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With the release of the banzuke (rankings) for the upcoming spring meet, yokozuna Hakuho becomes just the second man in sumo history to reach 100 tournaments in the top division.

Surpassing ozeki Kaio’s record 107 tournaments in makuuchi would require staying active for another 12 months, but even if Hakuho only makes it as far as September, he’ll have spent an incredible 84 tournaments ranked at yokozuna – twice as many as Asashoryu.

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