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November Tournament: Day 15

Hakuho has tied Taiho. He defeated Kakuryu pretty quickly to win his 32nd yusho.

The Outstanding Performance prize was awarded to Takayasu, who finished with an excellent 10-5 record and, most notably, two gold stars by defeating Harumafuji and Hakuho. 148 more words

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November Tournament: Day 14

The tournament will come down to Day 15 but Hakuho is virtually assured of winning his 32nd yusho. With his quick disposal of Harumafuji, Kakuryu is the only one in a position to play spoiler. 238 more words

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November Tournament: Day 13

Entering the final stretch, Hakuho takes the lead! The superzuna claimed sole posession of the lead by throwing Kotoshogiku after a decent belt battle. In the match before, the first yokozuna battle of the tournament, Harumafuji was able to secure a belt hold on Kakuryu, get a lower position and use that leverage to push Kakuryu out. 340 more words

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November Tournament: Day 12

The Hakuho/Kisenosato matchup was the biggest match of the day and had the most potential for shaking-up the standings if Kisenosato could get the win. However, Hakuho showed great skill in throwing Kisenosato to the dirt. 160 more words

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November Tournament: Day 11

Day 11 brought more excitement to the tournament. Kisenosato has been performing very well and clearly wanted to be in contention for the title. He handed Kakuryu his first loss in a great bout. 161 more words

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November Tournament: Day 10

Two thirds of the way through and the title chase looks to be a battle between yokozuna: Kakuryu vs. Hakuho. Hakuho is alone at 9-1 after Kisenosato fell to Harumafuji and Kyokutenho lost to Jokoryu. 274 more words

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November Tournament: Day 9

Kakuryu used his leverage to work Aoiyama (5-4) out of the ring and stay in the lead with a perfect 9-0 record. Hakuho quickly threw Ichinojo to stay one back off Kakuryu’s pace and remain in the hunt for his 32nd title. 237 more words

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