• The Associated Press


Yokozuna Asashoryu was handed his second straight loss on Friday when he was overpowered by ozeki Tochiazuma on the 13th day of the Autumn Grand Sumo Tournament.

Asashoryu, who was thrown out by sekiwake Wakanosato for his first loss on Thursday, was unable to take control when Tochiazuma got a hold of the grand champion’s belt shortly after the face off in the day’s final bout at Ryogoku Kokugikan.

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