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 With the top two Yokozuna wrestlers (Hakuho and Kakuryu) having withdrawn from thetournament prior to its start, Sumo fans across the world would havebeen forgiven for predictingContinue reading “2021 January Basho – Days 1-3: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

Sumo 2021 – January Tournament Preview

Happy New Year! With a hopeful and brighter 2021 replacing the gruelling year that was 2020, it’s fair to say that fans of Sumo around the world will be immensely looking forward to the first Sumo tournament of the year. The world’s best wrestlers will fight it out in the ring for the chance ofContinue reading “Sumo 2021 – January Tournament Preview”

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 3 to 6 Review (2/5)

Welcome to the second installment of MyDohyo’s tournament review series, where we’ll be looking at how various rikishi have performed compared to expected (based on previous reviews and pre-existing tournament data) and provide an update on the yusho title race contention. Day 5 marks the end of the line for Shin-Ozeki Shodai’s November yusho hopes.Continue reading “November 2020: Days 3 to 6 Review (2/5)”

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)”