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Top 10 Sumo Records July 2020

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While we are still in the midst of the Covid pandemic, sumo managed to provide us with a very entertaining and suspenseful basho all the way up to the end! To cap it off, we had cinderella story to rival that of Tokushoryu's yusho back in January. Who would have thought that almost two years ago that Terunofuji would ever return to the top division, let alone win the yusho in his first basho back? Raise a glass to this one of a kind wrestler! And now my friends without further ado, the top 10 sumo records for July 2020!

 

Batch 1: Makuuchi Yusho (since the implementation of the yusho system in 1909)

Most Makuuchi Yusho (all time)

1. 44 - Hakuho
2. 32 - Taiho
3. 31 - Chiyonofuji
4. 25 - Asashoryu
5. 24 - Kitanoumi
6. 22 - Takanohana
7. 14 - Wajima
8. 12 - Futabayama
8. 12 - Musashimaru
10. 11 - Akebono

*Currently active yusho winners: 

1. 44 - Hakuho
2. 6 - Kakuryu
3. 2 - Mitakeumi
3. 2 - Terunofuji
5. 1 - Kotoshogiku
5. 1 - Tochinoshin
5. 1 - Takakeisho
5. 1 - Tamawashi
5. 1 - Asanoyama
5. 1 - Tokushoryu

 

Most Makuuchi Zensho (Undefeated) Yusho (all time)

1. 15 - Hakuho
2. 8 - Futabayama
2. 8 - Taiho
4. 7 - Tachiyama
4. 7 - Kitanoumi
4. 7 - Chiyonofuji
7. 6 - Tochigiyama
8. 5 - Asashoryu
9. 4 - Tsunenohana
9. 4 - Haguroyama
9. 4 - Takanohana II

*Currently active zensho yusho winners

1. 15 - Hakuho

 

Most Consecutive Yusho (all time)

1. 7 - Asashoryu (11/2004~11/2005)
1. 7 - Hakuho (3/2010~5/2011)
3. 6 - Taiho (7/1962~5/1963)
3. 6 - Taiho (3/1966~1/1967)
3. 6 - Hakuho (5/2014~3/2015)
6. 5 - Futabayama (5/1936~5/1938)
6. 5 - Kitanoumi (1/1978~9/1978)
6. 5 - Chiyonofuji (5/1986~1/1987)

 

Most Yusho Ketteisen (playoffs)

1. 10 - Hakuho (6-4)
1. 10 - Takanohana (5-5)
3. 8 - Kitanoumi (3-5)
4. 7 - Akebono (4-3)
4. 7 - Musashimaru (1-6)
6. 6 - Chiyonofuji (6-0)
6. 6 - Asashoryu (5-1)
6. 6 - Taiho (4-2)
9. 5 - Hokutoumi (3-2)
10. 4 - Wajima (3-1)
10. 4 - Takanonami (2-2)
10. 4 - Sadanoyama (1-3)
10. 4 - Wakanohana III (1-3)

*Active rikishi who have been in Ketteisen

1. 10 (6-4) - Hakuho
2. 3 (1-2) Kakuryuu
3. 2 (0-2) Terunofuji
4. 1 (1-0) Mitakeumi
4. 1 (0-1) Goeido
4. 1 (0-1) Tochiozan (RETIRED JULY 2020)
4. 1 (0-1) Toyonoshima
4. 1 (0-1) Takakeisho

 

Most Makuuchi Yusho (Rikishi who did not make Yokozuna)

1. 5 - Kaio
2. 3 - Shimizugawa, Konishiki, Chiyotaikai, Tochiazuma II
6. 2 - Toyokuni, Masuiyama I, Kaiketsu, Takanohana I, Kotokaze, Hokutenyu, Wakashimazu, Kotonishiki, Takanonami, Mitakeumi, Terunofuji

*Kotononishiki and Mitakeumi did not make Ozeki

 

Lowest Makuuchi Yusho Winners (All Time)

1. M17W - Dewaminato (Hatsu 1939, 13-0)
1. M17W - Tokushoryu (Hatsu 2020, 14-1)
3. M17E - Terunofuji (July 2020, 13-2) (NEW ENTRY)
4. M14E - Ryogoku (Natsu 1914, 9-0-1)
4. M14E - Tamanoumi (Kyushu 1957, 15-0)
4. M14E - Takatoriki (Haru 2000, 13-2)
7. M13W - Sadanoyama (Natsu 1961, 12-3)
8. M13E - Kotofuji (Nagoya 1991, 14-1)
9. M12W - Tagaryu (Aki 1984, 13-2)
9. M12W - Kotonishiki (Kyushu 1998, 14-1)

 

Fastest Makuuchi Yusho from Pro Debut (Excludes Makushita & Sandanme Tsukedashi, since 1958)

1. 24 - Takahanada (3/1988~1/1992) *1
1. 24 - Asashoryu (1/1998~11/2002)
3. 25 - Terunofuji (5/2011~5/2015)
4. 26 - Akebono (3/1988~5/1992)
4. 26 - Takakeisho (7/2014~11/2018)
6. 30 - Musashimaru (9/1989~7/1994)
7. 31 - Wakahanada (3/1988~3/1993)
8. 32 - Hakuho (7/2000~5/2006)
9. 34 - Kotooshu (3/2002~5/2008)
10. 38 - Chiyotaikai (11/1992~1/1999)

*1 - Takanohana II
*2 - Wakanohana III

 

Fastest Makuuchi Yusho from Pro Debut (Makushita Tsukedashi)

1. 15 - Wajima (1/1970~5/1972)
2. 16 - Kotomitsuki (3/1999~9/2001)
3. 21 - Dejima (3/1996~7/1999)
3. 21 - Mitakeumi (3/2015~7/2018)

 

Fastest Makuuchi Yusho from Pro Debut (Sandanme Tsukedashi)

1. 20 - Asanoyama (3/2016~5/2019)

 

Most Makuuchi Yusho per Heya

1. 52 - Kokonoe 
2. 51 - Dewanoumi
3. 46 - Takasago
3. 46 - Miyagino *4
5. 42 - Nishonoseki *1, *4
6. 40 - Futagoyama *2, *4
7. 27 - Hanakago *3
8. 26 - Mihogaseki *3
9. 23 - Tatsunami
10. 14 - Sadogatake *4

*1 - Original incarnation of heya ceased operations, name revived in 2014 incarnation
*2 - Became known as Takanohana beya, does not include 2 yusho won by Takahanada, who was in Fujishima beya before Fujishima and Futagoyama merged. No relation to the current Fujishima beya, ceased operations after Aki 2018
*3 - Ceased operations and has not been revived
*4 - Actual numbers may vary based on sources. Information kept by the Nihon Sumo Kyokai and numbers that are provided by NHK may be different

 

