Sumo January Hatsu Basho Day 6
Day 5 is here: http://prowresblog.blogspot.com/2013/01/sumo-january-hatsu-basho-day-5.html
How to watch:
Araibira's channel(Has all matches, no commentary) - http://www.youtube.com/user/araibira/videos?view=0
JasonsinJapan's channel(Top 6 matches plus commentary) - http://www.youtube.com/user/JasonsinJapan/videos
Japan Sumo Associations live stream(On very early in USA night until early USA mornings)(Use Windows Media Player) -
For more on each wrestler, their stats, tournaments and schedules check out:
Y = Yokozuna - 1st rank
O = Ozeki - 2nd rank
S = Sekiwake - 3rd rank
K = Komusubi - 4th rank
M and a number = Maegashira - 5th rank
J = Juryo = 6th rank and the top of the second division of sumo
Osunaarashi(2-0) vs Irie(2-0)
This is their first match. This is a fairly big one as Osunaarashi does have a good shot at winning this tournament.
Takanoyama(J5) vs Chiyootori(J8)
Jokoryu(J1)(3-2) vs Kimurayama(J4)(1-4)
Jokoryu has the 1-0 advantage and can't afford to lose here.
Tochinowaka(M15)(4-1) vs Tamawashi(M12)(2-3)
Tama is 3-0 against Tochino.
Kitataiki(M10)(5-0) vs Takarafuji(M14)(4-1)
Kita is 3-1 against Fuji. This is going to be a fairly important match with both guys being high up in the rankings.
Aoiyama(M6)(3-2) vs Tokitenku(M9)(2-3)
Let's see Toki try that side stepping crap against Aoiyama. Aoiyama is 3-2 against him.
Tochinoshin(M6)(4-1) vs Aran(M4)(2-3)
Tochinoshin has the 7-5 advantage.
Goeido(S)(4-1) vs Tochiozan(K)(2-3)
Goeido is 7-6 against Tochio. Decent win here by Tochiozan to knock off Goeido's momentum and to take him out of contention for the time being.
Myogiryu(M1)(2-3) vs Kotoshogiku(O)(3-2)
Kotooshu(O)(2-3) vs Kaisei(M3)(4-1)
Kaisei is 1-0 against Kotooshu.
Baruto(S)(3-2) vs Kakuryu(O)(3-2)
Baruto is 16-9 against Kaku.
Hakuho(Y)(4-1) vs Kyokutenho(M2)(1-4)
Hakuho is 24-2 here against Kyoku and Kyoku is in some serious crap right now.
Harumafuji(Y)(5-0) vs Shohozan(K)(1-4)
Shohozan is in a similar situation here as he's 0-3 aginst Harumafuji and can only lose 3 more if he doesn't want to get demoted.
5-1: Hakuho, Kitataiki, Shotenro, Takarafuji, Oiwato and Tochinowaka.
4-2: Kisenosato, Kakuryu, Kotooshogiku, Goeido, Kaisei, Tochinoshin, Aoiyama, Takayasu, Chiyotairyu, Okinoumi, Jokoryu and Sadanofuji.
3-3: Kotooshu, Baruto, Tochiozan, Aminishiki, Aran, Ikioi, Fujiazuma, Asahisho.
2-4: Myogiryu, Toyonoshima, Gagamaru, Masunoyama, Tokitenku, Takanoyama, etc.
1-5: Shohozan, Kyokutenho,Yoshikaze, Takekaze and Daido.
0-6: Toyohibiki and Miyabiyama.