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Kyokushuho
KYOKUSHūHō KōKI (旭秀鵬 滉規) (born August 9, 1988 as ERDENBATOR TOMURBATOR is a sumo wrestler from Ulan-Bator , Mongolia. Making his professional debut in 2007, he reached the top makuuchi division for the first time in 2012. His highest rank has been maegashira 4, achieved in January 2016. He has one juryō division yūshō or tournament championship. He is a member of the Tomozuna stable . CONTENTS * 1 Early life and sumo background * 2 Career * 3 Fighting style * 4 Career record * 5 See also * 6 References * 7 External links EARLY LIFE AND SUMO BACKGROUNDIn 2004, Tomurbator first came to Japan. He came as an exchange student through the Mongolian Judo Federation and became a student at Motosu City First High School in Gifu prefecture. In his second year of high school he took first place in the prefectural judo tournament and went on to take third place in the Tōkai regional tournament
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2013 In Sumo
The following are the events in professional sumo during 2013. CONTENTS * 1 Tournaments * 2 News * 2.1 January * 2.2 February * 2.3 March * 2.4 April * 2.5 May * 2.6 September * 2.7 October * 2.8 November * 2.9 December * 3 Deaths * 4 See also * 5 References TOURNAMENTS * Hatsu basho , Ryōgoku Kokugikan , Tokyo , 13 January – 27 January * Haru basho, Osaka Prefectural Gymnasium , Osaka , 10 March – 24 March * Natsu basho, Ryōgoku Kokugikan, Tokyo, 12 May – 26 May * Nagoya basho, Aichi Prefectural Gymnasium , Nagoya , 7 July – 21 July * Aki basho, Ryōgoku Kokugikan, Tokyo, 15 September – 29 September * Kyushu basho, Fukuoka Kokusai Center , Kyushu , 10 November – 24 November NEWSJANUARY Taihō (pictured here in December 2011) died in January. * 10: It is announced that the famous Nishonoseki stable is to close after the Hatsu basho, due to the poor health of the incumbent stablemaster, ex komusubi Kongō
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2012 In Sumo
The following are the events in professional sumo during 2012. CONTENTS * 1 Tournaments * 2 News * 2.1 January * 2.2 February * 2.3 March * 2.4 April * 2.5 May * 2.6 June * 2.7 July * 2.8 August * 2.9 September * 2.10 October * 2.11 November * 2.12 December * 3 Deaths * 4 See also * 5 References TOURNAMENTS * Hatsu basho , Ryōgoku Kokugikan , Tokyo , 8 – 22 January * Haru basho, Osaka Prefectural Gymnasium , Osaka , 11 – 25 March * Natsu basho, Ryōgoku Kokugikan, Tokyo, 6 – 20 May * Nagoya basho, Aichi Prefectural Gymnasium , Nagoya , 8 – 22 July * Aki basho, Ryōgoku Kokugikan, Tokyo, 9 – 23 September * Kyushu basho, Fukuoka Kokusai Center , Kyushu , 11 – 25 November NEWSJANUARY Baruto won his first championship in January * 6: Yokozuna Hakuho performs the dohyo-iri ceremony at the Meiji Shrine in front of hundreds of sumo fans to mark the New Year
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2014 In Sumo
2014 IN SUMO saw the traditional six major tournaments or basho held in January, March, May, July, September and November as usual. The yokozuna Hakuhō won five of the six tournaments taking his total of yūshō to 32 to equal the record of Taihō . Kakuryū 's victory in March saw him promoted to become the sport's 71st yokozuna. Consistent performances at the rank of sekiwake saw Gōeidō being promoted to ōzeki for the September tournament. The most notable retirement was that of the former ōzeki Kotoōshū
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2010 In Sumo
The following are the events in professional sumo during 2010. CONTENTS * 1 Tournaments * 2 News * 2.1 January * 2.2 February * 2.3 March * 2.4 April * 2.5 May * 2.6 June * 2.7 July * 2.8 August * 2.9 September * 2.10 October * 2.11 November * 2.12 December * 3 Deaths * 4 See also * 5 References TOURNAMENTS * Hatsu basho , Ryogoku Kokugikan , Tokyo , 10 January – 24 January * Haru basho, Osaka Prefectural Gymnasium , Osaka , 14 March – 28 March * Natsu basho, Ryogoku Kokugikan, Tokyo, 9 May – 23 May * Nagoya basho, Aichi Prefectural Gymnasium , Nagoya , 11 July – 25 July * Aki basho, Ryogoku Kokugikan, Tokyo, 12 September – 26 September * Kyushu basho, Fukuoka International Centre , Kyushu , 14 November – 28 November NEWSJANUARY * 12: At the Hatsu basho in Tokyo, ozeki Kaio wins his 808th top makuuchi division bout by throwing down former ozeki Chiyotaikai , breaking the record set by Chiyonofuji in 1991
