Despite goofball reputation, Takamisakari had solid career

Sumo Mar 10, 2020

Despite goofball reputation, Takamisakari had solid career

by John Gunning

When Takamisakari called it a day back in 2013, this paper carried a headline declaring that the "clown prince of sumo" had retired, while Kyodo News opened with a line that called the former komusubi's pre-bout rituals "goofball antics." Those were somewhat harsh assessments, as ...