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), who in the last tournament fell for the dreaded “henka” … Continue reading Yokozuna Hakuho Seals 37th Emperor’s Cup

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 began, Harumafuji charged, and Hakuho side-stepped away. Yes, it was … Continue reading Hakuho Wins 36th Championship

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 Ozeki—leaving Goeido out of the ring and potentially out of … Continue reading Hakuho Sole Leader

Kisenosato defeats Kotoshogiku

Ozeki Kotoshogiku’s (7-2) dream of becoming a Yokozuna just got a little tougher, as he lost quickly in his match against Ozeki Kisenosato, who improved to 9-0. Kisenosato is getting closer to his first career championship. Kisenosato took advantage of Kotoshogiku’s usual low charge, and managed to slap him down so fast that Kotoshogiku didn’t even know what happened. This was probably the quickest fight … Continue reading Kisenosato defeats Kotoshogiku

Kisenosato Stays Unbeaten

Unbeaten Ozeki Kisenosato (8-0) defeated Ikioi (7-1) at Edion Arena in Osaka, on the 8th day of the 15-day Spring tournament. Kinsenosato entered the day with a tie for the lead with No. 4 maegashira Ikioi. But by defeating Ikioi, he took the sole lead of the tourney. He is seeking his first grand tournament championship. Ikioi was aggressive, but Kinsenosato stood strong. Kinsenosato turned … Continue reading Kisenosato Stays Unbeaten