Mongolian grand champion Asashoryu never even flinched as he left another hapless victim in his wake to maintain a spotless record at the Autumn Grand Sumo Tournament on Saturday.

The pugnacious yokozuna marched out rank-and-filer Kotoryu in a business-as-usual final bout to stay at 7-0 at Tokyo’s Ryogoku Kokugikan, while ozeki Kaio and rank-and-filer Kakizoe stayed within touching distance one off the pace at the 15-day meet.

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