Ichinojo wins the first Emperor’s Cup after losing at Terunofuji

Ichinojo won his first Emperor’s Cup at the Grand Sumo Tournament in Nagoya on Sunday, winning his last match against Private Ur before the combined night leader, a lone yokozuna Terunofuji lost ozeki Takakeisho.

The two contenders of Mongolian origin deadlocked 11-3 as they entered the final day of the 15-day tournament at the Dolphins Arena, where several wrestlers were forced to pull out of the competition due to the coronavirus.

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