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Three wrestlers head into the final day of the Autumn Grand Sumo Tournament tied for the lead, with sekiwake duo Takakeisho and Mitakeumi winning on Saturday to set up a showdown with surprise rank-and-filer Okinoumi.

The two wrestlers at sumo’s third-highest rank will battle for the title along with No. 8 maegashira Okinoumi on Sunday at Tokyo’s Ryogoku Kokugikan, after makuuchi newcomer and overnight co-leader Tsurugisho fell off the pace in an otherwise stunning debut tournament.

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