Harumafuji claims perfect record

Jan 28, 2013

Harumafuji claims perfect record

Harumafuji conquers rival yokozuna Hakuho, putting an exclamation point on his first title at sumo's highest rank on the final day of the New Year Grand Sumo Tournament.

Jan 24, 2013

Yokozuna Harumafuji rolls to 11-0 at New Year basho

Harumafuji gave ozeki Kotooshu a savage mauling to preserve his undefeated record at the New Year Grand Sumo Tournament on Wednesday. The yokozuna improved to an impressive 11-0 mark, while rival yokozuna Hakuho butchered ozeki Kotoshogiku to remain in the chase for his second ...

Harumafuji overpowers Baruto

Jan 23, 2013

Harumafuji overpowers Baruto

Harumafuji took full advantage of injury-plagued Baruto to scalp his 10th straight victim at the New Year Grand Sumo Tournament on Tuesday. The once-embattled yokozuna continued his rampaging ways with a dismantling of the Estonian sekiwake to improve to 10-0 and remained on a ...

Harumafuji bulldozes over Goeido

Jan 22, 2013

Harumafuji bulldozes over Goeido

The verdict is in . . . well, almost. After his critics had begun singing a Harumafuji requiem, the Mongolian yokozuna chalked up his ninth straight win with a thumping of upstart Goeido at the New Year Grand Sumo Tournament on Monday. Coming off ...

Yokozuna Harumafuji remains unbeaten

Jan 21, 2013

Yokozuna Harumafuji remains unbeaten

Yokozuna Harumafuji pulled out the howitzer for Brazilian big boy Kaisei on Saturday to retain his undefeated record on the seventh day of action at the New Year Grand Sumo Tournament. Harumafuji improved to 7-0 as the sole leader with yokozuna rival Hakuho stalking ...

Harumafuji stays ahead of pack at New Year basho

Jan 21, 2013

Harumafuji stays ahead of pack at New Year basho

Yokozuna Harumafuji gave Gagamaru a public flogging to remain the only unbeaten man standing after eight days at the New Year Grand Sumo Tournament on Sunday. The Mongolian livewire continued to tame his detractors who have suggested he doesn’t have the right stuff to ...

Harumafuji settles into New Year groove

Jan 15, 2013

Harumafuji settles into New Year groove

Yokozuna Harumafuji uncorked a mortar round on would-be challenger Myogiryu to earn his second victory at the New Year Grand Sumo Tournament on Monday. Rival yokozuna Hakuho, meanwhile, laid into the troublesome Aminishiki to stay on track in his bid for his second consecutive ...

Jan 14, 2013

Harumafuji makes flying start to New Year basho

Yokozuna Harumafuji dispensed with Tochiozan with minimal fuss on Sunday, getting off to a crackerjack start on the opening day of the 2013 New Year Grand Sumo Tournament. Harumafuji, who is trying to rebound from a 9-6 debacle in his debut at sumo’s highest ...