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Ayagawa Gorōji (綾川五郎次, c. 1703 – March 14, 1765) was a sumo wrestler. He is formally recognised as the second yokozuna (grand champion).


A woodblock print of Ayagawa Ayagawa came from Tochigi prefecture and was promoted to ozeki in 1717. According to tradition, he was the strongest wrestler in the Genbun era.[1] He was a famous sumo wrestler in Edo, Osaka and Kyoto. The 17th Oikaze of the Yoshida family, allowed Ayagawa to be his pupil.[2] Very little is known about his sumo career. He was of legendary size, perhaps 2 m (6 ft 7 in) tall and 150 kg (330 lb) in weight. He died on March 14, 1765. His grave can be found in Tochigi.[3] It was not until over a century after his death that he was recognised as the 2nd Yokozuna.

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