayContinue reading “September 2020: Day-7 Fixtures & Results (19th of September) – Complete”

September 2020: Day-6 Fixtures & Results (18th of September) – Complete

Absent rikishi: East Maegashira #16, Kyokutaisei – Day 5 West Maegashira #11, Kotoshogiku – Day 3 East Yokozuna, Hakuho – Day 1 West Yokozuna, Kakuryu – Day 1 West Maegashira #13, Ishiura – Day 1 West Maegashira #14, Abi – Day 1 West Juryo #7, Azumaryu – Day 1 East Juryo #14 , Fujiazuma –Continue reading “September 2020: Day-6 Fixtures & Results (18th of September) – Complete”

September 2020: Day-5 Fixtures & Results (17th of September) – Complete

Absent rikishi: East Maegashira #16, Kyokutaisei – Day 5 West Maegashira #11, Kotoshogiku – Day 3 East Yokozuna, Hakuho – Day 1 West Yokozuna, Kakuryu – Day 1 West Maegashira #13, Ishiura – Day 1 West Maegashira #14, Abi – Day 1 West Juryo #7, Azumaryu – Day 1 East Juryo #14 , Fujiazuma –Continue reading “September 2020: Day-5 Fixtures & Results (17th of September) – Complete”

September 2020: Day-4 Fixtures & Results (16th of September) – Complete

Absent rikishi: West Maegashira #11, Kotoshogiku – Day 3 East Yokozuna, Hakuho – Day 1 West Yokozuna, Kakuryu – Day 1 West Maegashira #13, Ishiura – Day 1 West Maegashira #14, Abi – Day 1 West Juryo #7, Azumaryu – Day 1 East Juryo #14 , Fujiazuma – Day 1 Fixtures and results: East WinnerContinue reading “September 2020: Day-4 Fixtures & Results (16th of September) – Complete”

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”

September 2020: Day-3 Fixtures & Results (15th of September) – Complete

Absent rikishi: West Maegashira #11, Kotoshogiku – Day 3 East Yokozuna, Hakuho – Day 1 West Yokozuna, Kakuryu – Day 1 West Maegashira #13, Ishiura – Day 1 West Maegashira #14, Abi – Day 1 West Juryo #7, Azumaryu – Day 1 East Juryo #14 , Fujiazuma – Day 1 Fixtures and results: East WinnerContinue reading “September 2020: Day-3 Fixtures & Results (15th of September) – Complete”

September 2020: Day-2 Fixtures & Results (14th of September) – Complete

Absent rikishi: East Yokozuna, Hakuho – Day 1 West Yokozuna, Kakuryu – Day 1 West Maegashira #13, Ishiura – Day 1 West Maegashira #14, Abi – Day 1 West Juryo #7, Azumaryu – Day 1 East Juryo #14 , Fujiazuma – Day 1 Fixtures and results: East Winner West Maegashira #16 Kyokutaisei(1-1) Ichinojo  Maegashira #17Continue reading “September 2020: Day-2 Fixtures & Results (14th of September) – Complete”

September 2020: Day-1 Fixtures & Results (13th of September) – Complete

Absent rikishi: East Yokozuna, Hakuho – Day 1 West Yokozuna, Kakuryu – Day 1 West Maegashira #13, Ishiura – Day 1 West Maegashira #14, Abi – Day 1 West Juryo #7, Azumaryu – Day 1 East Juryo #14 , Fujiazuma – Day 1 Fixtures and results: East Winner West Maegashira #17 Ichinojo(0-1) Hoshoryu Maegashira #16Continue reading “September 2020: Day-1 Fixtures & Results (13th of September) – Complete”

Sumo_scoreboard_close_up_2008_May_last_day [Image From Wikimedia]

September 2020: Tournament Preview

After an exciting return to the ring for the July tournament, Grand Sumo will make its return for the annual Aki tournament, hosted in Tokyo’s Kokugikan arena (from the 13th of September through to the 27th). This basho looks set to offer an entirely new dynamic to the sumo world, with plenty of young JūryōContinue reading “September 2020: Tournament Preview”

Day 15
Day 15

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”

Day 15
Day 15

July 2020: Day-15 Final Day Fixtures & Results (2nd of August)- Complete

Following on from Day-14’s bouts, we have now reached the final day of play here on Day-15 of 2020’s July tournament – 2nd of August 2020. Absent rikishi: Kakuryu – Day 2. Abi – Day 7 (breached lockdown restrictions). Kotonowaka – absent from Day 8; Returning from Day 14. Takakeisho – Day 12 Hakuho –Continue reading “July 2020: Day-15 Final Day Fixtures & Results (2nd of August)- Complete”

