Undefeated yokozuna Harumafuji clinched his fifth career championship with one day to spare, bullying out ozeki Kakuryu at the New Year Grand Sumo Tournament on Saturday.

The yokozuna surpassed all expectations with an insurmountable 14-0 mark after a crash-and-burn yokozuna debut in November, where he suffered the indignity of losing his final five bouts.

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