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Terunofuji, sumo’s lone yokozuna lost to No. 1 maegashira Daieisho on a day of upsets at the Spring Grand Sumo Tournament on Monday.

Newly promoted Mitakeumi was the only victorious ozeki on Day 2, with both demotion-threatened kadoban ozeki, Takakeisho and Shodai, failing to make progress toward the eight wins required to avoid dropping from sumo’s second-highest rank.

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