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Yokozuna Kisenosato’s bid for a third consecutive championship title took an early blow with a shock defeat to komusubi Yoshikaze on Sunday, the opening day of the Summer Grand Sumo Tournament.

Kakuryu also suffered an upset, but the other two yokozuna — Hakuho and Harumafuji — emerged unscathed to make winning starts at Ryogoku Kokugikan.

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