Mid-Natsu Basho 2019 Update on Musashikuni and Wakaichirō

We are almost halfway through the Nastu Basho 2019! In the makuuchi division, the top competitors have certainly been Kakuryu and Tochinoshin, but the biggest story has probably been Enho.  Can the mighty mini-rikishi continue his hot streak to complete his first basho in the top division?  Or has it only been beginner's luck? In... Continue Reading →

Haru Basho 2019 Results – Musashikuni Mamu

Musashikuni Mamu completed the second basho of 2019, the Haru Basho, and he did alright.  This is the same exact opening sentence that I used for the post on Wakaichirō Ken in the Haru Basho, because both rikishi finished with 3-4 records. I predicted that Musashikuni would finish with a 4-3 record, so I wasn't... Continue Reading →

Hatsu Basho 2019 Results – Wakaichirō Ken

Wakaichirō Ken finished his Hatsu Basho 2019 performance on Day 13, and my prediction was correct!  Before the basho, I predicted that Wakaichirō would finish with a 5-2 record, and he did!  This was a wonderful bounce-back showing by Wakaichirō.  Wakaichirō had slipped in the past two basho with back-to-back 2-5 performances, falling to the... Continue Reading →

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