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ATAMIFUJI

Kirishima (right) battles Daieisho during the Kyushu Grand Sumo Tournament in Fukuoka on Friday.
SUMO / Basho reports
Nov 24, 2023
Kirishima and Atamifuji remain tied for lead with two days to go
Joint leaders ozeki Kirishima and No. 8 maegashira Atamifuji both won on Friday at the Kyushu Grand Sumo Tournament.
Atamifuji (left) defeats Hoshoryu on Day 12 of the Kyushu Grand Sumo Tournament at Fukuoka Kokusai Center on Thursday.
SUMO / Basho reports
Nov 23, 2023
Atamifuji upsets Hoshoryu to grab share of lead on Day 12 in Fukuoka
Young rank-and-filer Atamifuji retained a share of the Kyushu Grand Sumo Tournament lead with a sensational win against ozeki Hoshoryu on Thursday.
Takakeisho's (right) henka against Atamifuji in Sunday's Autumn Grand Sumo Tournament title playoff drew significant ire from sumo fans.
SUMO / INSIDE SUMO
Sep 27, 2023
Frustrating September tournament contained silver linings
The worst possible outcome for a playoff has set up an even more intriguing storyline for the final grand tournament of the year in November.
Takakeisho defeated Atamifuji (right) in the title match on Day 15 of the Autumn Grand Sumo Tournament at Ryogoku Kokugikan in Tokyo on Sunday.
SUMO / Basho reports
Sep 24, 2023
Takakeisho beats Atamifuji in playoff for fourth title
Had he prevailed, Atamifuji would have become the third-youngest Emperor's Cup winner since sumo adopted its current format in 1958.
Atamifuji resisting the attack of Abi (right) on Day 14 of the Autumn Grand Sumo Tournament at Ryogoku Kokugikan in Tokyo on Saturday.
SUMO / Basho reports
Sep 24, 2023
Upstart Atamifuji regains outright lead on penultimate day
Contesting just his second makuuchi division tournament as a No. 15 maegashira, the 21-year-old from Shizuoka Prefecture became the sole leader at 11-3.
Takakeisho (right) takes on Atamifuji during the Autumn Grand Sumo Tournament at Ryogoku Kokugikan in Tokyo on Friday.
SUMO / Basho reports
Sep 22, 2023
Takakeisho overpowers Atamifuji to take share of lead
Takakeisho inched closer to his fourth Emperor's Cup by forcing out the upstart No. 15 maegashira.
Atamifuji is declared the winner following his bout against Mitakeumi at Ryogoku Kokugikan in Tokyo on Day 6 of the Autumn Grand Sumo Tournament.
SUMO / Inside Sumo
Sep 21, 2023
Eyes on Atamifuji for possible record at autumn sumo tournament
The 21-year-old wrestler enters Day 12 of the Autumn Grand Sumo Tournament having won 10 of his first 11 bouts.
Atamifuji (front) defeats Tobizaru during Day 11 of the Autumn Basho at Tokyo's Ryogoku Kokugikan on Wednesday.
SUMO / Basho reports
Sep 20, 2023
Leader Atamifuji opens two-win gap as Takayasu beaten
Takayasu, who seemed to have hurt his leg in Tuesday's loss to Atamifuji, showed little resistance in a damaging defeat to sekiwake Daieisho.
Takakeisho (right) slaps down Ura to win their Day 10 rematch at Ryogoku Kokugikan on Tuesday.
SUMO / Basho reports
Sep 19, 2023
Low-ranked Atamifuji beats Takayasu to take outright lead
Former ozeki Takayasu, who is aiming for his first Emperor's Cup after several near misses, appeared to land awkwardly and limped off the dohyō.
Former ozeki Takayasu defeated Kotoeko to secure a winning record at the Autumn Grand Sumo Tournament at Ryogoku Kokugikan on Monday.
SUMO / Basho reports
Sep 18, 2023
Former ozeki Takayasu secures winning record on Day 9 at Autumn Basho
No. 7 maegashira Takayasu and No. 15 Atamifuji won to secure winning records after nine days of action at the Autumn Grand Sumo Tournament on Monday, with No. 16 Tsurugisho in pursuit with two defeats as they seek their maiden Emperor's Cup.
Takayasu (right) slaps down Mitakeumi to improve to 7-1 in the ongoing Autumn Basho at Ryogoku Kokugikan on Sunday.
SUMO / Basho reports
Sep 17, 2023
Takayasu and Atamifuji retain lead as all three ozeki fall
Both demotion-threatened ozeki, Takakeisho and Kirishima, took losses to drop to 5-3.
Takakeisho (right) is defeated by Shodai in their Day 7 bout at the Autumn Grand Sumo Tournament on Saturday.
SUMO / Basho reports
Sep 17, 2023
Takakeisho gives up share of lead with loss to Shodai on Day 7
The result leaves two rank-and-file wrestlers, No. 7 Takayasu and No. 15 Atamifuji, tied for the lead at 6-1.
Abi (left) and Kirishima battle during Day 4 of the Autumn Grand Sumo Tournament at Ryogoku Kokugikan on Wednesday.
SUMO / Basho reports
Sep 13, 2023
Hokutofuji falls, three maegashira lead Autumn meet after Day 4
Onosho, Kinbozan and Atamifuji stand atop the leaderboard after four days of action at Ryogoku Kokugikan.

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