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Mike Wesemann


Day 13 Comments

Sept. 23 - Prior to watching the day 13 bouts, I was thinking about something I could lead off with today, and I kept going back to Takayasu. In his first basho ranked at Sekiwake--or Sekiwookie in his case, he's generating major headlines for his appearance on the leaderboard, his supposed big wins over elite rikishi, and now talk about his possible promotion to Ozeki. Because Takayasu is half-Japanese half-Filipino, he's kind of flown under the radar a bit. He can't really be considered a gaijin rikishi because he was born in Japan to a Japanese father, but he's not really embraced...

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