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  1. Harumafuji scandal

    I think Takanohana lost, for now. He's trying to take the power much sooner than the regular guys and miscalculated. He'll have to wait some 10+ years for some real power now.
  2. Harumafuji scandal

    Takanohana was suspended from jungyo during the basho I don't know if being suspended from jungyo was punishment or a gift
  3. Persistence Watch - 2017 edition

    Watching Hattorizakura fights remembers me of Gollum
  4. Promotion/Demotion and Yusho discussion Kyushu 2017

    God bless you man. I really love this thread each basho
  5. Harumafuji scandal

    Let me now if I'm too far the point. I'm reading a lot, trying to understand the things around this... it seems it doesn't matter for Ama what the real thing was - he is a Yokozuna and this scandal (being he framed ou not, being he right or not) is way below what are expected from the rank. He's doomed, whatever the result because of his rank and the scandal per si.
  6. Basho Talk Kyushu 2017 (SPOILERS)

    I cheer for Ama get his 10th Yusho. In this era (Hakuho's) that would be a major major feat. But, in fact, Hak's will get his 40th
  7. Basho Talk - Aki 2017 (SPOILERS)

    Ho, it wasn't the norm. It seems to be a transactional basho, one of that kind where the old guys started to "drop the mic" and the younglings still green. That and Goeido, for sure.
  8. Basho Talk - Aki 2017 (SPOILERS)

    All in all it was ok. Goueido didn't get an undeserved 2nd Yusho and Ama saved the day. Aminishiki goes back to his rightful place, Kotoshogiku returns to sanyaku. And Kaisei gets 9 wins
  9. Basho Talk - Aki 2017 (SPOILERS)

    I do, in my little brazilian heart, remember that basho when Ama did that thing (video below). And I hope for the same (twice) tomorrow.
  10. Basho Talk - Aki 2017 (SPOILERS)

    That would be Kaisei for sure
  11. I couldn't follow the argument. Akebono wins his first Yusho at 200 kg and his peak seems to be about 220 kg with 4 almost consecutive Yusho. With 180 kg he got "nothing" (as if a couple kimboshi and a fast travel to sanyaku could be called "nothing"). By the numbers, his peak is about 40kg above the mentioned 180 kg.
  12. Ura - Yokozuna Bandwagon

    Oh man, the tottari on HMF was nice, very very smart. That "I was just doing my sumo" surely hides lots of studing his oponents and training
  13. Basho Talk - Nagoya 2017 (SPOILERS)

    ... and Kaisei, for sure I just don't get the "Endo Hype" - the other new guys are much more promising. And Endo isn't a "new guy" with his 26y - Myogiryu was S with lots of sansho with that age. And for God's sake! We're watching history being made with the GOAT (I somewhat dislike the term... maybe GoS "God of Sumo" is better). We're truly lucky guys
  14. Basho Talk - Nagoya 2017 (SPOILERS)

    Well, second kyujo in 3 basho as Yokozuna for a 31y old guy. Not looking good