Most Jun-Yusho

1. 22 - Hakuho
2. 16 - Kitanoumi
2. 16 - Takanohana II
4. 15 - Kashiwado
5. 14 - Wajima
5. 14 - Wakanohana II
5. 14 - Musashimaru
8. 13 - Akebono
9. 12 - Taiho
9. 12 - Tamanoumi
9. 12 - Kisenosato

*Active Rikishi with Jun-Yusho

1. 22 - Hakuho
2. 8 - Kakuryu
3. 5 - Toyonoshima
4. 4 - Terunofuji
4. 4 - Tochinoshin
4. 4 - Takayasu
7. 3 - Kotoshogiku
7. 3 - Takakeisho
9. 2 - Kaisei
9. 2 - Ichinojo
9. 2 - Shodai
9. 2 - Asanoyama
13. 1 - Aoiyama, Endo, Gagamaru, Hokutofuji, Ikioi, Shohozan, Sokokurai, Takanosho, Takarafuji, Tamawashi, Terutsuyoshi, Tochiozan, Tokushoryu, Toyohibiki, Yutakayama

 

Most Juryo Yusho

1. 5 - Masurao
2. 4 - Asanobori, Onishiki, Banryuyama, Hoo, Oginohana II, Wakanosato
8. 3 - Wakanokuni, Oshio, Shishiho, Washuyama, Wakasegawa, Kushimaumi, Daizen, Kinkaiyama, Baruto, Tochinoshin, Toyohibiki, Myogiryu

July 2020 Winner: Meisei

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Batch 2: Wins

Most Career Wins (All-Time)

1. 1170 - Hakuho
2. 1047 - Kaio
3. 1045 - Chiyonofuji
4. 964 - Oshio
5. 951 - Kitanoumi
6. 927 - Kyokutenho
7. 914 - Wakanosato
8. 907 - Aminishiki
9. 872 - Taiho
10. 860 - Terao

*Active rikishi with 700+ career wins: 

1. 1170 - Hakuho
2. 825 - Kotoshogiku

3. 785 - Kakuryu
4. 703 - Toyonoshima (RETIRED Haru 2020)

 

Most Makuuchi Wins (All-Time)

1. 1076 - Hakuho
2. 879 - Kaio
3. 807 - Chiyonofuji
4. 804- Kitanoumi
5. 746 - Taiho
6. 716 - Kotoshogiku
7. 714 - Kisenosato
8. 712 - Harumafuji
9. 706 - Musashimaru
10. 701 - Takanohana

*Active rikishi with 600+ makuuchi wins:

1. 1076 - Hakuho
2. 716 - Kotoshogiku

3. 645 - Kakuryu

 

Most Wins in a Calendar Year (90 bouts)

1. 86 - Hakuho (2009)
1. 86 - Hakuho (2010)
3. 84 - Asashoryu (2005)
4. 82 - Kitanoumi (1978)
4. 82 - Hakuho (2013)
6. 81 - Taiho (1963)
6. 81 - Hakuho (2014)
8. 80 - Kitanoumi (1977)
8. 80 - Chiyonofuji (1985)
8. 80 - Takanohana II (1994)
8. 80 - Takanohana II (1995)

 

Most Consecutive Wins (All-Time)

1. 69 - Futabayama (Day 4, Haru 1936~Day 4, Haru 1939)
2. 63 - Tanikaze (October 1777~February 1782)
2. 63 - Hakuho (Day 14, Hatsu 2010~Day 2, Kyushu 2010)
4. 58 - Umegatani I (April 1876~January 1881)
5. 56 - Tachiyama (Day 9, Haru 1912~Day 7, Natsu 1916)
6. 53 - Chiyonofuji (Day 7, Natsu 1988~Day 15, Kyushu 1988)
7. 45 - Taiho (Day 2, Aki 1968~Day 2, Haru 1969)

 

Most Consecutive Wins from Pro Debut (Modern Era)

1. 27 - Jokoryu
2. 26 - Itai
2. 26 - Tochiazuma II
4. 24 - Motobayashi
5. 22 - Tokitenku
6. 21 - Kototenzan
6. 21 - Enho
8. 20 - Akiseyama
8. 20 - Tsurugisho
10. 19 - Konishiki
10. 19 - Daishoyama
10. 19 - Roho
10. 19 - Sakaizawa
10. 19 - Ishiura

*Hokuseiho is on a 7 match win streak as of July 2020
*Shinohara's streak stopped at 9 wins on day 5 of July 2020

 

Most Wins as Yokozuna (All-Time)

1. 882 - Hakuho
2. 670 - Kitanoumi
3. 625 - Chiyonofuji
4. 622 - Taiho
5. 466 - Wajima
6. 463 - Asashoryu
7. 432 - Akebono
8. 429 - Takanohana II
9. 407 - Kashiwado
10. 292 - Tochinishiki

*Active Yokozuna: 

1. 882 - Hakuho
2. 266 - Kakuryu

 

Most Wins as Ozeki

1. 524 - Kaio
2. 515 - Chiyotaikai
3. 422 - Takanohana I
4. 378 - Hokutenyuu
4. 378 - Kotooshu
6. 353 - Musashimaru
6. 353 - Takanonami
8. 345 - Konishiki
9. 332 - Kisenosato
10. 301 - Yutakayama

*Active Ozeki: 

1. 38 - Takakeisho
2. 12 - Asanoyama

*Active former Ozeki:

1. 256 - Kotoshogiku
2. 113 - Takayasu
3. 96 - Terunofuji
4. 35 - Tochinoshin

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Batch 3: Bouts

Most Career Bouts (All-Time)

1. 1891 - Oshio
2. 1870 - Kyokutenho
3. 1805 - Aminishiki
4. 1795 - Terao
5. 1731 - Kaio
6. 1691 - Wakanosato
7. 1654 - Takamiyama
8. 1630 - Aobajo
9. 1613 - Fujizakura
10. 1575 - Akinoshima

Active rikishi with 1400+ bouts:

1. 1479 - Kotoshogiku
2. 1408 - Hanakaze
3. 1407 - Hakuho (NEW ENTRY)

 

Most Makuuchi Bouts

1. 1470 - Kyokutenho
2. 1444 - Kaio
3. 1430 - Takamiyama
4. 1399 - Aminishiki
5. 1378 - Terao
6. 1321 - Kotoshogiku
7. 1283 - Akinoshima
8. 1265 - Hakuho
9. 1260 - Kotonowaka
10. 1257 - Takekaze

Active rikishi with 1100+ makuuchi bouts: 

1. 1321 - Kotoshogiku
2. 1265 - Hakuho

3. 1132 - Tochiozan (RETIRED July 2020)

 

Most Consecutive Career Bouts (All-Time)

