In his first match of Haru, Texas sumotori Wakaichiro overpowered the much larger Sakaefuji, forcing him from the ring in a flurry of thrusts. This is a far cry from the Wakaichiro of Kyushu who struggled against his Sandanme opponents. He was out matched in terms of height, reach and weight, but dismantled his opponent with skill and confidence. With the win, Wakaichiro starts Haru with a 1-0 record.
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