Sumo: Harumafuji Hands Kisenosato First Thrashing At Spring Tourney

Sumo: Harumafuji hands Kisenosato first annihilation at Spring competition

Yokozuna Harumafuji sent Kisenosato tumbling down the ring to his first thrashing as yokozuna - and left him with a damage - on Friday, the thirteenth day of the Spring Grand Sumo Tournament, where ozeki Terunofuji now imparts the lead likewise to one defeat.

Harumafuji (10-3) left Kisenosato reeling with a solid low charge and the Mongolian didn't let his adversary move out, pounding the debutant yokozuna out and off the ring in the day's last bout.

Harumafuji Takes Another Tumble Jan 2017

Harumafuji takes another tumble Jan 2017Yokozuna Harumafuji is on shaky ground to start off the new year.
The yokozuna had a strong tachiai on Tuesday, but was unable to gain an advantage on No. 2 maegashira Shohozan, who stood his ground and eventually sent the Mongolian to his second loss in as many days on the third day of the New Year Grand Sumo Tournament at Tokyo’s Ryogoku Kokugikan.

Harumafuji Takes Control In Nagoya

Harumafuji takes control in NagoyaOzeki Kisenosato was in position to take a big step toward his first Emperor’s Cup and a promotion to yokozuna. Then he ran into a determined yokozuna Harumafuji in a showdown between tournament leaders at the Nagoya Grand Sumo Tournament on Friday.

Sumo: Kakuryu, Harumafuji Crash To 1st Defeats In Nagoya

Sumo: Kakuryu, Harumafuji crash to 1st defeats in NagoyaA pair of yokozuna were culled from the leading group on Tuesday, the third day of the Nagoya Grand Sumo Tournament.
Losses by Kakuryu and fellow Mongolian Harumafuji, left their compatriot Hakuho as the only yokozuna to survive the first three days with a perfect record in the 15-day event at Aichi Prefectural Gymnasium.

Sumo : Harumafuji, Terunofuji Fall On Day 3

Sumo : Harumafuji, Terunofuji fall on Day 3Yokozuna Harumafuji and ozeki Terunofuji became the first among the seven wrestlers in the top two ranks to taste defeat at the Summer Grand Tournament, falling on the third day of action Tuesday at Tokyo’s Ryogoku Kokugikan.

Sumo : Harumafuji Sent Sailing To Defeat

Sumo : Harumafuji sent sailing to defeatYokozuna Harumafuji’s bid for a second straight title took an early hit when he was unceremoniously tossed out of the ring by No. 1 maegashira Shohozan on Monday, the second day of the New Year Grand Tournament at Ryogoku Kokugikan in Tokyo.

Sumo: Hakuho Stumbles Again To Hand Lead To Harumafuji

Sumo: Hakuho stumbles again to hand lead to HarumafujiYokozuna Hakuho was surprisingly beaten for the second successive day as Harumafuji grabbed sole possession of the lead at the Kyushu Grand Sumo Tournament on Saturday.
On the penultimate day of the year's final meet, Hakuho (12-2), who suffered his first defeat here at the hands of Harumafuji a day earlier, was ushered out to a painful second loss by ozeki Terunofuji (8-6), while Harumafuji (13-1) closed in on his first title in two years with victory over Kakuryu (8-6).

Sumo : Harumafuji Pulls Even

Sumo : Harumafuji pulls evenYokozuna Harumafuji turned the tables on fellow yokozuna Hakuho on Friday at Fukuoka Kokusai Center and turned the Kyushu Grand Sumo Tournament into must-watch television this weekend.

Harumafuji 2nd Yokozuna To Taste Defeat

Harumafuji 2nd yokozuna to taste defeatOne day after one yokozuna opened the Kyushu Grand Sumo Tournament with a loss, another one went down to defeat Monday at the Fukuoka Kokusai Center.
Harumafuji, returning to the ring after missing the last two tournaments due to an elbow injury, was dealt his first loss by No. 1 maegashira Osunaarashi, who is rapidly developing into a nemesis for the yokozuna.

Harumafuji Looks Sharp In Practice

Harumafuji looks sharp in practiceInjury-plagued yokozuna Harumafuji looked sharp in an official sparring session on Friday, but remained uncommitted on whether he will compete in the upcoming Autumn Grand Sumo Tournament.