1. 1630 - Aobajo
2. 1543 - Fujizakura
3. 1456 - Takatoriki
4. 1425 - Takamiyama
5. 1367 - Dairyugawa
6. 1359 - Terao
7. 1316 - Toyonoumi
8. 1297 - Hidanohana
9. 1271 - Tamawashi (NEW ENTRY)
10. 1267 - Ozutsu

*For current ozumo streaks please see the link below:
http://www.sumoforum.net/forums/topic/36862-ozumo-consecutive-match-tracker/

 

Most Consecutive Makuuchi Bouts

1. 1231 - Takamiyama
2. 1170 - Ozutsu
3. 1065 - Kurohimeyama
4. 1063 - Terao
5. 1024 - Hasegawa
6. 975 - Takatoriki
7. 945 - Ohikari
8. 885 - Aonosato
8. 885 - Tochihikari
10. 863 - Kitanoumi

*For current streaks in Makuuchi please see the link below:
http://www.sumoforum.net/forums/topic/36454-makuuchi-consecutive-match-tracker/

 

Most Bouts as Yokozuna

1. 1002 - Hakuho
2. 818 - Kitanoumi
3. 730 - Chiyonofuji
4. 716 - Taiho
5. 600 - Wajima
6. 550 - Akebono
6. 550 - Asashoryu
8. 547 - Kashiwado
9. 521 - Takanohana II
10. 388 - Harumafuji 

*Active Yokozuna: 

1. 1002 - Hakuho
2. 372 - Kakuryu

 

Most Consecutive Bouts as Yokozuna

1. 722 - Hakuho
2. 653 - Kitanoumi
3. 246 - Wakanohana II
4. 244 - Taiho
5. 242 - Asashoryu
6. 226 - Wajima
7. 217 - Kashiwado
8. 210 - Hokutoumi
9. 178 - Kitanofuji
10. 167 - Wakanohana I

*Current Yokozuna bout streaks: 

1. 0 - Hakuho
1. 0 - Kakuryu

 

Most Bouts as Ozeki

1. 850 - Chiyotaikai
2. 838 - Kaio
3. 695 - Takanohana I
4. 633 - Kotooshu
5. 620 - Hokutenyu
6. 546 - Takanonami
7. 538 - Konishiki
8. 501 - Yutakayama
9. 494 - Asashio
10. 480 - Musashimaru

*Active Ozeki: 

1. 61 - Takakeisho
2. 15 - Asanoyama

*Active former Ozeki:

1. 444 - Kotoshogiku
2. 180 - Terunofuji
3. 166 - Takayasu
4. 75 - Tochinoshin

 

Most Consecutive Bouts as Ozeki

1. 501 - Takanonami
2. 480 - Musashimaru
3. 392 - Asashio
4. 381 - Yutakayama
5. 338 - Hokutenyu
6. 321 - Kiyokuni
6. 321 - Kotokaze
8. 315 - Kitanofuji
9. 300 - Tamanoshima
10. 270 - Mienoumi
10. 270 - Kisenosato

Current Ozeki bout streaks: 

1. 15 - Asanoyama
2. 0 - Takakeisho

 

Most Makuuchi Matches Between Two Rikishi

1. 66 - Kotoshogiku (36) vs Kisenosato (30)
2. 63 - Hakuho (56) vs Kotoshogiku (7)
3. 62 - Kotoshogiku (33) vs Harumafuji (29)
4. 61 - Harumafuji (37) vs Kisenosato (24)
5. 60 - Hakuho (44) vs Kisenosato (16)
6. 59 - Musashimaru (38) vs Takanonami (21)
6. 59 - Hakuho (37) vs Hafumafuji (22)
8. 54 - Kaio (34) vs Chiyotaikai (20)
9. 52 - Hakuho (44) vs Kakuryu (8) (NEW ENTRY)
9. 52 - Kitanofuji (37) vs Kiyokuni (15)
9. 52 - Takanohana II (33) vs Musashimaru (19)
9. 52 - Takanonami (28) vs Kaio (24)

*Active Pairs with 50+ Matches:
1. 63 - Hakuho (56) vs Kotoshogiku (7)
2. 52 - Hakuho (44) vs Kakuryu (8)

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Batch 4: Basho

Most Basho in Makuuchi (All-Time)

1. 107 - Kaio
2. 99 - Kyokutenho
3. 97 - Takamiyama
3. 97 - Aminishiki
4. 96 - Hakuho
5. 93 - Terao
7. 91 - Akinoshima
7. 91 - Kotoshogiku
9. 90 - Kotonowaka
10. 87 - Wakanosato

*Active rikishi with 80+ basho in Makuuchi:

1. 96 - Hakuho
2. 91 - Kotoshogiku 
3. 81 - Kakuryu

 

Most Basho as Yokozuna (All-Time)

1. 77 - Hakuho
2. 63 - Kitanoumi
3. 59 - Chiyonofuji
4. 58 - Taiho
5. 49 - Takanohana II
6. 48 - Akebono
7. 47 - Kashiwado
7. 47 - Wajima
9. 42 - Asashoryu
10. 37 - Kakuryu

*Active Yokozuna: 

1. 77 - Hakuho
2. 37 - Kakuryu

 

Most Basho as Ozeki (All-Time)

1. 65 - Chiyotaikai
1. 65 - Kaio
3. 50 - Takanohana I
4. 47 - Kotooshu
5. 44 - Hokutenyu
6. 39 - Konishiki
7. 37 - Takanonami
8. 36 - Asashio
9. 34 - Yutakayama
9. 34 - Goeido

*Active Ozeki: 

1. 6 - Takakeisho
2. 1 - Asanoyama

*Active former Ozeki:

1. 32 - Kotoshogiku
2. 14 - Terunofuji
2. 14 - Takayasu
4. 7 - Tochinoshin

 

Most Basho in Sanyaku (Sekiwake and Komusubi, 6BPY Era)

1. 34 - Kotonishiki
2. 32 - Kaio
3. 31 - Musoyama
4. 30 - Hasegawa
4. 30 - Kotomitsuki
6. 27 - Takamiyama
6. 27 - Akinoshima
8. 26 - Takatoriki
8. 26 - Wakanosato
10. 25 - Tochiozan

 

Most Basho as Sekitori (Makuuchi and Juryo, All-Time)

1. 117 - Kaio
1. 117 - Aminishiki
3. 115 - Kyokutenho
4. 110 - Terao
5. 106 - Oshio
5. 106 - Wakanosato
7. 104 - Takamiyama
8. 99 - Mitoizumi
9. 98 - Chiyonofuji
9. 98 - Takekaze
9. 98 - Hakuho (NEW ENTRY)

*Active Rikishi with 90+ Basho as Sekitori:

1. 98 - Hakuho
2. 95 - Kotoshogiku 

 

Most Career Basho of All Time (Highest Rank)

