Harumafuji downs Hakuho to win Nagoya sumo tournament
Ozeki Harumafuji defeated Yokozuna Hakuho on Sunday to win the Nagoya sumo tournament. It was his 3rd Emperor’s Cup title.
Both Mongolian wrestlers went into the final with perfect 14-0 records for the tournament, the first time in 29 years that an undefeated ozeki faced an undefeated yokozuna in the final. After the face-off, Harumafuji quickly backpedaled the yokozuna and forced him over the edge at the Aichi Prefectural Gymnasium.