Benihana

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Benihana last won the day on June 5 2016

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About Benihana

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  • Birthday 28/06/1979

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  1. Benihana

    Rikishi Status Natsu 2019

    Well, i can't find any major flaws. I know that some of these things indeed work (floating/cryo). I don't know enough about that infrared/laser-thing to judge, but it appears legit on first read. Methods like these aren't used for no reason all over the world. It's 2019, players are worth millions, if not dozens of millions of euros. A good team doctor would never do anything that could harm the players. Sumo compared to that is stuck in the middle ages. Guys like legendary Dr.Müller-Wohlfahrt of Bayern Munich would go absolutely berzerk (and actually he did go full berzerk) if a football coach did to his players what is business as usual in sumo and that for a good reason. We praise Naruto-Oyakata for his plans on improving nutrition and changing training methods. But compared to what is standard even in obscure amateur sports here in Germany, it's just laughable. Look at Terunofuji. Something like that should never happen in any sport, last in the highest league of a national institution. Be a brave little warrior, walk it off...baka.
  2. Benihana

    Natsu basho 2019 discussions [SPOILERS]

    So much fun today watching the small guys effing around with the bis guys. Ura already was like an eel, but Enho tops it again and again.
  3. Benihana

    Rikishi Status Natsu 2019

    oh yes
  4. Benihana

    Rikishi Status Natsu 2019

    Courtesy of Takakeisho being stupid enough showing up.
  5. Benihana

    Natsu basho 2019 discussions [SPOILERS]

    As soon as you step on the dohyo with an injury it is 100% your fault if your opponent tries to exploit that injury. This is a serious competition, not indoor-halma.
  6. Benihana

    JWS Natsu 2019

    Day 9 Yutakayama
  7. Benihana

    Natsu basho 2019 discussions [SPOILERS]

    Same here. Dear Mitakeumi, the gyoji should be treated like air. Please remember next time.
  8. Benihana

    Dohyo Sizes

    Didn't i read somewhere, that even Kisenosato said it happened before the fall? Can't find the thread. This discussion will never end without a professional study. Albeit i'm 100% sure the dohyo on level with tatami will reduce injuries from leaving the dohyo uncontrolled. And think about the spectators. No more fatalanches threatening to squish you. If you take away the first rank for visibility purposes, belt-battles on the tawara will end on a tatami, not on someone and run-ins will also be reduced. But since this is sumo i don't expect anything of this even to be taken into consideration in the next decade century.
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    JWS Natsu 2019

    Day 8 Kyokushuho
  10. Benihana

    Natsu basho 2019 discussions [SPOILERS]

    mbovo is online now. Terutsutuyoshi enhoed Enho
  11. Benihana

    Natsu basho 2019 discussions [SPOILERS]

    No, not cupping. The marks are band aids. I think they cut out eczema or something alike.
  12. Benihana

    Natsu basho 2019 discussions [SPOILERS]

    No. This is sumo. Tochinoshin's behind looks like he sat on a porcupine...or went hunting with Dick Cheney, but his sumo is strong. Please don't blow that knee again. Enho is amazing. I said it in the past and i will say it again: +10cm +20kg = Chiyonofuji 2.0. Such a shame. Ichinojo A why hast thou forsaken us? Despite his loss today you can see Abi upped his game a fair notch. Will be interesting to see how the upper ranks compared to Aki 2018 http://sumodb.sumogames.de/Rikishi_basho.aspx?r=12094&b=201809
  13. Benihana

    Kurashiki -- source of mawashi?

    http://www.kurakin.jp/en/material.html Section sail cloth.
  14. Benihana

    Natsu basho 2019 discussions [SPOILERS]

    Nope, grabbing the crackstrap is totally legal. On the front it'd be no-no.
  15. Benihana

    Trump coming to the basho

    Google trump sumo and click on pics. Then compare to trump tennis. To be honest, a mawashi would suit him much better than a tennis outfit. Pictures of him and Chris Christie getting it on on the dohyo just flashed through my mind.