Kisenosato Wins Emperor Cup!

Fans of Sumo will be happy to hear that Ozeki Kisenosato as finally won his first Emperor’s Cup! Yes, after coming very close several times last year, Kisenosato clinched the New Year grand Sumo Tournament one day before by defeating maegashira No. 13 Ichinojo, but added the icing to the cake by defeating Yokozuna Hakuho…

Yokozuna Hakuho Finishes Perfect

Yokozuna Hakuho clinched his 37th Emperor’s Cup yesterday, but would not be satisfied without finishing in perfect fashion. And he did, defeating fellow Yokozuna Kakuryu (11-4) and achieving a perfect 15-0 record. This was his record-extending 12th title without a loss. The fight against Kakuryu was anything but easy, as every Yokozuna fights with all…

Yokozuna Hakuho Seals 37th Emperor’s Cup

Yokozuna Hakuho (14-0) has done it again. One day before the end of the Summer Grand Sumo Tournament in Tokyo, Japan, Hakuho has sealed his 37th career championship title. Yokozuna Hakuho has been the most dominant sumo wrestler of all time, and he is not slowing down at all. Yokozuna Hakuho faced Yokozuna Harumafuji (10-4),…

Hakuho Wins 36th Championship

Yokozuna Hakuho (14-1) is champion once again, winning his record 36th Emperor’s Cup. This should be a time of excitement and praise, but it seems like many people are questioning the way in which Hakuho won his match against Yokozuna Harumafuji (9-6). The match started and ended in the blink of an eye. The match…

Hakuho Close to Championship

Yokozuna Hakuho (13-1) is in full control now, as he tossed Ozeki Kotoshogiku (8-6) down in the final match of the day. This means that if he can defeat Yokozuna Harumafuji tomorrow, then Hakuho will earn his 36th career championship. But Ozeki Goeido (12-2) and Ozeki Kisenosato (12-2) are nipping at his heels. Tomorrow, these…

Hakuho Downs Kakuryu

Yokozuna Hakuho (12-1) continued in usual form by winning against Yokozuna Kakuryu (8-5). Hakuho is a forceful fighter, and imposes his strength against all of his opponents, including fellow Yokozuna. This time, Hakuho blasted Kakuryu in the face, and basically walked him out of the ring. Kakuryu could do little to halt the attacks. Hakuho’s…

Hakuho Sole Leader

As he has done so many times before, Yokozuna Hakuho (11-1) has taken sole possession of the leaderboard—setting him up for a possible 36th career championship. Hakuho faced Ozeki Goeido (10-2), who was tied for the lead before this match. But Hakuho charged at Goeido with such force, that it completely surprised and overpowered the…