Christmas conundrum! Who am I?

I became a sekitori on the third basho of my career! Still, it’s fair to say I haven’t met expectations as I should have. I’ve earned kinboshi – all of them during the same tournament, which saw an ozeki being promoted to yokozuna right after.

My first stint in san’yaku lasted just one basho, with a 6-9 record. My second spell, however, was way longer.

I share an unusual record with former sekitori Kotonishiki.

I’m born in Nagano-ken on December the 25th. I’m…

6 thoughts on “Christmas conundrum! Who am I?

  1. I got it on my first guess, as the clues were strong ones. I had forgotten he started his career at MS10.

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