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Former sumo wrestler Hokutokuni has his top knot cut by his stable... News PhotoCeremony,Former,Horizontal,Japan,Retirement,Ryōgoku Kokugikan,Sport,Sumo Oyakata,Sumo Wrestling,Tokyo - JapanPhotographer Collection: The Asahi Shimbun 2013 The Asahi ShimbunTOKYO, JAPAN - FEBRUARY 02: (CHINA OUT, SOUTH KOREA OUT) Former sumo wrestler Hokutokuni has his top knot cut by his stable master Hakkaku during his retirement ceremony at Ryogoku Kokugikan on February 2, 2013 in Tokyo, Japan. Hokutokuni, is the only wrestler in more than 225 years history of sumo who repromoted to Sekitori (above Juryo rank) after dropping out of the ranking due to his right wrist operation and unable to compete more than an year. (Photo by The Asahi Shimbun via Getty Images)