[sumo] Injury

Sumobaba sumobab at attglobal.net
Mon Jun 11 18:29:31 EDT 2007

Wishful thinking. Everyone would probably say he was being temperamental now
that there's a new Yokozuna. You know how it is - damned if you do, damned
if you don't.


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From: sumo-bounces at webtrek.com [mailto:sumo-bounces at webtrek.com] On Behalf
Of cottonwood at cymbalom.net
Sent: Monday, June 11, 2007 6:26 PM
To: sumo at webtrek.com
Subject: RE: [sumo] Injury

Yes, I remember this.  I wonder if he might sit a basho out now that there's
new yokozuna and REALLY get himself healed completely...

Angie aka Takanjisafari in Texas, US

>He had injuries before the Natsu basho. While he never did (nor would)
>acknowledge these publicly, he did allude to one of the problems in
>Senshuraku talk as posted on the Sumo Forum here: 
>Asashoryu (10-5) losing to Hakuho by uwate-dashinage, 50.9 seconds
>(Could not become the Wall he stated prior to the basho but never making
>left elbow and right shoulder injuries as an excuse)
>"I wasn't moving at all. The first thing I need to do is to get myself
>healed completely (rubbing his bandaged left elbow). I promised you I'd be
>the wall. For that I need to apologize to you all I couldn't be that wall.
>It seems once I got on the dohyo, I just turned into a regular guy."
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