Hokutofuji wins ninth straight, Tamawashi one back on day of upsets

No. 8 maegashira Hokutofuji improved to 9-0 at the Autumn Grand Sumo Tournament on Monday, with No. 3 Tamawashi also coming out on top in his bout to stay a win back.

No. 4 Takayasu, No. 10 Nishikifuji and No. 14 Chiyoshoma all won to improve to 7-2, while no one from sumo’s top four ranks has more than six wins as the crowd witnessed another day of upsets at Tokyo’s Ryogoku Kokugikan.

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