Sumo: Onosho Upsets Harumafuji, Remains Perfect At Autumn Tourney

Sumo: Onosho upsets Harumafuji, remains perfect at Autumn tourney

Up-and-coming Onosho upset Harumafuji in his first match against a yokozuna on Thursday, becoming the only wrestler with a perfect 5-0 record at the Autumn Grand Sumo Tournament.

The 21-year-old No. 3 maegashira dodged the Mongolian grand champion's forceful shoves and got him off balance before slapping him down into a forward somersault on the raised dohyo ring on the fifth day of the 15-day tourney at Ryogoku Kokugikan in Tokyo.

Sumo: Harumafuji 2-0 At Autumn Tourney, Mixed Fates For 3 Ozeki

Sumo: Harumafuji 2-0 at Autumn tourney, mixed fates for 3 ozeki

Harumafuji, the lone yokozuna competing at the Autumn Grand Sumo Tournament, won for the second day in a row Monday, but the fates of the three ozeki were mixed, Goeido being the only one able to claim victory.

Terunofuji, who along with Goeido is a "kadoban" ozeki threatened with demotion with a losing record, and Takayasu, looking for his first championship, both lost to lower-ranked grapplers on the second day of the 15-day meet at Ryogoku Kokugikan in Tokyo.

Sumo: Lone Yokozuna Harumafuji Starts Autumn Tourney With Victory

Sumo: Lone yokozuna Harumafuji starts Autumn tourney with victory

Harumafuji got off to a winning start as the only yokozuna standing at the Autumn Grand Sumo Tournament with a convincing win against komusubi Tochiozan on Sunday.

With grand champions Hakuho -- the winner of the Summer tourney in July -- Kisenosato and Kakuryu all missing from this basho due to injuries, Harumafuji has been singlehandedly left to uphold the reputation of sumo's highest rank.

Harumafuji Dealt 2nd Loss In Nagoya

Harumafuji dealt 2nd loss in Nagoya

The Japan News The carnage wasn't as bad as on the opening day, but the Nagoya Grand Sumo Tournament once again saw a number of high-ranked wrestlers bite the dust.

Yokozuna Harumafuji and two of the three ozeki were dealt their second defeats, while yokozona Hakuho continued his march toward the all-time wins record on Monday, the second day of action at Aichi Prefectural Gym.

Sumo: Hakuho, Harumafuji Still Tied For Lead At Summer Sumo

Sumo: Hakuho, Harumafuji still tied for lead at Summer sumo

Hakuho put on another sumo clinic on Sunday to stay unbeaten and tied for the lead with fellow Mongolian grand champion Harumafuji after eight days of action at the Summer Grand Sumo Tournament.

Hakuho oozed class in his bout against struggling Kotoshogiku (1-7) at Ryogoku Kokugikan, quickly taking the sekiwake down with a textbook pulling overarm throw to move to 8-0 at the 15-day meet in Tokyo.

Sumo: Kisenosato Ekes Out 2nd Win As Hakuho, Harumafuji Stay Perfect

Sumo: Kisenosato ekes out 2nd win as Hakuho, Harumafuji stay perfect

Kisenosato survived a scare and squeezed out his second win of the Summer Grand Sumo Tournament on Tuesday, while fellow yokozuna Hakuho and Harumafuji kept their perfect record intact after three days.

Still nursing the left upper arm and chest injury he suffered at the Spring tourney in March, Kisenosato was on the back foot throughout against a spirited No. 1 maegashira Chiyonokuni (1-2), who handed yokozuna Kakuryu his second defeat a day earlier.

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.