Day 14 Highlights

Kotoyuki Absent Through Injury Kotoyuki has pulled out of the July basho after sustaining a knee injury in his fight against Shimanoumi on Day 13. Takanosho Secures Kachi-Koshi; Significant Final Bout for Tokushoryu Takanosho secured his kachi-koshi on Day 14 in the bout against March basho winner: Tokushoryu. Takanosho now stands with 8 wins andContinue reading “Day 14 Highlights”

Day 14

July 2020: Day-14 Fixtures & Results (1st of August)- Complete

Following on from Day-13’s bouts, we have now reached the second half of the tournament here on Day-14 of 2020’s July tournament – 1st of August 2020. Absent rikishi: Kakuryu – Day 2. Abi – Day 7 (breached lockdown restrictions). Kotonowaka – absent from Day 8; Returning from Day 14. Takakeisho – Day 12 HakuhoContinue reading “July 2020: Day-14 Fixtures & Results (1st of August)- Complete”

Enho vs Tamawashi

Day 13 Highlights

Tochinoshin Kachi-Koshi In the first bout of the day, Tochinoshin achieved his first kachi-koshi in over a year meaning he now has scored more wins than losses in this July basho. Tochinoshin fought Chiyomaru in the day 13 opening bout in a mawashi battle. Kotoshoho Kachi-Koshi Along with Tochinoshin, the young rikishi Kotoshoho has achievedContinue reading “Day 13 Highlights”

Day 13

July 2020: Day-13 Fixtures & Results (31st of July)- Completed

Following on from Day-12’s bouts, we have now reached the second half of the tournament here on Day-13 of 2020’s July tournament – 31st of July 2020. Absent rikishi: Kakuryu – Day 2. Abi – Day 7 (breached lockdown restrictions). Kotonowaka – absent from Day 8; Returning from Day 14. Takakeisho – Day 12 HakuhoContinue reading “July 2020: Day-13 Fixtures & Results (31st of July)- Completed”

Day 12

July 2020: Day-12 Fixtures & Results (30th of July)- Complete

Following on from Day-11’s bouts, we have now reached the second half of the tournament here on Day-12 of 2020’s July tournament – 30th of July 2020. Absent rikishi: Kakuryu – Day 2. Abi – Day 7 (breached lockdown restrictions). Kotonowaka – Day 8. Takakeisho – Day 12 EAST WINNER WEST Juryo #2 Tobizaru(7-5) TobizaruContinue reading “July 2020: Day-12 Fixtures & Results (30th of July)- Complete”

July 2020: Day-11 Fixtures & Results (29th of July)- Complete

Following on from Day-10’s bouts, we have now reached the second half of the tournament here on Day-11 of 2020’s July tournament – 29th of July 2020. Absent rikishi: Kakuryu – Day 2. Abi – Day 7 (breached lockdown restrictions). Kotonowaka – Day 8. EAST WINNER WEST Maegashira #16 Nishikigi(5-6)  Nishikigi Juryo #1 Chiyoshoma(3-8) MaegashiraContinue reading “July 2020: Day-11 Fixtures & Results (29th of July)- Complete”

Day 10

July 2020: Day-10 Fixtures & Results (28th of July)- Complete

Following on from Day-9’s bouts, we have now reached the mid-point of the tournament here on Day-10 of 2020’s July tournament – 28th of July 2020. Absent rikishi: Kakuryu – Day 2. Abi – Day 7 (breached lockdown restrictions). Kotonowaka – Day 8. EAST WINNER WEST Juryo #1 Meisei(6-4)  Kotoeko Maegashira #16 Kotoeko(7-3) Maegashira #13Continue reading “July 2020: Day-10 Fixtures & Results (28th of July)- Complete”

July 2020 Day 9: Enho denied victory against Ozeki Takakeisho

In the penultimate bout of the day, Maegashira #6 Enho faced Ozeki Takakeisho in a fierce encounter which ended after a controversial decision by the gyoji gifted Takakeisho the victory. The match referee awarded Takakeisho the bout after a mono-ii (a process whereby the sideline referees congregate to elucidate which rikishi left the ring first)Continue reading “July 2020 Day 9: Enho denied victory against Ozeki Takakeisho”

