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Harumafuji clung to the lead with a gutsy win over a determined opponent on Saturday, the penultimate day of the Nagoya Grand Sumo Tournament.

Looking to win his eighth grand sumo title, the Mongolian yokozuna faced a severe challenge by ozeki Goeido (7-7), who forced Harumafuji back to the straw on his initial charge and failed twice to topple him after that at Aichi Prefectural Gymnasium.

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