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  1. Tsubame

    Makunouchi yushos in 2021

    Y Hakuho (1), O/Y Takakeisho (3) S Mitakeumi (1) M Terunofuji (1)
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    Hakuho - 17th annual poll!

    one Yusho two good bBashos, but alot of kyujos a good 13 win streak in a single basho no zensho yes, in Aki 2021
  3. You forgot Terunofuji on the list. I am curious... Am I the only one NOT seeing Terunofuji returning to ozeki? He is now in a (banzuke) position, where he has to fight the best sumotori on a regular basis. And his fightig style relys heavily on strength and force. I cannot see his body maintaining top performance over three bashos for 33 wins or even more. Is he someone to recon with for a yusho? Definitely, yes. But returning to ozeki-hood? No. I just cannot see this.
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    This IS the July 2020 Basho thread!! Spoilers!!

    He has shown this strange non-squat tachi-ai for a couple of days now.
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    Promotion/Demotion and Yusho discussion Haru 2020

    Only one of the seven others didn't made it to yokozuna. So, quite a nice company he is joining there. #FiringUpTheHopes
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    Haru 2020 Basho Discussion (SPOILERS)

    When do we start talking about Aoiyamas yusho and the beginning of his ozeki run? #justkidding
  7. Not exactly, as he doesn't raise his hand up in the air in the second part of the dohoyo-iri before the last "stomp", but rather hold his kesho-mawashi with both hands. It is only a marginal variation, a henka, but this observation brought me this this question. As compared to Wakanohana III, you will not see this position or part at the end:
  8. As the title already said: Could there be a new third Hakuho-style dohyo-iri? As Hakuho is already slightly altering his original picked Shiranui-style, I wonder now for quite some time, if it is possible that he will intruduce an unique dohyo-iri style someday?! As far as I know there should be no rule that explicitly forbits a new style, or am I wrong? And as he is where he is, I can totally imagine that he wants to have his very own style. So I am curious: what are you thinking about this matter?!
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    Hatsu 2020 Basho Discussion (SPOILERS)

    When does the Tokushoryu-Next-Ozeki-Hypetrain depart?
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    Hatsu 2020 Basho Discussion (SPOILERS)

    It has to be. With set 42 rikishi in Makuuchi, there is no lower rank then M17w possible.
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    Hatsu 2020 Basho Discussion (SPOILERS)

    I guess Endo forgot to engage Basho-mode today...
  12. Tsubame

    2019 Aki Basho Discussion (spoiler alert!)

    With Tochinoshin being MK tomorrow, he will be trading places with Takakeisho (S <-> O) twice this year!
  13. Tsubame

    2019 Aki Basho Discussion (spoiler alert!)

    Since when it is not acceptable to lose against a certain rikishi?! What strange standard is that?!
  14. Tsubame

    2019 Aki Basho Discussion (spoiler alert!)

    Are you implying that he finally starts his ozeki-run?!
  15. Tsubame

    Nagoya 2019 Discussion (here be spoilers)

    The correct answer has to be 20%. Hakuho gave away 20 kinboshi alltogether. And only four of them to fellow mongolian: Shotenryu, Arawashi, Takanoiwa and today Ichinojo. http://sumodb.sumogames.de/Query_bout.aspx?show_form=0&shikona1=hakuho&rank1=y&onlyl1=on&shusshin2=59&rank2=m