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Yokozuna Terunofuji in 2022

2022 for Terunofuji  

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  1. 1. How many times will Terunofuji win by Yorikiri in 2022? (He had 34 Yorikiris in 2021)

    • Never!
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    • 49 or more
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  2. 2. How many kinboshis (losses to rikishi ranked below the sanyaku) will Terunofuji give away in 2022? (He gave away one in 2021.) Please say which rikishi you think will get a kinboshi in the comments below.

    • Zero
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    • 21 or more
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  3. 3. Which of the following statements will apply to Terunofuji in 2022 (Select as many as possible that you think will happen to him).

    • He will have at least one zensho yusho.
    • He will win three or more yushos.
    • He will win either the yusho or jun-yusho in at least five bashos.
    • He will be involved in at least one kettei-sen (play-off) for the yusho.
    • He will face an opponent ranked M11 or lower at least once
    • He will have at least one basho, where he appears on the torikumi every day, that he finishes with a 10-5 or worse record
    • He will go kyujo in the middle of at least one basho.
    • He will not appear on the shonichi (day 1) torikumi in at least one basho (i.e. he will have declared himself kyujo prior to the first torikumi being made.)
    • He will lose three or more times to the same opponent. (Say who in the comments below.)
    • He will go intai (retire) during 2022.
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    • None of the above.
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  • Poll closed on 08/01/22 at 13:39

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Terunofuji was made an Ozeki back in 2015. He lost his rank through injury in 2017, and then descended all the way down to Jonidan in 2019. 2021 saw the culmination of an amazing comeback, when he won four yushos, and was promoted to Yokozuna. 

Please expand on your votes in the comments below - this will be used in the case of tie-breakers required at the end of the year to decide the yusho.

Previous poll:
2021

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He'll get three yusho but at some stage the knees are going to come back to bite him and then it will be kyujo / mediocre performance until he intais in 2023

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23 Yorikiri
0 Kinboshi

Hatsu Yusho 15-0
Haru Yusho 14-1 (loss to Shodai)
Natsu Yusho 14-1 (loss to Meisei)
Nagoya Yusho 14-1 (loss to Wakatakakage)
Aki Covid
Kyushu Kyujo

 

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Kinboshi to Daieisho, Onosho, Takayasu and Hokutofuji

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Kinboshi to Abi, Hoshoryu, Ura and Kiribayama

Teru's year will be interrupted and he may be considering retirement towards September/November but will not make the decision before December.

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After seven days of action, Terunofuji has only won once by yorikiri - so lower predictions might be good here... (chishafuwaku went with the lowest prediction).

Nobody predicted in the comments the kinboshi (already given) after the first week of the hatsu-basho for Tamawashi! But chishafuwaku is out of the running, as he went for 'zero' for the year.

We know that hatsu-basho will not be a zensho yusho for him, but the other questions are still very open.

More in November (or December!) - if not before, if something important happens before then....

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