Texas sumotori Wakaichiro prevailed in his day 12 match against Chiyonosora, improving his record to 2-4 for November. Although he is already make-koshi (majority losses), every win counts in computing the January new years ranking. With a final match remaining, his fans are hoping for an additional win.
The match was short, fast and aggressive. Contrary to the prior two matches, Wakaichiro was able to keep his balance centered, and applied maximum pressure on his opponent.