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Mike Wesemann


Nagoya Post-basho Report

Aug 12 - As I got up the Monday morning after the basho and scanned the headlines and pictures from the wires, 75% of the attention was placed on Goeido and his securing promotion to Ozeki. Nearly 25% was devoted to Hakuho and his accomplishment of reaching the 30 career yusho mark, and then there was a single story each on Harumafuji and Kotoshogiku. Since the Japanese media considered Goeido and his promotion to Ozeki the biggest story coming out of Nagoya, let's start there and talk about promotion to Ozeki in general.

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