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#1 Kintamayama

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Posted 05 February 2012 - 13:58

The 36th Ozumo one-day knock-out tournament was held today at the KKan. Hakuhou won it for the third time, showing some hearty techniques like yobimodoshi (against Myougiryuu)and tsukaminage ( against Takanoyama, a technique not see in the sekitori bouts in honbasho since 1957..). He then beat Kisenosato in the semis with uwatenage, and beat Goueidou (who beat him in the semis last time) by kakenage after being morozashied and pushed to the edge. Purse-2,500,000 yen. "If that would have happened during a hon-basho I would have lost.. I'll use this as a springboard to regain the yusho in Haru" he said later. Baruto lost in the quarterfinals to Toyonoshima, who buried himself in Baruto's body and pushed him out. "My tachiai was lame.. I was wondering what to do.. I may have been overzealous in my effort to win the tournament. Anyhow, shonichi will be a fresh start.." he said. "I was three millimeters from those 2,500,000 yen.." lamented Goueidou.

The tsukaminage against Takanoyama (Hey, looks like he donned his golden mawashi for the tournament..):
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The kakenage against Goueidou:
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Hakuhou receiving the cup and what looks like a gigantic parking ticket (by the look on his face) from Oguruma Oyakata:
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Edited by Kintamayama, 05 February 2012 - 16:22.

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#2 Washuyama

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Posted 05 February 2012 - 16:16

I wish Hakuho would wear that gold/yellow mawashi more often...

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Posted 05 February 2012 - 18:54

Admittedly, I've never seen either of them, but doesn't it look more like yaguranage?

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Posted 05 February 2012 - 18:56

Love it when someone uses a rarely seen technique! Hope Hakuho can use some rare stuff during the next basho...
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Posted 05 February 2012 - 19:17

Admittedly, I've never seen either of them, but doesn't it look more like yaguranage?

It depends on Takanoyama's direction of travel. If he is moving forward, it is yaguranage. If backward, tsukaminage.
 So ..... What is the speed of dark? 

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Posted 05 February 2012 - 19:53

Admittedly, I've never seen either of them, but doesn't it look more like yaguranage?

It depends on Takanoyama's direction of travel. If he is moving forward, it is yaguranage. If backward, tsukaminage.

And if skyward, omigoshinage.

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Posted 05 February 2012 - 20:26

Video of Hakuho's tsukaminage

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Posted 05 February 2012 - 20:55

And if skyward, omigoshinage.

If straight down, oshitanage. :-)
 So ..... What is the speed of dark? 

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Posted 05 February 2012 - 20:58

Wow, looks like a body slam. :-)

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Posted 05 February 2012 - 22:07

8303 spectators. "I hoped to face him.. It was fun. We faced each other at keiko, but the atmosphere here was different. It was a great learning experience. I'd love to face him at honbasho. To that end, I will be gambarizing even more at keiko!!" said Takanoyama after his bout with the Yokozuna.
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Posted 06 February 2012 - 00:32



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Posted 11 February 2013 - 23:34

And sorry again for digging up an old thread, more complete results:

1st Round (prelim):
L  Tochinoshin  Aran         W
W  Aoiyama      Gagamaru     L
L  Kaisei       Daido        W
W  Sadanofuji   Kyokushuho   L
W  Fujiazuma    Yoshiazuma   L
L  Shohozan     Tochiozan    W
W  Nionoumi     Sagatsukasa  L
L  Asasekiryu   Tokitenku    W
L  Tosayutaka   Takanoyama   W

2nd Round (last 32):
W  Baruto       Homasho      L
W  Aran         Yoshikaze    L
W  Takekaze     Okinoumi     L
L  Tenkaiho     Toyonoshima  W
L  Kotooshu     Aoiyama      W
W  Goeido       Daido        L
W  Wakakoyu     Sadanofuji   L
L  Kitataiki    Kotoshogiku  W
W  Kisenosato   Miyabiyama   L
L  Fujiazuma    Takayasu     W
W  Tochiozan    Tochinowaka  L
L  Nionoumi     Harumafuji   W
W  Kakuryu      Tokitenku    L
L  Aminishiki   Myogiryu     W
L  Kyokutenho   Takanoyama   W
L  Toyohibiki   Hakuho       W

3rd Round (last 16):
W  Baruto       Aran         L
L  Takekaze     Toyonoshima  W
L  Aoiyama      Goeido       W
L  Wakakoyu     Kotoshogiku  W
W  Kisenosato   Takayasu     L
L  Tochiozan    Harumafuji   W
L  Kakuryu      Myogiryu     W
L  Takanoyama   Hakuho       W

QF:
L  Baruto       Toyonoshima  W
W  Goeido       Kotoshogiku  L
W  Kisenosato   Harumafuji   L
L  Myogiryu     Hakuho       W

SF:
L  Toyonoshima  Goeido       W
L  Kisenosato   Hakuho       W

F:
L  Goeido       Hakuho       W


#13 Mukonoso

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Posted 12 February 2013 - 00:33

Admittedly, I've never seen either of them, but doesn't it look more like yaguranage?

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Whatever it is, it looks very painful.


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