The victory in Takakeisho allowed Yokozuna to move up the career ladder

aloud Takakeisho claimed a landslide victory on Tuesday, the third day of the Spring Sumo Grand Tournament. yokozuna application for promotion on the move after the opening day defeat.

Takakeishō (2-1), who could reach the highest rank by winning the Emperor’s Cup here after his New Year’s title in January, fired one of his trademark explosive charges and forced No. 1 Shodai (2-1) in the blink of an eye at Edion Arena Osaka.

Shodai got off to a great start in the 15-day meeting, in contrast to the struggles early in the tournament that dogged him as an ozeki and led to his demotion. He showed some hardness, but was forced out.

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