Taped-up yokozuna Kisenosato battled against famous misfortune to win the Spring Grand Sumo rivalry in passionate outline, smashing in-edge ozeki Terunofuji twice on Sunday and transforming into the primary as of late lifted yokozuna to win a title in 22 years.
After bearing a tumble to one side shoulder on Friday, Kisenosato was insufficient the following day, when his second in succession disaster allowed Terunofuji to stand out. Requiring a win on Sunday to even their records at 13-2 and oblige a title playoff, Kisenosato by some methods survived while his adversary slipped to the surface.
Yokozuna Harumafuji sent Kisenosato tumbling down the ring to his first thrashing as yokozuna - and left him with a damage - on Friday, the thirteenth day of the Spring Grand Sumo Tournament, where ozeki Terunofuji now imparts the lead likewise to one defeat.
Harumafuji (10-3) left Kisenosato reeling with a solid low charge and the Mongolian didn't let his adversary move out, pounding the debutant yokozuna out and off the ring in the day's last bout.