Kisenosato's stablemaster says embattled yokozuna will keep fighting

Sumo Jan 14, 2019

Kisenosato's stablemaster says embattled yokozuna will keep fighting

Despite equaling the record for the worst losing streak by a yokozuna, Kisenosato will compete on Day 3 of the New Year Grand Sumo Tournament, according to his stablemaster. Asked by reporters if the 32-year-old yokozuna would fight on Tuesday, stablemaster Tagonoura answered, "Yes, of ...

Kisenosato exits New Year Basho citing injuries

Sumo / Basho Reports Jan 19, 2018

Kisenosato exits New Year Basho citing injuries

Struggling yokozuna Kisenosato withdrew from his fifth consecutive tournament on Friday, a day after suffering a demoralizing fourth defeat at the ongoing New Year Grand Sumo Tournament. Although he pulled out citing injury, with just one tournament of perfect attendance in six meets at sumo's ...

Kisenosato hurts left ankle during loss to Ikioi

Sumo Jul 13, 2017

Kisenosato hurts left ankle during loss to Ikioi

Struggling yokozuna Kisenosato suffered a fresh injury blow when he hurt his left ankle at the Nagoya Grand Sumo Tournament on Thursday, casting doubts over whether he can continue wrestling at the 15-day meet. His stablemaster Tagonoura said the yokozuna had tests after Thursday's bout ...

Kisenosato good to go

Sumo Jul 6, 2017

Kisenosato good to go

Yokozuna Kisenosato, who missed the last five days of the summer tournament in May due to chest and arm muscle injuries, will compete in the upcoming Nagoya Grand Sumo Tournament, his stablemaster Tagonoura said Thursday. The 31-year-old grand champion's participation in the July 9-23 tournament ...

Tagonoura stablemates leading chase for title

Sumo / Basho Reports Mar 21, 2017

Tagonoura stablemates leading chase for title

New yokozuna Kisenosato improved to 10-0 on Tuesday, the 10th day of the Spring Grand Sumo Tournament, to retain his share of the lead with Tagonoura stablemate Takayasu. With five days left in the 15-day tourney at Edion Arena Osaka, Kisenosato, who won his first ...