Nagoya season started on July 11 through July 25 as scheduled. There was even opinion that Nagoya season should not have held. Japanese National Broadcasting did not carry live broadcasting as they usually do. The chairman of Sumo Association appeared to apologize on the first day. Number of sightseers reduced by 10%. About 8000 people canceled their tickets. Emperor's office decided not to give the largest award for the champion, Emperor's Trophy to the champion of the season.
For people who are not familiar with this Sumo wrestling sport, Sumo is Japanese traditional wrestling style. 2 muscular guys fight to push the enemy out of field or cause him to fall on the ground.
Time has passed. Sumo Autumn Season started on September 12. There were still some people who were talking about the scandal. The association decided to fire one Ohzeki (2nd Rank next to Yokozuna, 1st Rank). Some others disappeared forever. The damage from the scandal was obvious. The people's center of interest, however, had already shifted from the scandal to the consecutive win record by Haku-Ho. People talked about how many wins Haku-Ho can achieve, if he could win Autumn Season without losing. Haku-Ho looked like Blue Wild Wolf, from Mongolian Prairie, who does not bark, who does not growl, but just attack and fight. He was quiet. When a reporter asked about his pressure, he just said that he fights doing his best.
7th day of the season, he won the match and became official No.2 of the historical record. He continued to win and finished the entire season without losing once again. His continuing win after this season was 62, next to No.1 record of 69. Seniors and former Sumo wrestlers are saying that they cannot imagine anyone who can win Haku-Ho.
People do not talk about the news of Illegal Gambling by Sumo wrestlers any more. People say just about how many more Haku-Ho can win. They talk about if he could replace historical record of 69 wins. If there were no Haku-Ho, if there were no his continuing winning record, the popularity of Sumo would not have recovered this quick. It must not be just me who believe that this Mongolia born young Yokozuna saved Japanese Sumo.
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