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Much has been made about Hakuho coming from behind in Fukuoka last week to claim his latest Emperor’s Cup. And rightly so.

Rounding off the 15 days of action with a convincing yorikiri win over fellow yokozuna Kakuryu to finish with a 14-1 record, in the process picking up his fourth consecutive title, far more important was the fact that this was his 32nd career yusho to date.

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