1. 205 - Hanakaze (Sandanme 18)
2. 186 - Hokutoryu (Sandanme 53)
3. 175 - Tochitenko (Juryo 4)
4. 174 - Dewanosato (Juryo 14)
5. 163 - Tenichi (Makushita 10)
5. 163 - Terunosato (Sandanme 23)

7. 161 - Fujinokaze (Makushita 14)
8. 159 - Kasachikara (Jonidan 67)
8. 159 - Koriyama (Makushita 2)
10. 157 - Oshio (Komusubi)
10. 157 - Itakozakura (Jonidan 19)
10. 157 - Gorikiyama (Makushita 17)

*Hanakaze, Tenichi, Terunosato, Fujinokaze, Itakozakura, Gorikiyama are still active as of July 2020

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Batch 5: Prizes

Most Sansho (S=shukun-sho [outstanding performance], K=kanto-sho [fighting spirit], G=Gino-sho [technique]) 

1. 19 - Akinoshima (S-7, K-8, G-4)
2. 18 - Kotonishiki (S-7, K-3, G-8)
3. 15 - Kaio (S-10, K-5)
4. 14 - Tsurugamine (S-2, K-2, G-10)
4. 14 - Asashio (S-10, K-3, G-1)
4. 14 - Takatoriki (S-3, K-10, G-1)
7. 13 - Musoyama (S-5, K-4, G-4)
7. 13 - Tosanoumi (S-7, K-5, G-1)
7. 13 - Kotomitsuki (S-2, K-4, G-7)
10. 12 - Tochiazuma II (S-3, K-2, G-7)
10. 12 - Aminishiki (S-4, K-2, G-6)

*July 2020 Sansho winners: Shukun-sho - Terunofuji (S-2), Shukun-sho - Daieisho (S-2), Shukun-sho - Mitakeumi (S-6), Kanto-sho - Shodai (K-5), Gino-sho - Terunofuji (G-1)

 

Most Kinboshi

1. 16 - Akinoshima
2. 12 - Takamiyama
2. 12 - Tochinonada
4. 11 - Tosanoumi
5. 10 - Kitanonada
5. 10 - Haguroyama
5. 10 - Tsurugamine
5. 10 - Dewanishiki
5. 10 - Ozutsu
10. 9 - Mitsuneyama
10. 9 - Tamanoumi
10. 9 - Hasegawa
10. 9 - Fujizakura
10. 9 - Takatoriki

*Currently active rikishi with kinboshi:

8 - Ichinojo
7 - Hokutofuji, Endo
6 - Myogiryu
5 - Ikioi, Shohozan
4 - Okinoumi, Takayasu
3 - Chiyotairyu, Kotoshogiku, Takakeisho, Takarafuji, Tamawashi
2 - Abi, Daieisho, Mitakeumi, Onosho, Tochinoshin, Tomokaze
1 - Aoiyama, Asanoyama, Chiyonokuni, Gagamaru, Hakuho, Kotoyuki, Jokoryu, Nishikigi, Sadanoumi, Shodai, Tokushoryu, Toyohibiki, Ura

 

Yokozuna with Most Kinboshi Losses (Excludes fusen/default losses, and losses by hansoku, NSK officially kept records starting January 1930)

1. 53 - Kitanoumi
2. 40 - Harumafuji
3. 39 - Wajima
3. 39 - Takanohana II
5. 35 - Kashiwado
5. 35 - Akebono
7. 34 - Chiyonoyama
8. 33 - Tochinoumi
8. 33 - Kakuryu
10. 31 - Tochinishiki
10. 31 - Kagamisato

*Active Yokozuna: 

1. 32 - Kakuryu
2. 26 - Hakuho

Lowest Kinboshi Winners (All Time)

1. M14W - Komatsuyama (Hatsu 1941 Day 4 vs Minanogawa)
2. M13E - Saganohana (Natsu 1940 Day 12 vs Minanogawa)
2. M13E - Kotofuji (Nagoya 1991 Day 11 vs Asahifuji)
4. M12W - Sadogashima (Hatsu 1941 Day 3 vs Minanogawa)
4. M12W - Kotonishiki (Kyushu 1998 Day 13 vs Takanohana II)
6. M12E - Shinoumi (Hatsu 1944 Day 12 vs Futabayama)
7. M11W - Futamiyama (Natsu 1941 Day 2 vs Minanogawa
7. M11W - Tamanoumi (Hatsu 1944 Day 4 vs Terukuni)
7. M11W - Onishiki (Aki 1973 Day 14 vs Kotozakura)
7. M11W - Kitaseumi (Haru 1976 Day 11 vs Wajima)

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26 minutes ago, WAKATAKE said:

 

*Currently active rikishi with kinboshi:

8 - Ichinojo
7 - Hokutofuji, Endo
6 - Myogiryu, Tochiozan
5 - Ikioi, Shohozan
4 - Okinoumi, Takayasu, Toyonoshima
3 - Arawashi, Chiyotairyu, Kotoshogiku, Takakeisho, Takarafuji, Tamawashi
2 - Abi, Daieisho, Mitakeumi, Onosho, Tochinoshin, Tomokaze
1 - Aoiyama, Asanoyama, Chiyonokuni, Gagamaru, Hakuho, Kotoyuki, Jokoryu, Nishikigi, Sadanoumi, Shodai, Sokokurai, Tokushoryu, Toyohibiki, Ura

It looks like you need to trim some retired wrestlers from this list (Italicised)

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58 minutes ago, Sakura said:

It looks like you need to trim some retired wrestlers from this list (Italicised)

Fixed

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10 hours ago, WAKATAKE said:

Lowest Makuuchi Yusho Winners (All Time)

1. M17W - Dewaminato (Hatsu 1939, 13-0)
1. M17W - Tokushoryu (Hatsu 2020, 14-1)
3. M17E - Terunofuji (July 2020, 13-2) (NEW ENTRY)
4. M14E - Ryogoku (Natsu 1914, 9-0-1)
4. M14E - Tamanoumi (Kyushu 1957, 15-0)
4. M14E - Takatoriki (Haru 2000, 13-2)
7. M13W - Sadanoyama (Natsu 1961, 12-3)
8. M13E - Kotofuji (Nagoya 1991, 14-1)
9. M12W - Tagaryu (Aki 1984, 13-2)
9. M12W - Kotonishiki (Kyushu 1998, 14-1)

This is really cool to me as a fairly new fan. Before this year, the last M17 to win was in 1939. Now, we've already had two in the first half of the year! I wonder if we'll ever see an M17 winner  beat a Yokozuna on the way to victory? 

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35 minutes ago, Shinobi Steve said:

This is really cool to me as a fairly new fan. Before this year, the last M17 to win was in 1939. Now, we've already had two in the first half of the year! I wonder if we'll ever see an M17 winner  beat a Yokozuna on the way to victory? 

