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  1. Joaoiyama

    Kyushu Basho 2018 Discussion [SPOILERS]

    Kise slipped while he was trying to slap, it got sloppy and he flopped.
  2. Last basho of 2018, let's make it a good one !
  3. When will the sansho come ?
  4. Joaoiyama

    Oosunaarashi to join Rizin MMA

    I guess the freakshow fights are back, good, i missed the PRIDE days.
  5. Joaoiyama

    Oosunaarashi to join Rizin MMA

    He will probably beat Sapp easily, but in any other situation i believe he would gass out. The fight to make is Osunaarashi vs Baruto.
  6. Damn i could feel the taste of victory, i did have a good winning streak in there but i got too greedy the last days. Good job eveyone, good luck next basho!
  7. Joaoiyama

    Aki Basho 2018 Discussion [SPOILERS]

    Enho can do better than ishiura because he doesn't try to do big man sumo at all unlike ishiura who forgets everyone is 50kilos(110lbs) heavier than him, Enho does need to get bigger but his skillset is phenomenal and with Hakuho mentoring him great things could be coming from the little guy.
  8. Joaoiyama

    Aki Basho 2018 Discussion [SPOILERS]

    My favorite of all time together with Tomonohana, my dreams would come true if a guy like Takayasu or Tochinoshin learned striking techniques and witty throws/trips, the game would change. Striking in sumo is just unexplored but if harite is used right it becomes a great weapon, it shouldn't be illegal because you put yourself in a dangerous position after a slap so it isn't all that great of a weapon compared to pushing and belt techniques because it's a fight where you can't give an inch of space to your opponent, headbutts shouldn't be illegal either because you'll end up making the match start like Ssireum, chest to chest with both grips. So by making such things illegal you are taking away what makes sumo, sumo.
  9. Joaoiyama

    Aurora breaks the record and Aki weigh-in

    It's a crucial time for sumo, the world is evolving by the second. It's not only about food intake but about injuries too, most of rikishi fight through injuries that they will have to carry for the rest of their life because they weren't treated. We need no more stubborness from all the sumo world not only the kyokai, health needs to be the primary princible of such tradition or the weight on the sumo world's shoulders will have them crumbled just like Oorora, Terunofuji and many others.
  10. I'm very happy with my consistency now, getting a hold of the game. Thanks for the standings!!!
  11. Joaoiyama

    Aki Basho 2018 Discussion [SPOILERS]

    Hakuho woke Ichinojo up, i learned today that Kisenosato can't hold against pushing attacks so his only chances are to get the mawashi, his opponents will be Mitakeumi, Goeido, Kakuryu and Hakuho. Gives me goosebumps thinking about how this basho might end. Tochinoshin is looking impressive even though he lost some along the way, no one is stronger than him but that also shows how good Kisenosato is on the mawashi. Hakuho won the match before it started, Takayasu was shook, didn't know what to do. Should've been a matta but Takayasu didn't even go for the tachi-ai he just stood there and waited for Hakuho. Could Takanoiwa steal the show again ?
  12. Joaoiyama

    Aki Basho 2018 Discussion [SPOILERS]

    He is not looking terrible but he was supposed to be established by now, getting KK but looking the opposite of impressive is a sign of unreached potential. Indeed he is consistant with the numbers but his variable perfomances are a shame to watch considering his potential. Now i disagree on the weight subject, if he was in a better shape it's likely that a 10 win record would've happened at sanyaku because he doesn't know how to use his current huge frame. Even when he beats some top guys he loses to random guys like he's just another rikishi destined to journey through maegashira ranks. A better condition means losing some fat and building some muscle, the weight will come down sure but the point is what he can or can't do with his body mass, it amazes me that guys like Shohozan can yorikiri Ichinojo the same basho he beats Hakuho. Lack of mobility is his greatest flaw and such huge frame surely doesn't help.
  13. Joaoiyama

    Aki Basho 2018 Discussion [SPOILERS]

    Ichinojo is too big right now, his mobility must be compromised and he needs to be stronger not bigger. 225 kilos still geting pushed out regularly is a sign that things are not working that well, he should be around 180 to 190 kilos with muscle mass. At 25 years old he is a young man with a lot more sumo years in front of him, he needs to think ahead of time to see how he wants to be 7/8 years from now, debilitated with health problems duo to excessive weight or strong and healthy with a good career ? I believe he will somehow get his mojo back and return or evolve to Ichimojo form.
  14. Joaoiyama

    Aki Basho 2018 Discussion [SPOILERS]

    By no means it's right for him to push further than needed when it's a clear win, injuries can happen to the rikishi and the people around the dohyo also makes him look bad to some. I remember a video of 18 or 19 year old Hakuho getting roughed up in keiko by Asashoryu, Kakuryu also got a lot of dame-oshi by Hakuho and Harumafuji even before he was an Ozeki. I believe it's their way of motivating each other to go harder, not saying it's a mongolian only thing but the Asashoryu era was based around this mindset.
  15. Joaoiyama

    Aki Basho 2018 Discussion [SPOILERS]

    I actually think he was mad and disappointed at Ichinojo for giving him an easy win, when Ichinojo went for the left over grip the match was over and you could see the anger on Hakuho's face.