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That Time a Sumo Wrestler Had Surgery to Make His Head Taller (Research and Plagiarism)

There are many stories of athletes altering themselves to get ahead but none quite so literal as the subject of today’s video – Mainoumi Shuhei.

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Sources:
https://web.archive.org/web/20170807223508/http://gath.co.nz/bhalg/sumo-mainoumi/
https://books.google.co.uk/books?id=dfIDAAAAMBAJ&pg=PA37&lpg=PA37&dq=takeji+harada&source=bl&ots=CuUprlL0KM&sig=ACfU3U2ZvsV9zPm0r_MuP6nfFijZUWUK_g&hl=en&sa=X&ved=2ahUKEwjsytzck6LgAhUF2qwKHUNFDUcQ6AEwEHoECAUQAQ#v=onepage&q=takeji%20harada&f=false
https://books.google.co.uk/books?id=FwzRAgAAQBAJ&pg=PT21&dq=sumo+weight+classes&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwjRnbOS7LTZAhXsAcAKHczgBRAQ6AEIOjAE#v=onepage&q=sumo%20weight%20classes&f=false
http://www.weirduniverse.net/blog/comments/conehead_sumo
https://uk.reuters.com/article/uk-sumo-japan/sumo-wrestling-japans-ancient-sport-threatened-in-age-of-convenience-idUKBRE8AT0AJ20121130

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Sumo, Eckhard Pecher User:Arcimboldo [CC BY 3.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0)], from Wikimedia Commons
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