July 19, 2009

Upset of the Weekend!

On day 8 of the July Basho Asashoryu (7-1) was handed his first defeat of the tournament via tsukiotoshi, kindly administered by Kisenosato (6-2). This is tough for the yokozuna Asashoryu, as Hakuho (also yokozuna) and ozeki Kotooshu are both looking strong with 8-0 records.
It has been a great Basho so far with many good matches! The next handful of days should prove interesting.

I leave you with a great match with Hakuho!

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