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Every day of a sumo tournament contains hundreds of bouts.

From early in the morning until late in the evening, a virtually non-stop parade of wrestlers arrives at the arena. They change, warm up, stand in line in the hanamichi (aisle leading to the ring), fight, get changed again and return to their stable.

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