[sumo] Tokitenku vs. Asashoryu

Clay Holden cholden at kappa-joe.com
Tue Jan 15 23:39:09 EST 2008


On 1/15/08 1:18 PM, "Jim Bitgood" <Jimbit2 at comcast.net> wrote:

> Thank you both for confirming what I thought I saw. It looked to me
> like Asa took off a whole lot earlier than Tokitenku did. But since
> I'm half a world away and the Gyoji is right there, I couldn't call a
> matta. I could yell at the top of my lungs and that would only wake
> up the neighbors at 4am :-)

Even if you were at the Kokugikan, it would probably still at least scare
your 'neighbors' ;-)

FWIW, that's what I thought I saw as well, but then again the Gyoji aren't
actually required to commit seppukku anymore when they totally blow the call
(as we've seen more than once recently).

Clay



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