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November 2016, Day 15, Hakuho v Goeido

Hakuho reminds Goeido of who’s Yokozuna around these parts, stopping Goeido in the middle of the ring with a blistering tsuppari attack that sets him up for the quick sidestep, opening the door and letting him run past. 58 more words


Kyushu Day 15 Preview

One More Time!

The last day of sumo for 2016, and it’s going to be a lot of fun to watch. The Kyushu basho has taken us on a wild and exciting ride, but now it’s time to bring this glorious and unpredictable tournament to an end. 328 more words


November 2016, Day 14, Harumafuji v Hakuho

Harumafuji needs to win today against Hakuho in order to ensure a chance at the championship in his final bout with tournament leader Kakuryu tomorrow. But beating Hakuho is a tall order, and today proves no different. 76 more words


November 2016, Day 13, Hakuho v Kakuryu

The first Yokozuna vs Yokozuna matchup sees Hakuho trying to spoil Kakuryu’s run at his third championship. If Hakuho wins, he’ll be only one loss behind Kakuryu with two days remaining, and Kakuryu would find himself tied with Harumafuji just barely ahead of several talented wrestlers. 78 more words


Kakuryu defeats Hakuho

Yokozuna Kakuryu Closes On Yusho.

Sumo fans where hoping, praying perhaps, for a multi-way playoff this weekend to decide the final tournament of 2016. Chief among these was we needed Hakuho to defeat Kakuryu. 98 more words


November 2016, Day 12, Hakuho v Terunofuji

Hakuho gets involved in another grinding battle for the second day in a row, this time against Ozeki Terunofuji. After a decent tachiai from the Yokozuna, Terunofuji goes on the offensive and surprisingly keeps Hakuho on his heels for much of the bout. 118 more words


Terunofuji Defeats Hakuho

Clearing Kadoban Status In Style

Terunofuji has been playing hurt since the start of Kyushu, and many sumo fans watch daily as his left knee turns progressively more gruesome colors. 100 more words