Abi upsets Terunofuji on the opening day of Nagoya Basho

Wage yokozuna Terunofuji got off to a rocky start to the eighth Emperor’s Cup on Sunday, losing komusubi Abi on the opening day of the Grand Sumo Tournament in Nagoya.

The great champion of Mongolian origin neutralized Abi’s stabbing attack and pushed him to the limit, but the former sekiwake slipped on his side and turned around, pushing back in the final match of the day at the Dolphins Arena in Nagoya.

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