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Nagoya
NAGOYA (名古屋市, Nagoya-shi, Japanese pronunciation: ) is the largest city in the Chūbu region of Japan
Japan
. It is Japan's third-largest incorporated city and the fourth most populous urban area. It is located on the Pacific
Pacific
coast on central Honshu
Honshu
. It is the capital of Aichi Prefecture
Aichi Prefecture
and is one of Japan's major ports along with those of Tokyo
Tokyo
, Osaka
Osaka
, Kobe
Kobe
, Yokohama
Yokohama
, Chiba , and Kitakyushu . It is also the center of Japan's third-largest metropolitan region , known as the Chūkyō Metropolitan Area . As of 2015 , 2.28 million people lived in the city, part of Chūkyō Metropolitan Area's 9.10 million people
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Fukuoka
FUKUOKA (福岡市, Fukuoka-shi, Japanese: ) is the capital city of Fukuoka Prefecture
Fukuoka Prefecture
, situated on the northern shore of the Japanese island of Kyushu
Kyushu
. It is the most populous city on the island, followed by Kitakyushu . It is the largest city and metropolitan area west of Keihanshin . The city was designated on April 1, 1972, by government ordinance . Greater Fukuoka
Fukuoka
(福岡都市圏), with 2.5 million people (2005 census), is part of the heavily industrialized Fukuoka– Kitakyushu zone as well as Northern Kyushu
Kyushu
. As of 2015 , Fukuoka
Fukuoka
is Japan’s fifth largest city, having passed the population of Kobe
Kobe
. As of July 2011 , Fukuoka
Fukuoka
passed the population of Kyoto
Kyoto

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Sanshō (Sumo)
SANSHō 三賞, literally "three prizes" are the three special prizes awarded to top ( Makuuchi ) division sumo wrestlers for exceptional performance during a sumo honbasho or tournament. The prizes were first awarded in November 1947. CRITERIAAll wrestlers in the top division below the rank of ōzeki are eligible. In order to be considered for a special prize a rikishi must make a kachi-koshi or majority of wins during the tournament. Among eligible rikishi, the prize winners are decided by a panel which includes press writers covering the tournament. There is no requirement that the prizes must be awarded, and it sometimes happens that one or more of the sanshō are not given
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Komusubi
MAKUUCHI (幕内) or MAKUNOUCHI (幕の内) is the top division of the six divisions of professional sumo . Its size is fixed at 42 wrestlers (rikishi ), ordered into five ranks according to their ability as defined by their performance in previous tournaments. This is the only division that is featured on NHK
NHK
's standard live coverage of sumo tournaments. The lower divisions are shown on their satellite coverage, with only the makuuchi broadcast having bilingual English commentary. Makuuchi literally means "inside the curtain", a reference to the early period of professional sumo, when there was a curtained-off area reserved for the top ranked wrestlers to sit before appearing for their bouts. Wrestlers are considered for promotion or demotion in rank before each grand tournament according to their performance in the one previous
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List Of Sumo Tournament Second Division Champions
This is a list of wrestlers who have won the sumo second division jūryō championship since 1909, when the current championship system was established. These official tournaments are held exclusively in Japan. The wrestler who has won the most jūryō championships is Masurao , with five. Wakanami and Tagaryū are the only wrestlers to have won a jūryō championship after winning a top division or makuuchi title. The only wrestlers to win the jūryō championship but never earn promotion to the top division are Genbuyama (1927), Sagahikari (1957), Tochiizumi (1983), Hidenohana (1988) and Daigaku (1991). CONTENTS * 1 1958 to present * 2 1909 to 1957 * 3 See also * 4 References 1958 TO PRESENTThe first table below lists the champions since the six tournament system instituted in 1958
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