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Yokozuna Terunofuji survived a scare and new ozeki Mitakeumi kept his perfect record on Tuesday, the third day of the Spring Grand Sumo Tournament, where two demotion-threatened ozeki again suffered defeats.

After his first defeat of the meet on Monday, Terunofuji (2-1) remained unconvincing at Edion Arena Osaka against Ura (0-3). The No. 1 maegashira nearly escaped being shoved out with a well-executed katasukashi under-shoulder swing-down attempt.

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