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Hakuho Recovery Update

The Yokozuna Back To Making Public Appearances

While the sumo world was focused on the excitement at the Kokugikan in Tokyo, Yokozuna Hakuho underwent surgery… 176 more words


Hakuho (白鵬) Recovery Progressing - Resumes Training

The greatest Yokozuna in recorded history, Hakuho, missed the September sumo tournament to undergo surgery to remove bone fragments from his right big toe, and repair some damage to his left knee. 81 more words


Hakuho's Toe Surgery Complete

Via twitter

It seems that Hakuho is out of surgery, and the effort to repair his big toe (and from the look of the after surgery picture, his ankle) is complete.   13 more words

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Hakuho Surgery Monday For Toe Injury

According to the Japan Times, Yokozuna Hakuho will undergo surgery to remove at least one bone chip from his right big toe. He will be hospitalized for a day. 89 more words

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Hakuho Out For September Tournament

Earlier today, in Tokyo (via Japan Times), Hakuho announced he would be out (Kyujo) of the September tournament in Tokyo. I am sure that the fans are disappointed, he is disappointed and everyone wants to see this guy defeat all comers like he normally would. 291 more words

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Concerns For The Boss (Hakuho)

Hakuho (白鵬 翔) Back To Practice, Will Try To Make September Tournament

From the tweet cited below, Hakuho resumed practice today. I have mixed feelings and dread about this news. 249 more words

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Hakuho Out For September Tournament?

Rumors are bubbling that the most dominant wrestler in recorded Sumo history may sit out the September Tokyo tournament. It was fairly clear from Nagoya that he had hurt more than his big toe ( 101 more words

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