As a sumo fan since 1987, I also appreciate Wakatake's post-basho stats. I also appreciate your point about M17 yusho winners, but July & August fall in the second half of the Julian/Gregorian calendar...

Never say never and all that. A beast like Terunofuji coming back from injury (i.e. former ozeki and previous yusho winner) could probably beat a yokozuna - if there was one to beat. But most M17s are not Terunofuji. We saw nerves completely undo Kiribayama when he faced Hakuho. Imagine what it would be like for an inexperienced makujiri having to face a yokozuna for the first time, with a yusho at stake.

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31 minutes ago, RabidJohn said:

I also appreciate your point about M17 yusho winners, but July & August fall in the second half of the Julian/Gregorian calendar... 

so phrase it "2 in the first 3 basho of the year" - for any usual year that would be the same

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6 minutes ago, Akinomaki said:

so phrase it "2 in the first 3 basho of the year" - for any usual year that would be the same

Considering there's only ever been 1 before, I believe 2 in a year is sufficiently extraordinary.

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Batch 6: Yokozuna Speed Runs

Fastest Progress to Yokozuna from Makuuchi Debut (6BPY Era)
*This list applies to Yokozuna who made their makuuchi debut on 1/1958 and after, which is when the 6 basho per year era began)

1. 11 - Taiho (1/1960~11/1961)
2. 12 - Futahaguro (9/1984~9/1986)
3. 13 - Asashoryu (1/2001~3/2003)
4. 15 - Wajima (1/1971~7/1973)
4. 15 - Akebono (9/1990~3/1993)
6. 16 - Kitanoumi (1/1972~9/1974)
7. 19 - Kashiwado (9/1958~11/1961)
7. 19 - Hakuho (5/2004~7/2007)
9. 24 - Tochinoumi (3/1960~3/1964)
10. 26 - Hokutoumi (3/1983~7/1987)

 

Fastest Progress to Yokozuna from Pro Debut (Excludes Makushita Tsukedashi, 6BPY)
*This list applies to Yokozuna who made their pro debut on 1/1958 and after, which is when the 6 basho per year era began)

1. 25 - Asashoryu (1/1999~3/2003)
2. 30 - Akebono (3/1988~3/1993)
3. 41 - Takanohana (3/1988~1/1995)
4. 44 - Hakuho (3/2001~7/2007)
5. 45 - Futahaguro (3/1979~9/1986)
6. 46 - Kitanoumi (1/1967~9/1974)
7. 50 - Hokutoumi (3/1979~7/1987)
8. 52 - Asahifuji (1/1981~9/1990)
9. 58 - Onokuni (3/1978~11/1987)
10. 59 - Musashimaru (9/1989~7/1999)

 

Fastest Progress to Yokozuna from Pro Debut (Makushita Tsukedashi, 6BPY)

1. 21 - Wajima

 

Slowest Progress to Yokozuna from Makuuchi Debut (All Time)

1. 73 - Kisenosato (11/2004~3/2017)*1
2. 60 - Kotozakura (3/1963~3/1973)
3. 60 - Mienoumi (9/1969~9/1979)
4. 50 - Takanosato (5/1975~9/1983)
5. 47 - Wakanohana III (9/1990~7/1998)
5. 47 - Harumafuji (11/2004~11/2012)*1
7. 46 - Musashimaru (11/1991~7/1999)
8. 45 - Asahifuji (3/1983~9/1990)
9. 44 - Kakuryu (11/2006~5/2014)*1
10. 37 - Kitanofuji (1/1964~3/1970)

*1 - Haru 2011 basho was cancelled and is not counted towards total

 

Slowest Progress to Yokozuna from Pro Debut (all time)

1. 97 - Mienoumi (7/1963~9/1979)
2. 91 - Takanosato (7/1968~9/1983)
3. 89 - Kisenosato (3/2002~3/2017)*1
4. 85 - Kotozakura (1/1959~3/1973)
5. 80 - Kakuryu (11/2001~5/2014)*1
6. 78 - Kitanofuji (1/1957~3/1970)
7. 66 - Tamanoumi (3/1959~3/1970)
7. 66 - Chiyonofuji (9/1970~9/1981)
9. 64 - Harumafuji (1/2001~11/2012)*1
10. 62 - Wakanohana III (3/1988~7/1998)

*1 - Haru 2011 basho was cancelled and is not counted towards total

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Batch 7: Ozeki speed runs

Fastest Progress to Ozeki from Pro Debut (Excludes Makushita Tsukedashi, 6BPY Era)

1. 19 - Kotooshu (11/2002~1/2006)
2. 22 - Asashoryu (1/1999~9/2002)
3. 25 - Terunofuji (5/2011~7/2015)
4. 26 - Akebono (3/1988~7/1992)
5. 27 - Musashimaru (9/1989~3/1994)
6. 28 - Takakeisho (9/2014~5/2019)
7. 30 - Konishiki (7/1982~7/1987)
7. 30 - Takanohana II (3/1988~3/1993)
9. 31 - Hakuho (3/2001~5/2006)
10. 33 - Wakanohana III (3/1988~9/1993)

 

Fastest Progress to Ozeki from Pro Debut (Makushita Tsukedashi, 6BPY Era)

1. 12 - Yutakayama (3/1961~3/1963)
1. 12 - Miyabiyama (7/1998~7/2000)
3. 17 - Wajima (1/1970~11/1972)
4. 21 - Dejima (3/1996~9/1999)
5. 31 - Asashio (3/1978~5/1983)
6. 44 - Musoyama (1/1993~5/2000)

 

Fast Progress to Ozeki from Pro Debut (Sandanme Tsukedashi, 6BPY Era)

1. 25 - Asanoyama (3/2016~7/2020) (NEW ENTRY) *1

1* - Natsu 2020 basho was cancelled and is not counted towards the total

 

Fastest Progress to Ozeki from Makuuchi Debut (6BPY Era)

1. 6 - Taiho (1/1960~1/1961)
2. 7 - Yutakayama (1/1962~3/1963)
3. 8 - Sadanoyama (1/1961~5/1962)
3. 8 - Kitao (9/1984~1/1986) *1
3. 8 - Miyabiyama (3/1999~7/2000)
3. 8 - Kotooshu (9/2004~1/2006)
3. 8 - Terunofuji (3/2014~7/2015)
8. 9 - Chiyotaikai (9/1997~3/1999)
9. 10 - Asashoryu (1/2001~9/2002)
10. 11 - Wajima (1/1971~11/1972)
10. 11 - Akebono (9/1990~7/1992)

*1 - Futahaguro

 

Slowest Progress to Ozeki from Makuuchi Debut (all time)

