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Benihana last won the day on August 18 2019

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  1. Benihana

    Hatsu 2020 Basho Discussion (SPOILERS)

    Make an educated guess, but in 'hard mode' :)
  2. Benihana

    Terunofuji's health problems

    Well, Endo was at J13w, too and he got the nod with a 14-1 in his 3rd basho ever...
  3. Benihana

    Hatsu 2020 Basho Discussion (SPOILERS)

    Told you so. Goeido may have his last basho as Ozeki, at least for 4 months, maybe forever, but a ginboshi is a ginboshi and what a ginboshi it was! Tokushoryusho? He could equalize Dewaminato's record of a m17w yusho 01/1939. Back then they had only 13 bouts and only 2 basho per year. A Tokushoryusho would be worth far more, although Dewaminato had to beat 2 Komusubi. Shodai is the safest bet for a yusho. He still has to face Abi (4-4) and Daieisho (2-3), but he can handle both. Enjoyed watching him lose his pokerface. But i wouldn't count out the 6-3s. Many entertaining bouts this basho. Maybe not the best bouts, but entertaining. Plus at least one bout for future compilations. Could be worse :)
  4. Benihana

    Hatsu 2020 Basho Discussion (SPOILERS)

    Endo vs. Enho was even more fabulous than anticipated. #2 bout of the basho. Goeido better watch out.
  5. Benihana

    JWS Hatsu 2020

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    JWS Hatsu 2020

  7. Benihana

    Hatsu 2020 Basho Discussion (SPOILERS)

    It reminded me of his match vs. Shohozan, was it last basho? Shohozan punched him almost inconscious, but somehow the autopilot kicked in and he managed to win.
  8. Benihana

    Hatsu 2020 Basho Discussion (SPOILERS)

    Kudos to Enho for going head on, but it was stupid. Sometimes you have to dive and go for the legs, no matter what some grumpy ex-Yokozuna thinks of it. I thought Ikioi suffered from a leg injury, not brain damage. Does he even look what his opponents are doing or does he just blindly charge? Half a league, half a league... As much as i like Kakuryu, he should call it a career. I know, i know, he's got the flu (officially), but he handed out almost a third of his 31 kinboshi in just one year and he didn't even compete in all 6 basho. If he competes in march, he better be convincing. After Abi showed absolutely no resistance in yesterdays torinaoshi, i really didn't see that coming. Exciting basho, though.
  9. Benihana

    Hatsu 2020 Basho Discussion (SPOILERS)

    The bout i'm looking forward to the most, is Enho vs. Tochinoshin.
  10. Benihana

    Hatsu 2020 Basho Discussion (SPOILERS)

    How do you now carnival season is coming? Yep, right, Yokozuna handing out kinboshi left and right like candy. Both should visit Düsseldorf in February. Large japanese community and one of the 3 biggest carnival parades in Germany.
  11. Benihana

    Hatsu 2020 Basho Discussion (SPOILERS)

    I always thought the zabuton are thrown to cheer for the upsetter, like hats are thrown in the western hemisphere. In comparison to the Harumafuji-hop, i value this match even higher. But we have to acknowledge Hakuho's skills too, because any other wouldn't have survived the first leg trip.
  12. Benihana

    Hatsu 2020 Basho Discussion (SPOILERS)

    The colour works for Asanoyama, so why not give it a try. And it looks better on him than the golden one, neh?
  13. Benihana

    Hatsu 2020 Basho Discussion (SPOILERS)

    Yes ma'am :)
  14. Benihana

    Hatsu 2020 Basho Discussion (SPOILERS)

    If you're talkin astronomical years, yes, but since we're talkin years AD, no. -3, -2, -1, +1, +2, +3 EDIT: edited out my first comparison with reiwa era, because it was not quite correct. Reiwa 1 started on 01.05.2019, since 01.01.2020 we're in reiwa 2. According to your logic, since reiwa started, 2 years should have passed, but it's only 8 months and some days.