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- Characters Introduced: None
- Locations Introduced: Imanishi North High School
- Techniques Introduced: None
- Mentioned Boxers: None
- Title Page Character(s): Takamura Mamoru, Makunouchi Ippo
After so many police reports on their activities, the school counselor advises Aoki and Kimura to separate in order to have a better academic life. They respond to this with violence and are expelled. They later catch Aoki's girlfriend cheating and Kimura stops her from running away. Aoki tries to hit her but is unable to do it and explains to Kimura that he actually loved her.
Seeking revenge from their attackers, Aoki and Kimura challenge the students from the opposing school to a street fight. Despite been able to take out many of them, the outnumbered pair is defeated and receives a beating even after they can not fight back. Takamura, who along with Miyata was on his way to the gym, recognizes Aoki. The students, who are afraid of Takamura and believe him to be friends of Aoki and Kimura, leave when he tells them to. Instead of being thankful, Kimura states that he will not have his fights been taken away as well and decides to fight Takamura. Aoki stops him and tells him that he will be the one to fight Takamura. Takamura responds by revealing he made a promise to not use his fists in a street fight but will give it all he has now. When Kimura notices Takamura's muscles, he realizes he must be a fighter and Miyata responds that he is a boxer.