July 2020: Day-9 Fixtures & Results (27th of July)- Complete

Following on from Day-8’s bouts, we have now reached the mid-point of the tournament here on Day-9 of 2020’s July tournament – 27th of July 2020. Absent rikishi: Kakuryu – Day 2. Abi – Day 7 (breached lockdown restrictions). Kotonowaka – Day 8. EAST WINNER WEST Juryo #4 Daiamami(4-5) Kotoyuki  Maegashira #17 Kotoyuki(3-6) Maegashira #13Continue reading “July 2020: Day-9 Fixtures & Results (27th of July)- Complete”

Day 8

July 2020: Day-8 Fixtures & Results (26th of July) – Complete

Following on from Day-7’s bouts, we have now reached the mid-point of the tournament here on Day-8 of 2020’s July tournament – 25th of July 2020. Absent rikishi: Kakuryu – Day 2. Abi – Day 7 (breached lockdown restrictions). Kotonowaka – Day 8. EAST WINNER WEST Maegashira #16 Nishikigi(2-6) Terunofuji Maegashira #17 Terunofuji(7-1) Maegashira #13Continue reading “July 2020: Day-8 Fixtures & Results (26th of July) – Complete”

Enho vs Tamawashi

Day 7 Highlights

Abi absent from Day 7 Abi is out from day 7 for breaching Sumo’s infection mitigation restrictions after visiting a restaurant with friends on day 6. The decision to remove Abi from play was made by his oyakata (stablemaster) so that he can learn to make more responsible decisions in the future. It is unclearContinue reading “Day 7 Highlights”

Day 7

July 2020: Day-7 Fixtures & Results (25th of July) – Complete

Following on from Day-6’s bouts, here are the fixtures for Day-7 of 2020’s July tournament – 25th of July 2020. Absent rikishi: Kakuryu – Day 2. Abi – Day 7 (breached lockdown restrictions). EAST WINNER WEST Juryo #3 Kyokushuho(3-5) Chiyomaru Maegashira #15 Chiyomaru(2-6) Maegashira #17 Terunofuji(6-1) Terunofuji Maegashira #14 Wakatakakage(3-4) Maegashira #14 Kotoshogiku(5-2)  Kotoshogiku MaegashiraContinue reading “July 2020: Day-7 Fixtures & Results (25th of July) – Complete”

July 2020: Day-6 Fixtures & Results (24th of July) – Complete

Following on from Day-5’s bouts, here are the fixtures for Day-6 of 2020’s July tournament – 24th of July 2020. Absent rikishi: Kakuryu – Day 2. EAST WINNER WEST Nishikigi(2-4)  Azumaryu Juryo #3 Azumaryu(4-2) Kotoshoho(5-1) Terunofuji  Terunofuji(5-1) Takayasu(4-2)  Takayasu Kotoyuki(1-5) Chiyomaru(0-6) Kotonowaka  Kotonowaka(4-2) Sadanoumi(2-4)  Wakatakakage Wakatakakage(3-3) Kotoeko(4-2) Shohozan  Shohozan(1-5) Kotoshogiku(4-2) Tochinoshin  Tochinoshin(4-2) Tamawashi(5-1) Tamawashi  Myogiryu(5-1)Continue reading “July 2020: Day-6 Fixtures & Results (24th of July) – Complete”

Day 5

July 2020: Day-5 Fixtures & Results (23rd of July) – Complete

(Score board taken from Wikimedia Commons) Following on from Day-4’s bouts, here are the fixtures for Day-5 of 2020’s July tournament – 23rd of July 2020. Absent rikishi: Kakuryu – Day 2.   East   Winner   West Juryo #2 Tobizaru(2-3) Kotoeko   Kotoeko(4-1)   Nishikigi(2-3)  Nishikigi   Chiyomaru(0-5)   Kotoyuki(1-4)  Wakatakakage   Wakatakakage  Continue reading “July 2020: Day-5 Fixtures & Results (23rd of July) – Complete”

Enho VS Aoiyama – Screenshot taken from: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HP2_9FGK6TA

Day-4 Highlight Bout: Enho VS Aoiyama

In the sport of Sumo, there can hardly be a more disproportionate matchup than these two rikishi; at 169.0cm tall and weighing just 96kg, Enho is the smallest rikishi in the dohyo during the July tournament, whilst his Bulgarian opponent, Aoiyama, is 192cm tall and weighs 194kg. Watch Day-4’s bout here: Taking into account theContinue reading “Day-4 Highlight Bout: Enho VS Aoiyama”

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July 2020: Day-4 Fixtures & Results (22nd of July) – Complete

