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- Characters Introduced: None
- Locations Introduced: None
- Techniques Introduced: None
- Mentioned Boxers: None
- Title Page Character(s): Takamura Mamoru, Itou Takaaki, Kamogawa Genji, Makunouchi Ippo, Kimura Tatsuya, Aoki Masaru
As the match begins, the fearful yet determined challenger follows his plan and throws a flurry of left jabs that are easily avoided by the champion. Instead of using the opportunity to deliver a counter, Takamura simply returns with left jabs of his own that land one after the other. After seeing nothing but jabs from the champion they expected to see using his bear slayer punch, the attendants begin to demand him to utilize his right as well, otherwise he will not be able to finish the fight. However before the round ends, Takamura successfully knocks down his opponent and wins the match when the former is unable to get up before the ten count.
Kamogawa is angry at the fact that Takamura tricked both him and Yagi into thinking that each other approved of the bear skin idea, but is unable to say anything to the champion after such performance. As Takamura leaves the ring, both his coach and manager agree that he is ready to face the world rankers.
After the fight, the entire group goes to celebrate at Sugar Ray