Yokozuna Terunofuji G.Gan-Erdene wins 5th career title

2021-09-27 13:50:11

Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. On September 27, yokozuna (Grand Champion) Terunofuji G.Gan-Erdene stepped into the ring against ozeki Shodai for his final match of the Grand Sumo tournament. With a total of 13 wins and 2 losses in this tournament run, he was able to grab his 5th career title on his yokozuna debut. 

Alongside becoming the 5th Mongolian sumo wrestler to get the grand champion title, he has also become the 9th wrestler in sumo history to win his first tournament as a yokozuna. 

At the Autumn Grand Sumo Tournament, Mongolian sumo wrestlers Kiribayama B.Lkhagvasuren and Ichinojo A.Ichinnorov were able to finish their tournament runs with 9 wins and 6 losses, and 8 wins and 6 losses respectively.