(Score board taken from Wikimedia Commons) Following on from Day-3’s bouts, here are the fixtures for Day-4 of 2020’s July tournament – 22nd of July 2020. Absent rikishi: Kakuryu – Day 2. East Winner West Terunofuji(4-0) Terunofuji Juryo #1Chiyoshoma (0-4) Kotoyuki(1-3) Kotoyuki Chiyomaru(0-4) Takayasu(2-2) Kotoshoho Kotoshoho(4-0) Wakatakakage(1-3) Wakatakakage Kotonowaka(3-1) Sadanoumi(2-2) Kotoeko Kotoeko (3-1) Kotoshogiku (3-1)Continue reading “July 2020: Day-4 Fixtures & Results (22nd of July) – Complete”

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Screenshot from Day-3 Terutsuyoshi vs Ishiura https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=riQEonO83r4

Day-3 Highlight Bout: Terutsuyoshi vs Ishiura

Day 3 saw Maegashira #7 Terutsuyoshi take on the speedy Maegashira #8, Ishiura. Terutsuyoshi started this bout with a perfect tournament score, achieving 2 wins and 0 losses as of the start of play on the 21st: beating both Tokushoryu and Ryuden consecutively on days 1 and 2 of the July basho. Ishiura on theContinue reading “Day-3 Highlight Bout: Terutsuyoshi vs Ishiura”

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July 2020: Day-3 Fixtures & Results (21st of July) – Complete

(Score board taken from Wikimedia Commons) Following on from Day-2’s exciting bouts, here are the fixtures for Day-3 of 2020’s July tournament – 21st of July 2020. Absent rikishi: Kakuryu – Day 2. East Winner West Juryo #1Meisei (3-0) Meisei  Kotoyuki(0-3) Terunofuji(3-0) Terunofuji Chiyomaru(0-3) Kotoshoho(3-0) Kotoshoho Nishikigi (1-2) Kotoeko (2-1) Kotoeko Wakatakakage(0-3) Takayasu(2-1) Takayasu Kotoshogiku(2-1)Continue reading “July 2020: Day-3 Fixtures & Results (21st of July) – Complete”

Sumo_scoreboard_close_up_2008_May_last_day [Image From Wikimedia]

July 2020: Day-2 Fixtures & Results (20th of July) – Complete

(Score board taken from Wikimedia Commons) Following on from Day-1’s exciting return to the bouts, here are the fixtures for Day-2 of 2020’s July tournament – 20th of July 2020. Absent rikishi: Kakuryu (Right elbow injury aggravated by his fall in the Day 1 bout vs Endo). East Winner West Nishikigi(1-1) Nishikigi  Kotoyuki(0-2) Terunofuji(2-0) TerunofujiContinue reading “July 2020: Day-2 Fixtures & Results (20th of July) – Complete”

https://www.twitch.tv/videos/684134337

July 2020 Day 1: Opening day upset for Yokozuna Kakuryu.

The opening day’s action saw a major upset for Yokozuna Kakuryu where he failed to defeat the Maegashira #1 rikishi Endo. The lower ranked wrestler won the bout by koshikudake (an “inadvertent collapse”) after Kakuryu attempted to disrupt the balance of his opponent through an attempted trip. Watch the the action from Day-1 July BashoContinue reading “July 2020 Day 1: Opening day upset for Yokozuna Kakuryu.”

Sumo_scoreboard_close_up_2008_May_last_day [Image From Wikimedia]

July 2020: Day-1 Fixtures & Results (19th of July) – Complete

(Score board taken from Wikimedia Commons) Here are the fixtures for Day-1 of 2020’s July tournament, starting on the 19th. East Winner West Terunofuji(1-0) Terunofuji  Kotoyuki(0-1) Nishikigi(0-1) Kotoeko Kotoeko(1-0) Kotoshoho(1-0) Kotoshoho Chiyomaru(0-1) Kotoshogiku(1-0) Kotoshogiku Wakatakakage(0-1) Takayasu(0-1) Kotonowaka Kotonowaka(1-0) Sadanoumi(1-0) Sadanoumi Shohozan(0-1) Shimanoumi(0-1) Tochinoshin Tochinoshin(1-0) Kaisei(0-1) Myogiryu Myogiryu(1-0) Tamawashi(1-0) Tamawashi Ikioi(0-1) Ishiura(0-1) Chiyotairyu Chiyotairyu(1-0) Terutsoyoshi(1-0) TerutsoyoshiContinue reading “July 2020: Day-1 Fixtures & Results (19th of July) – Complete”

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