Tamawashi stayed one win clear of his nearest rivals at the Autumn Grand Sumo Tournament on Friday after comfortably beating fellow title contender Nishikifuji.
The No. 3 maegashira from Mongolia, who won his only Emperor’s Cup in January 2019, improved to 11-2 by thrusting down No. 10 Nishikifuji (9-4).
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Autumn Grand Sumo Tournament, Tamawashi