Harumafuji tops rankings for Kyushu Basho

Oct 30, 2017

Harumafuji tops rankings for Kyushu Basho

Yokozuna Harumafuji, who won the Autumn Grand Sumo Tournament in September, will be the top-ranked wrestler at the Kyushu tourney getting under way on Nov. 12 in Fukuoka, according to rankings released Monday by the Japan Sumo Association. Up-and-coming Onosho, who upset Harumafuji, the lone ...

Goeido, Onosho, Daishomaru lead way at Autumn Basho

/ Sep 17, 2017

Goeido, Onosho, Daishomaru lead way at Autumn Basho

Ozeki Goeido and rank-and-filers Onosho and Daishomaru each improved their records to 7-1 on Sunday to retain a share of the lead midway through the Autumn Grand Sumo Tournament. Goeido took little time to bulldoze Mongolian komusubi Tamawashi (3-5) out of the dohyo ring at ...

Goeido outfoxes Onosho, ties for tournament lead at 5-1

/ Sep 15, 2017

Goeido outfoxes Onosho, ties for tournament lead at 5-1

Ozeki Goeido seized a share of the Autumn Grand Sumo Tournament lead on Friday, when he improved to 5-1 by knocking off previously unbeaten Onosho. The 21-year-old Onosho, fighting as a No. 3 maegashira in just his third tournament in the elite makuuchi division, showed ...

Unbeaten Onosho tops Harumafuji

/ Sep 14, 2017

Unbeaten Onosho tops Harumafuji

Onosho upset Harumafuji in his first match against a yokozuna on Thursday, becoming the only wrestler with a perfect 5-0 record at the Autumn Grand Sumo Tournament. The 21-year-old No. 3 maegashira dodged the yokozuna's forceful shoves and got him off balance before slapping him ...