Levan Gorgadze lost the second meeting in a row on the 12th day of Hatsu Basho. Tochinoshin faced Ozeki Takakeisho and lost with Kotenage.
This was the 10th meeting of Tochi and Takakeisho. Tochi won 2 meetings and lost 8. As for Takakeisho, he has 10 wins and 2 defeats.
Recall that the Georgian has 5 wins and 7 defeats and in order to end the first tournament of the year with positive balance, he must win all of the remaining 3 meetings. The next opponent of Tochinoshin will be Ozeki Goeido.