January 2017, Day 12, Chiyoshoma v Sokokurai

Hard-fought bout between two similarly-sized wrestlers. Sokokurai plays the patient game again, waiting for an opportunity to counter. But he gives up a right-handed grip on the front of his belt that he just can’t break – Chiyoshoma hangs on like a badger and uses the right arm to throw Sokokurai with an uwatedashinage (pulling overarm throw). Sokokurai falls to three losses, now two losses behind Kisenosato. Mathematically still in it, but a title shot is unlikely.

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