• Kyodo


Hakuho looked to be back to his frightening best Wednesday, mauling second-ranked maegashira Aminishiki to stay one win off the early pace at the Kyushu Grand Sumo Tournament.

Looking to erase the disappointment of missing out on the all-time consecutive wins record, the Mongolian yokozuna (3-1) put on a sumo clinic in the day’s final bout at Fukuoka Kokusai Center, getting a firm left-handed grip on Aminishiki’s mawashi before ushering him out of the dohyo.

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