Tobizaru upsets yokozuna Terunofuji on day two of the fall basho

Basic grappler Tobizaru maneuvered yokozuna Terunofuji at the Autumn Grand Sumo Tournament on Monday, skillfully using a push-and-thrust strategy to pull off the upset.

Knowing that the yokozuna would be practically unbeatable if he got a belt grab, the No. 1 maegashira Tobizaru (1-1) held Terunofuji (1-1) at arm’s length with a series of well-directed shots before knocking him out.

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