Kakuryu and Kaisei stay perfect at Spring Basho

Sumo / Basho Reports Mar 18, 2018

Kakuryu and Kaisei stay perfect at Spring Basho

Yokozuna Kakuryu and No. 6 maegashira Kaisei each won on Sunday to remain unbeaten and in the lead on the eighth day of the Spring Grand Sumo Tournament. The only yokozuna in the 15-day competition at Edion Arena Osaka following the withdrawals of Hakuho and ...

Kakuryu, Kaisei improve to 7-0 at Spring Basho

Sumo / Basho Reports Mar 17, 2018

Kakuryu, Kaisei improve to 7-0 at Spring Basho

Yokozuna Kakuryu survived a scare to remain unbeaten and tied for the lead on Saturday, the seventh day of the Spring Grand Sumo Tournament. After a string of comprehensive wins, the Mongolian was forced back to the straw after a strong initial slapping barrage by ...

Legend Hakuho earns  1,000th career victory

Sumo / Basho Reports Nov 15, 2016

Legend Hakuho earns 1,000th career victory

Yokozuna Hakuho reached a milestone Tuesday, picking up his 1,000th career win by defeating No. 2 maegashira Kaisei on the third day of the Kyushu Grand Sumo Tournament. Ozeki Goeido also kept the pace, thrusting second-ranked maegashira Yoshikaze down onto his knees with a side ...

Hakuho takes sole lead

Sumo / Basho Reports May 22, 2015

Hakuho takes sole lead

Mongolian yokozuna Hakuho came roaring back from a shock defeat to beat ozeki Kotoshogiku on Friday and seize sole possession of the lead at the Summer Grand Sumo Tournament with two rounds of bouts remaining. Overnight co-leader Kaisei lost for the second day in a ...

Hakuho, Kaisei lose, remain tied for lead

Sumo / Basho Reports May 21, 2015

Hakuho, Kaisei lose, remain tied for lead

Mongolian yokozuna Hakuho squandered the chance to seize sole possession of the lead with a shock defeat to ozeki Goeido at the Summer Grand Sumo Tournament on Thursday. Overnight co-leader Kaisei suffered his second loss of the tournament at the hands of fellow maegashira Aoiyama, ...