Hakuho awaits ozeki rival

Sumo / Basho Reports May 25, 2013

Hakuho awaits ozeki rival

Mongolian yokozuna Hakuho and ozeki Kisenosato both powered to their 13th wins on Friday to set up a mouth-watering showdown at the Summer Grand Sumo Tournament. Unbeaten at 13-0, Hakuho and Kisenosato are the only two wrestlers in title contention and they go toe-to-toe Saturday ...

Kisenosato wins again

Sumo / Basho Reports May 24, 2013

Kisenosato wins again

Ozeki Kisenosato pulled out the heavy artillery to beat yokozuna Harumafuji to remain spotless with his 12th consecutive win at the Summer Grand Sumo Tournament on Thursday. Hakuho was poetry in motion as he grilled ozeki Kakuryu and the pair continued on a collision course ...

Hakuho, Kisenosato move clear of Kakuryu

Sumo / Basho Reports May 21, 2013

Hakuho, Kisenosato move clear of Kakuryu

Yokozuna Hakuho and ozeki Kisenosato retained their perfect records through the ninth day at the Summer Grand Sumo Tournament on Monday. Ozeki Kakuryu trails at 8-1 after suffering his first defeat of the tournament, while yokozuna Harumafuji, ozeki Kotoshogiku and eighth-ranked maegashira Tokitenku follow at ...

Hakuho flattens Aran to kick off second week

Sumo / Basho Reports May 20, 2013

Hakuho flattens Aran to kick off second week

Hakuho kicked off the second week of action with another swashbuckling win to keep his unblemished record intact, mowing down Russian Aran at the Summer Grand Sumo Tournament on Sunday. The yokozuna, who inched closer in his bid for his 25th career title, is in ...

Hakuho tops Takarafuji to keep flawless record

Sumo / Basho Reports May 19, 2013

Hakuho tops Takarafuji to keep flawless record

Hakuho kept his eyes firmly on the prize and wrapped up the first week of the Summer Grand Sumo Tournament with another high-octane performance against Takarafuji on Saturday. His sights set on a 25th championship title, Hakuho put on a clinic in his first meeting ...

Harumafuji loses again

Sumo / Basho Reports May 17, 2013

Harumafuji loses again

Yokozuna Hakuho extended his perfect head-to-head record against struggling No. 2 maegashira Tochinoshin to 16 wins with another commanding performance at the Summer Grand Sumo Tournament on Thursday. But on a day of upsets in the upper ranks at Ryogoku Kokugikan, Harumafuji's tournament took another ...

Harumafuji stumbles on second day of basho

Sumo / Basho Reports May 14, 2013

Harumafuji stumbles on second day of basho

Yokozuna Harumafuji was sent to a shock defeat at the hands of Myogiryu on the second day of the Summer Grand Sumo Tournament on Monday. Hakuho beat the daylights out of Aminishiki to stay on course for his 25th career title after winning the spring ...

Hakuho victorious in Summer Basho opener

Sumo / Basho Reports May 13, 2013

Hakuho victorious in Summer Basho opener

Hakuho outfoxed Tochiozan to make a winning start in his bid for a 25th career title on Sunday, while yokozuna rival Harumafuji also won handsomely on the opening day of the Summer Grand Sumo Tournament. Hakuho won the spring meet in March with a flawless ...

Sumo Apr 26, 2013

Hakuho stays focused on matching Asashoryu's win total

Yokozuna Hakuho has set his sights on joining retired yokozuna Asashoryu in third place on the all- time championship list with 25 career titles by winning the Summer Grand Sumo Tournament. Hakuho, who won the spring title in March with a perfect 15-0 record, is ...