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)”

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 5 Highlight Bout: Takayasu VS Terunofuji

Takayasu and Terunofuji – both former Ozeki – have historically been an even matchup, with Takayasu just edging out in front of his Mongolian counterpart by winning 8 and losing 7 of their previous encounters. At the start of play on Day 5, the former Ozeki Takayasu had scored 2 wins and 2 losses thisContinue reading “Day 5 Highlight Bout: Takayasu VS Terunofuji”