Mongolian-born yokozuna, or grand champion, Harumafuji (right) and his stable master Isegahama bow during a press conference to announce Harumafuji's retirement in Dazaifu, Fukuoka prefecture. Photo: AFP

Sumo grand champion steps down after brutal attack on rival

Mongolia’s Harumafuji retires after fracturing wrestler’s skull while out drinking in an incident that even Japanese Prime Minister Abe weighed in

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Mongolian-born yokozuna, or grand champion, Harumafuji (right) and his stable master Isegahama bow during a press conference to announce Harumafuji's retirement in Dazaifu, Fukuoka prefecture. Photo: AFP
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