On the 12th, grand sumo wrestler Kakuryu Oyakata (former yokozuna) attended a talk show at the Sumo Museum in Tokyo's Ryogoku Kokugikan, wishing for the birth of a new ozeki. The lone yokozuna Terunofuji has an old knee injury, and the three ozekis lack stability. He pointed out that ``the situation is not the same at the moment,'' and urged the three pillars to inspire, saying, ``It will be difficult to rise if this is the same.'' Regarding Asanoyama, a former Ozeki who returned from the third stage to the 15th East Makushita, he predicted, "If he returns, he will be an unpleasant opponent in the higher ranks.

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