#8 Maegashira Onosho took the only real lead 12 days after the beginning of Thursday’s New Yr’s Grand Sumo Event after the joint chief ozeki Takakeisho misplaced for the second straight day.
Takakeisho’s hanging shot (9-3) put Kiribyama (8-4) beneath strain, however the komusubis left-handed punch unbalanced the ozeki earlier than a beltless arm throw settled the matter for Tokyo’s Ryogoku Kokugikan.
The end result left Onosho (10-2) within the driver’s seat after working his approach round Tamawashi (8-4) in his earlier struggle. Onosho’s opening assault left Tamawashi on the backfoot earlier than the veteran No. 2 emerged with heavy jabs of his personal to search out his approach again to the middle of the elevated ring.
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