Ozeki Takakeisho withdraws from New Year meet

Sumo Jan 19, 2021

Ozeki Takakeisho withdraws from New Year meet

Ozeki Takakeisho pulled out of the New Year Grand Sumo Tournament on Tuesday following a run of poor results that wiped out his bid for promotion to the sport's highest rank of yokozuna. According to his stablemaster Tokiwayama, the 24-year-old Takakeisho injured his ankle on ...

<i>Ozeki</i> Takakeisho goes down again on Day 2 of New Year Basho

Sumo / Basho Reports Jan 11, 2021

Ozeki Takakeisho goes down again on Day 2 of New Year Basho

Ozeki Takakeisho suffered an upset Monday against rank-and-file opponent Daieisho as he opened the New Year Grand Sumo Tournament with back-to-back losses. Fellow ozeki Asanoyama (1-1) bounced back from an opening-day defeat, while the other ozeki, Shodai, worked hard to remain perfect on Day 2 ...