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Okinoumi vs Takekaze

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 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”

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

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”

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”

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”

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”

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”

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”

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”

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”

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”

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”

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”

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”

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”

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.”

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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