[sumo] Day 3 [spoiler] - Kintaro's Sanyaku Musings

Robert Hovestadt sherlockiama at gmail.com
Tue Jan 15 14:21:17 EST 2008


it is a pleasure to read your reports even if I do have trouble figuring out
who is who sometimes.  That keeps me i tune with what is going on.

Sherlockiama

On Jan 15, 2008 4:04 AM, Kintaro <crouchkd at comcast.net> wrote:

> It's a chilly night in ATL.  The green tea feels good, although hot sake
> would feel even better (alas, I have to work in a few hours).  The
> forecast
> for South Haven, MI next week looks very cold.  Your intrepid reporter
> will
> be there next week... brrr...
>
>
>
> First half highlights -- Tosanoumi did a slow motion dohyo dive to lose to
> Kasugao.  Futeno remains undefeated after showing Angelina the ignominious
> bum's rush -- okuridashi (rear push out).  Kyokutenho also remained
> undefeated after a lightning fast yoritaoshi win (frontal crush out) over
> Wakakirin.  Wakanoho went airborne in his hatakikomi (slap down) win over
> Kakuryu -- leaping lizards!  Tall Pockets dropped Toyo-the-Hutt overboard
> with a hikiotoshi (hand pull down).
>
>
>
> Off to the races...
>
>
>
> Kotoshogiku vs. Kisenosato
>
> BoomBoom is fresh from trouncing the mentally unstable Asashoryu,
> delivering
> a humiliating okuritaoshi (rear SLAM down).  Tears rolled down the
> Yokozuna's face as the storm of purple zabuton rained down from the
> delighted spectators.  Today he faces Lumpy, who beat the geriatric Kaio
> by
> yorikiri yesterday.  The men exchange brain cell extinctions at the
> tachi-ai, and Lumpy gets a quick left hand inside.  Then it's the belly
> bump
> across the dohyo before mashing BoomBoom over the bales with a yoritaoshi
> (frontal crush out).
>
>
>
> Aminishiki vs. Wakanosato
>
> Amichan is off to a 2-0 start, while the Naruto-beya strong man dropped to
> 0-2, getting slapped down by the fugly Ruskie.  Aminishiki gets his first
> win over Wakanosato today (in 11 meetings) with an impressive uwatenage
> (overarm throw).
>
>
>
> Goeido vs. Kotomitsuki
>
> Kotomitsuki is the only undefeated Ozeki.  His young opponent is winless,
> having lost to Ama yesterday.  It's a short mawashi struggle, with Goeido
> winning by yorikiri.
>
>
>
> Chiyotaikai vs. Dejima
>
> The one-armed Ozeki is facing the one-legged, former Ozeki.  You may have
> noticed Chiyotaikai's tsuppari attack has a new sound.
>
> We used to hear a rapid-fire, "whap! whap! whap! whap! whap! whap! whap!"
>
> Now it sounds like, "whap! ... ooff... whap!... ugghh... whap!... oofff...
> whap... ugghh."
>
> Chiyo tried using his right arm, weakly attempting a nodo-wa.  The Ozeki
> was
> a little over-extended and Dejima gets his first win by dropping him with
> a
> hikiotoshi (hand pull down).  Chiyotaikai's right arm had no strength, and
> Chiyo is winless.
>
>
>
> Ama vs. Kotooshu
>
> Both men are 1-1.  Ama tried a head lock, but the excessive Brylcreem was
> just too much and he slipped off.  The Bulgarian jumped behind him and won
> by okuridashi (rear push out).
>
>
>
> Kaio vs. Miyabiyama
>
> These are the two biggest boys in Makuuchi, topping the scale at 390
> pounds
> each for a whopping combined weight of 780 pounds (gee, they combine to
> about the same weight as our old friend Tiny Yarbrough).  Kaio's left
> thigh
> is heavily wrapped.  The Artless Miyabiyama lumbers up from his bowling
> ball
> tachi-ai, and surges ahead at the ancient Ozeki.  Kaio absorbs the putrid,
> fetid, loathsome, malodorous, noxious, rancid, rotten, nauseating,
> stinking,
> and vile mountain of diseased flesh.  Kaio thrusts away, sending the offal
> overboard with an oshidashi (frontal push out).
>
>
>
> Tokitenku vs. Asashoryu
>
> It's an all-Mongolian bout today, but Tokitenku is a good soldier -- he
> won't cause the fragile Yokozuna any trouble.  Asashoryu had a large black
> wrapping on his left ankle (hmmm... it could be another manifestation of
> his
> mental illness).  Asashoryu charges ahead, and Tokitenku makes a good show
> of fighting back (yeah... right).  Asashoryu wins by yorikiri.
>
>
>
> Hakuho vs. Toyonoshima
>
> Finally, we're up to the musubi no ichiban.  ToyBoy used the Bulgarian
> Ozeki
> as his own personal spank toy yesterday, but Hakuho is a horse of a
> different color.  Toyonoshima put a few scares in Hakuho, but the Yokozuna
> recovered and tossed ToyBoy overboard with a shitatenage (underarm throw).
>
>
>
> Only Futeno, Kyokutenho, Aminishiki, and Hakuho remain undefeated.
>
> Kintaro heads up the Hanamichi...
>
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