1. 60 - Masuiyama II (3/1970~3/1980)
1. 60 - Tochinoshin (5/2008~7/2018) *1
3. 44 - Kaio (5/1993~9/2000)
3. 44 - Kotomitsuki (5/2000~9/2007)
5. 43 - Daikirin (9/1963~11/1970)
6. 42 - Kisenosato (11/2004~1/2012) *1
7. 41 - Asahikuni (7/1969~5/1976)
7. 41 - Takanosato (5/1975~3/1982)
7. 41 - Goeido (9/2007~9/2014) *1
10. 40 - Musoyama (9/1993~5/2000)
10. 40 - Kotoshogiku (1/2005~11/2011) *1

*1 - Haru 2011 basho was cancelled and is not counted towards total

Slowest Progress to Ozeki from Pro Debut (all time)

1. 91 - Kirishima (3/1975~5/1990)
2. 82 - Takanosato (7/1968~3/1982)
3. 79 - Masuiyama II (1/1967~3/1980)
4. 77 - Asahikuni (7/1963~5/1976)
5. 75 - Kiyokuni (9/1956~7/1969)
5. 75 - Daikirin (5/1958~11/1970)
5. 75 - Mienoumi (7/1963~1/1976)
5. 75 - Kaio (3/1988~9/2000)
9. 73 - Takayasu (3/2005~7/2017) *1
9. 73 - Tochinoshin (3/2006~7/2018) *1 

*1 - Haru 2011 basho was cancelled and is not counted towards total

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Batch 8: Sekiwake Speedruns

Fastest Progress to Sekiwake from Pro Debut (Excludes Makushita Tsukedashi, 6BPY era)

1. 14 - Konishiki (7/1982~11/1984)
2. 17 - Tochiazuma II (11/1994~9/1997)
2. 17 - Kotooshu (11/2002~9/2005)
4. 18 - Musashimaru (9/1989~9/1992)
4. 18 - Asashoryu (1/1999~1/2002)
6. 19 - Akebono (3/1988~5/1991)
7. 21 - Takanohana II (3/1988~9/1991)
8. 22 - Aran (1/2007~9/2010)
9. 23 - Terunofuji (5/2011~3/2015)
10. 24 - Hakuho (3/2001~3/2005)

 

Fastest Progress to Sekiwake from Pro Debut (Makushita Tsukedashi, 6BPY era)

1. 5 - Ichinojo (1/2014~11/2014)
2. 7 - Musoyama (1/1993~3/1994)
3. 10 - Yutakayama I (3/1961~11/1962)
3. 10 - Dejima (3/1996~3/1997)
3. 10 - Miyabiyama (7/1998~3/2000)
6. 11 - Kotomitsuki (3/1999~1/2001)
7. 13 - Wajima (1/1970~3/1972)
8. 14 - Asashio IV (3/1978~7/1980)
8. 14 - Mitakeumi (3/2015~7/2017)
10. 15 - Tochinowaka (3/1985~9/1987)

 

Fastest Progress to Sekiwake from Pro Debut (Sandanme Tsukedashi, 6BPY era)

1. 23 - Asanoyama (3/2016~1/2020)

 

Fastest Progress to Sekiwake from Makuuchi Debut (6BPY era)

1. 1 - Ichinojo (9/2014~11/2014)
2. 2 - Kiyokuni (11/1963~3/1964)
2. 2 - Konishiki (7/1984~11/1984)
4. 3 - Kitanoji (1/1964~7/1964)
4. 3 - Fujinowaka (11/1966~5/1967)
4. 3 - Hoshi (9/1983~3/1984) *1
4. 3 - Musoyama (9/1993~3/1994)
9. 4 - Taiho (1/1960~9/1960)
9. 4 - Maedagawa (11/1960~7/1961)
9. 4 - Sadanoyama (1/1961~9/1961)
9. 4 - Kitao (9/1984~5/1985) *2
9. 4 - Tochinowaka (1/1987~9/1987)
9. 4 - Akebono (9/1990~5/1991)
9. 4 - Dejima (3/1997~11/1997)
9. 4 - Hayateumi (3/2000~11/2000)
9. 4 - Kotomitsuki (5/2000~1/2001)

*1 - Hokutoumi
*2 - Futahaguro

 

Slowest Progress to Sekiwake from Pro Debut (All-Time)

1. 116 - Aobajo (3/1964~7/1983)
2. 88 - Kotonowaka (5/1984~1/1999)
3. 83 - Kaiki (9/1965~7/1979)
4. 78 - Fukunohana (1/1958~1/1971)
5. 77 - Hoo (9/1971~7/1984)
5. 77 - Tamawashi (1/2004~1/2017) *1
7. 73 - Takekaze (5/2002~9/2014) *1
8. 72 - Kitaseumi (7/1964~7/1976)
8. 72 - Wakashoyo (5/1981~5/1993)
10. 71 - Kirishima (3/1975~1/1987)

*1 - Haru 2011 basho was cancelled and is not counted in total

 

Slowest Progress to Sekiwake from Makuuchi Debut (All-Time)

1. 68 - Takekaze (5/2002~9/2014) *1
2. 59 - Yoshikaze (1/2006~1/2016) *1
3. 51 - Masuiyama (3/1970~9/1979)
3. 51 - Aobajo (1/1975~7/1983)
5. 49 - Kotonowaka (11/1990~1/1999)
5. 49 - Tamawashi (9/2008~1/2017) *1
7. 43 - Aminishiki (7/2000~9/2007)
8. 41 - Masudayama (11/1976~9/1983)
9. 33 - Kyokutenho (1/1998~7/2003)
10. 32 - Hajimayama (6/1945~3/1956)
10. 32 - Myobudani (7/1959~11/1964)
10. 32 - Fukunohana (9/1965~1/1971)

*1 - Haru 2011 basho was cancelled and is not counted in total

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Batch 9: Sanyaku (Sekiwake & Komusubi combined) Speedruns

Fastest Progress to Sanyaku from Pro Debut (Excludes Makushita Tsukedashi, 6BPY Era)

1. 14 - Konishiki (7/1982~11/1984)
1. 14 - Asashoryu (1/1999~5/2001)
1. 14 - Kotooshu (11/2002~3/2005)
4. 16 - Musashimaru (9/1989~5/1992)
4. 16 - Tochiazuma (11/1994~7/1997)
6. 17 - Asahifuji (1/1981~11/1983)
7. 18 - Akebono (3/1988~3/1991)
7. 18 - Aoiyama (7/2009~9/2012)
9. 20 - Takahanada (3/1988~7/1991) *1
9. 20 - Jokoryu (5/2011~9/2014)
9. 20 - Takakeisho (9/2014~1/2018)

*1 - Takanohana II

 

Fastest Progress to Sanyaku from Pro Debut (Makushita Tsukedashi, 6BPY era)

