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Yokozuna Kakuryu suffered his first loss of the Autumn Grand Sumo Tournament on Thursday, falling behind undefeated co-leaders sekiwake Takakeisho and rank-and-filer Okinoumi on Day 5.

The sole yokozuna in action at Ryogoku Kokugikan lost to the May tournament winner, No. 2 maegashira Asanoyama (3-2), who earned his first kimboshi prize for defeating a grand champion as a rank-and-filer while evening their head-to-head record at one apiece.

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