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About ryafuji

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  1. ryafuji

    Hatsu Basho 2019 Discussion [SPOILERS]

    Myogiryu looked like a textbook shini-tai to me. That Hakuho bout was hilarious - reminded me of his escape against Takarafuji.
  2. ryafuji

    Long Kachikoshi Streaks - Hatsu 2019

    1. Daishoho MK 2. Tomokaze KK 3. Wakatakakage KK 4. Toyonoshima KK 5. Hoshoryu MK 6. Sakabayashi KK 7. Takakeisho 10-5 8. Myogiryu MK 9. Tochiozan MK 10. Yago KK 11. Terutsuyoshi MK 12. Enho KK TB 13
  3. ryafuji

    What happened with Homarenishiki?

    Really? I recall reading on the forum that Yamamotoyama resumed chanko duties when he fell from sekitori rank and Satoyama became Baruto's tsukebito again when he fell back to makushita. (although maybe that was because Onoe was a small heya with several sekitori who needed looking after).
  4. ryafuji

    Akebono gravely ill (activities thread)

    Well I'm glad it's not the other way around as I imagine his memories of sumo are much happier ones.
  5. ryafuji

    Hatsu 2019 weigh in- way out!!

    Who is the heaviest active rikishi?
  6. ryafuji

    Takanoiwa hits his tsukebito

    Would love an answer to this.... just saying.
  7. ryafuji

    Trivia bits

    Musashimaru also never had a make-koshi without a withdrawal as a sekitori. In his case, he didn't have any withdrawals either until after he became a yokozuna.
  8. ryafuji

    Takanoiwa hits his tsukebito

    Why 0%? Harumafuji still had one.
  9. ryafuji

    Age limits

    American English maybe. Certainly not in the UK.
  10. Gotta be Chiyonokuni vs Shohozan.
  11. I read the whole post. That sentence still gave the impression, to me anyway, that you were correcting a supposed "error" in John Gunning's article.
  12. ryafuji

    Takanohana resigns

    That's how all the old English language sumo books translate it.
  13. Jeez, how pedantic. Anyway, it's still their first. First and only.
  14. ryafuji

    Takanohana resigns

    I believe it's Keiko.
  15. ryafuji

    Satoyama Intai

    He holds the record for the longest ever gap betwwen makuuchi tournaments - after being demoted from makuuchi in July 2007 it took him 37 basho to return in January 2014. He never managed a makuuchi kachi-koshi in six attempts but you are correct that he managed to stay in the sekitori ranks from September 2012 until July 2017, a remarkable run for someone of his size and age.