1. 5 - Ichinojo (1/2014~11/2014)
2. 7 - Yutakayama (3/1961~5/1962)
2. 7 - Musoyama (1/1993~3/1994)
4. 9 - Miyabiyama (7/1998~1/2000)
5. 10 - Dejima (3/1996~11/1997)
6. 11 - Tomonohana (3/1992~1/1994)
6. 11 - Tosanoumi (3/1994~1/1996)
6. 11 - Tochinonada (1/1996~11/1997)
6. 11 - Kotomitsuki (3/1999~1/2001)
10. 12 - Toyokuni (5/1960~5/1962)
10. 12 - Wajima (1/1970~1/1972)

 

Fastest Progress to Sanyaku from Pro Debut (Sandanme Tsukedashi, 6BPY era)

1. 22 - Asanoyama (3/2016~11/2019)

 

Slowest Progress to Sanyaku from Makuuchi Debut (All-Time)

1. 57 - Takamisugi (7/1981~1/1991)
2. 53 - Wakanoyama (5/1992~3/2001)
3. 52 - Itai (9/1980~5/1989)
4. 49 - Yoshikaze (1/2006~5/2014) *1
5. 48 - Kotoinazuma (11/1987~11/1995)
6. 44 - Futatsuryu (3/1972~7/1979)
7. 38 - Haguroiwa (1/1967~5/1973)
7. 38 - Oshio (9/1971~1/1978)
7. 38 - Aminishiki (7/2000~11/2006)
7. 38 - Tamawashi (9/2008~3/2015) *1

*1 - Haru 2011 basho was cancelled and is not counted in total

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Batch 10: Makuuchi speedruns

Fastest Progress to Makuuchi from Pro Debut (Excludes Makushita and Sandanme Tsukedashi, 6BPY Era)

1. 9 - Jokoryu (5/2011~11/2012)
2. 10 - Oosunaarashi (3/2012~11/2013)
2. 10 - Hokutofuji (3/2015~11/2016)
4. 11 - Kotooshu (11/2002~9/2004)
4. 11 - Aran (1/2007~11/2008)
4. 11 - Shodai (3/2014~1/2016)
4. 11 - Tomokaze (5/2017~3/2019)
8. 12 - Kotetsuyama (9/1978~9/1980) *1
8. 12 - Konishiki (7/1982~7/1984)
8. 12 - Tochiazuma II (11/1994~11/1996)
8. 12 - Asashoryu (1/1999~1/2001)
8. 12 - Tokitenku (7/2002~7/2004)
8. 12 - Yoshikaze (1/2004~1/2006)
8. 12 - Baruto (5/2004~5/2006)
8. 12 - Sakaizawa (3/2006~3/2008)
7. 12 - Yamamotoyama (1/2007~1/2009)
7. 12 - Ura (3/2015~3/2017)

*1 - Itai

 

Fastest Progress to Makuuchi from Pro Debut (Makushita Tsukedashi, 6BPY Era)

1. 3 - Endo (3/2013~9/2013)
2. 4 - Nagaoka (3/1978~11/1978) *1
2. 4 - Musoyama (1/1993~9/1993)
2. 4 - Miyabiyama (7/1998~3/1999)
2. 4 - Ichinojo (1/2014~9/2014)
2. 4 - Mitakeumi (3/2015~11/2015)
7. 5 - Yutakayama (3/1961~1/1962)
7. 5 - Daikiko (5/1990~3/1991)
7. 5 - Takekaze (5/2002~3/2003)

*1 - Asashio IV

 

Fastest Progress to Makuuchi from Pro Debut (Sandanme Tsukedashi, 6BPY Era)

1. 7 - Yutakayama (3/2016~5/2017)
2. 9 - Asanoyama (3/2016~9/2017)
3. 17 - Wakatakakage (3/2017~11/2019)

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Batch 11: Juryo Speed runs

Fastest Progress to Juryo from Pro Debut (Excludes Makushita & Sandanme Tsukedashi, 6BPY Era)

1. 6 - Kotetsuyama (9/1978~9/1979) *1
1. 6 - Tosayutaka (3/2007~3/2008)
1. 6 - Jokoryu (5/2011~5/2012)
1. 6 - Enho (3/2017~3/2018)
5. 7 - Asahifuji (1/1981~3/1982)
5. 7- Ura (3/2015~5/2016)
7. 8 - Konishiki (7/1982~11/1983)
7. 8 - Baruto (5/2004~9/2005)
7. 8 - Sakaizawa (3/2006~7/2007)
7. 8 - Chiyozakura (3/2010~9/2011)
7. 8 - Oosunaarashi (3/2012~7/2013)
7. 8 - Takaryu (3/2014~7/2015)

*1 - Itai

 

Fastest Progress to Juryo from Pro Debut (Makushita Tsukedashi, 6BPY Era)

1. 2 - Wajima (1/1970~5/1970)
1. 2 - Nagaoka (3/1978~7/1978) *1
1. 2 - Musoyama (1/1993~5/1993)
1. 2 - Miyabiyama (7/1998~11/1998)
1. 2 - Takekaze (5/2002~9/2002)
1. 2 - Futeno (1/2003~5/2003)
1. 2 - Endo (3/2013~7/2013)
1. 2 - Ichinojo (1/2014~5/2014)
1. 2 - Mitakeumi (3/2015~7/2015)
1. 2 - Yago (5/2017~9/2017)

*1 - Asashio IV

 

Fastest Progress to Juryo from Pro Debut (Sandanme Tsukedashi, 6BPY Era)

1. 4 - Oyanagi (3/2016~11/2016) *1
2. 6 - Asanoyama (3/2016~3/2017)
3. 7 - Wakatakakage (3/2017~5/2017)
4. 8 - Kizakiumi (3/2018~7/2019)

1* - Yutakayama III

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Batch 12: Consecutive Basho in Sanyaku

Most Consecutive Basho at Sekiwake (Modern Era)

1. 14 - Goeido
2. 13 - Kaio
3. 11 - Kotomitsuki
4. 9 - Sakahoko
4. 9 - Musashimaru
6. 8 - Tamanishiki
6. 8 - Wakanohana I
6. 8 - Hasegawa
10. 7 - Matsunobori
10. 7 - Daigo
10. 7 - Maenoyama

 

Most Consecutive Basho in Sanyaku (6BPY Era)

1. 19 - Wakanosato
2. 17 - Mitakeumi
3. 14 - Kaio
3. 14 - Kotomitsuki
3. 14 - Goeido
6. 12 - Kitabayama
6. 12 - Musoyama
8. 11 - Daikirin
8. 11 - Sakahoko
8. 11 - Musashimaru
8. 11 - Ama *1

*1 - Harumafuji

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Batch 13: Lowest Demotions

Lowest Demotion to Ozeki Return (6BPY Era)

