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Newly promoted ozeki Terunofuji will be out to prove his stunning championship victory in May was no fluke when the Nagoya Grand Sumo Tournament gets underway on Sunday.

The 23-year-old Mongolian whose real name is Gantulga Ganerdene, earned promotion after a 12-3 mark at May’s summer tourney in Tokyo, clinching the title thanks in part to a late meltdown by yokozuna and fellow Mongolian Hakuho.

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