No. 2 maegashira Ichinojo beat Ura in an earlier bout to go one better than the lone grand champion.
The lone grand champion got off to a solid start but couldn’t finish off his opponent.
Wakatakakage and Takanosho will be looking to challenge the grand champion.
If healthy, the lone yokozuna will be the man to beat, but Mitakeumi and Wakatakakage seek to challenge.
The Fukushima native becomes the first new sekiwake in 86 years to claim the championship.
~~ Three newly promoted wrestlers will be in the spotlight as they seek to challenge lone yokozuna Terunofuji for the title at the Spring Grand Sumo...
With his third career title, the sekiwake will be considered for promotion to ozeki.
The Dewanoumi stable wrestler has a one-win lead over Terunofuji at the midway point.
The No. 3 maegashira knocks the lone grand champion out of the lead with a huge upset.
The Mongolian-born grappler was pushed to the brink by upset-minded Daieisho.
But as history has shown, unexpected challengers can emerge at any time, especially with several outstanding wrestlers coming up the ranks.
The lone yokozuna won his second straight tournament at the sport's highest rank.