1. M6W - Kaiketsu
2. S2WHD - Mienoumi
2. S2W - Takanonami
2. S2W - Tochiazuma II (7/2004)
2. S2W - Tochiazuma II (1/2005)
6. S1W - Musoyama
6. S1W - Tochinoshin 
6. S1W - Takakeisho

 

Lowest Demotion to Sanyaku Return (6BPY Era)

1. Ms55W - Tochinoshin
2. Ms42W - Ryuko
3. Ms30W - Kotokaze
4. J11E - Mitoizumi
5. J10E - Hoo
6. J9E - Kurosegawa
7. J8W - Masudayama
8. J6W - Aobajo
9. J5W - Wakanami
10. J3W - Kyokutenho

 

Lowest Demotion to Makuuchi Return (6BPY Era)

1. Jd48W - Terunofuji (NEW ENTRY)
2. Sd84W - Tosayutaka
3. Sd28W - Chiyonokuni
4. Sd25E - Kinoarashi
5. Ms55W - Tochinoshin
6. Ms45E - Itai
7. Ms42W - Ryuko
8. Ms31W - Tamaasuka
9. Ms30W - Kotokaze
9. Ms30W - Satoyama

 

Lowest Demotion to Juryo Return (6BPY Era)

1. BG - Hokutokuni
2. Jk39w - Kotobeppu
3. Jk17w - Ryuden
4. Jd110w - Wakatenro
5. Jd48W - Terunofuji
6. Jd44e - Amuru
7. Sd94w - Myogiryu
8. Sd84w - Tosayutaka
9. Sd80w - Tamarikido
10. Sd68w - Hamanishiki

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Batch 14: Age (Senior)

Oldest First Makuuchi Yusho (6BPY)

1. Kyokutenho (37 years, 8 months - 5/2012)
2. Tamawashi (34 years, 2 months - 1/2019)
3. Tokushoryu (33 years, 5 months - 1/2020)
4. Takatoriki (32 years, 5 months - 3/2000)
5. Kotoshogiku (31 years, 11 months - 1/2016)
6. Kirishima (31 years, 9 months - 1/1991)
7. Goeido (30 years, 5 months - 9/2016)
8. Tochinoshin (30 years, 2 months - 1/2018)
9. Kisenosato (30 years, 4 months - 1/2017)
10. Takanosato (29 years, 11 months - 9/1982)

 

Oldest Promotion to Ozeki (Debuts Since 1958)

1. Kotomitsuki (31 years, 3 months - 9/2007)
2. Masuiyama II (31 years, 2 months - 3/1980)
3. Kirishima (30 years, 11 months - 5/1990)
4. Tochinoshin (30 years, 7 months - 7/2018)
5. Takanosato (29 years, 3 months - 3/1982)
6. Asahikuni (28 years, 11 months - 5/1976)
7. Goeido (28 years, 3 months, 24 days - 9/2014)
8. Daikirin (28 years, 3 months, 10 days - 11/1970)
9. Musoyama (28 years, 1 month - 5/2000)
10. Kaio (28 years - 9/2000)

 

Oldest Return to Makuuchi (Since the Showa era)

1. Aminishiki (39 years, 6 months - 5/2018)
2. Takekaze (38 years, 10 months - 5/2018)
3. Tosanoumi (38 years, 6 months - 9/2010)
4. Kinkazan (38 years, 4 months - 5/1931)
5. Terao (38 years, 24 days - 3/2001)
6. Hirosegawa (38 years, 14 days - 3/1957)
7. Wakanosato (37 years, 11 months - 7/2014)
8. Fujinosato (37 years, 8 months - 1/1939)
9. Otsukasa (37 years - 3/2008)
10. Hoshikabuto (36 years, 11 months - 1/1963)

 

Oldest Return to Juryo (Since 1958)

1. Oshio (39 years, 5 months - 7/1987)
2. Kitazakura (37 years, 6 months - 7/2009)
3. Yoshiazuma (37 years, 3 months - 9/2014)
4. Kotokanyu (36 years, 4 months - 7/2002)
5. Dairyu (35 years, 8 months - 7/1996)
6. Toyonoshima (35 years, 4 months - 11/2018)
7. Sasshunada (35 years - 7/1992)
8. Hamanishiki (34 years, 7 months - 7/2011)
9. Jumonji (34 years, 2 months - 9/2012)
10. Sentoryu (34 years, 1 month - 9/2003)

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Batch 15: Age (Youth)

Youngest Makuuchi Yusho (Since 1958)

1. Takahanada (19 years, 5 months - 1/1992) *1
2. Kitanoumi (20 years, 8 months - 1/1974)
3. Hakuho (21 years, 2 months - 5/2006)
4. Asashoryu (22 years, 1 month - 11/2002)
5. Wakahanada (22 years, 2 months - 3/1993) *2
6. Takakeisho (22 years, 3 months - 11/2018)
7. Chiyotaikai (22 years, 8 months - 1/1999)
8. Hoshi (22 years, 9 months - 3/1986) *3
9. Hokutenyu (22 years, 9 months, 14 days - 5/1983)
10. Akebono (23 years - 5/1992)

*1 - Takanohana II
*2 - Wakanohana III
*3 - Hokutoumi

 

Youngest Ozeki Promotion (6BPY Era)

1. Takanohana II (20 years, 5 months - 3/1993)
2. Kitanoumi (20 years 8 months - 3/1974)
3. Hakuho (21 years - 5/2007)
4. Asashoryu (21 years, 9 months - 3/2003)
5. Takanonami (22 years, 2 months - 3/1994)
6. Kitao (22 years, 3 months - 1/1986) *1
7. Wakanohana III (22 years, 6 months - 9/1995)
8. Takanohana I (22 years, 7 months, 8 days - 11/1972)
9. Takakeisho (22 years, 7 months, 22 days - 5/2019)
10. Tamanoshima (22 years, 7 months, 23 days - 11/1966)

*1 - Futahaguro

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Batch 16

Longest Post Ozeki Career (6BPY Era)

1. 75 - Miyabiyama (11/2001~3/2013)
2. 48 - Dejima (9/2001~7/2009)
3. 24 - Konishiki (1/1994~11/1997)
3. 24 - Takanonami (7/2000~5/2004)
5. 20 - Wakahaguro (1/1962~3/1965)
5. 20 - Kirishima (1/1993~3/1996)
5. 20 - Kotoshogiku (3/2017~)
8. 17 - Daiju (7/1974~5/1977)
9. 16 - Terunofuji (11/2017~)
10. 8 - Kaiketsu (11/1977~1/1979)

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10 hours ago, WAKATAKE said:

Slowest Progress to Sekiwake from Pro Debut (All-Time)

1. 116 - Aobajo (3/1964~7/1983)
2. 101 - Tamawashi (1/2004~1/2017) 

It took Tamawashi 77 career tournaments, not 101. He has only 98 career tournaments as of today. 

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