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Yokozuna Kisenosato will be looking to shake off recent injury concerns and win his third straight title at the upcoming Summer Grand Sumo Tournament as the head-to-heads for the event’s first two days were announced Friday.

Should he make a similarly risk-free performance as at the last two meets where he posted 14-1 and 13-2 records, Kisenosato, who sits atop the prestigious east slot, is once again the odds-on favorite to win the 15-day meet at Tokyo’s Ryogoku Kokugikan.

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