In what will surely become the most-hotly debated Kokugi Konnections ever,
Chris Gould attempts, for the first time in history, to compile a list of contenders
for Makuuchi Match of the Decade. Choose your favourite and send us an e-mail at:
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Ten years ago, the 90s seemed the most radical sumo decade Japan would ever witness.
As a 1500-year-old sport ushered in the New Year of 1990, it did so in the knowledge that
no non-Japanese had ever made its highest rank or won more than a single top-division
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Kaio's main rival as Tomozuna's all-time number one rikishi is the 22nd
Yokozuna Tachiyama Mineemon who led Ozumo singlehandedly after the so-called
Golden Age of Hitachiyama- Umegatani. From the 1910 June Basho until the 1916
May Basho, Tachiyama was virtually unbeatable... Read more...
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