|Romanized Title:||Chō Shikin Kyori Dageki-sen|
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- Characters Introduced: None
- Locations Introduced: None
- Mentioned Boxers: None
- Title Page Character(s): Makunouchi Ippo, Alfredo Gonzales
Note: Due to Morikawa Jouji's health problems, this issue limited to 8 pages.
Alfredo Gonzales took a liver blow and he bites down his mouthpiece in pain. This was Ippo Makunouchi's first major hit in this match. Makunouchi looks with confidence and Gonzales gets surprised by this. Gonzales thinks for a second that is Makunouchi trying to say that he has an advantage at this range. Coach Kamogawa suddenly realize Gonzales will fight back and yells. While Itagaki Manabu concerns, Aoki Masaru and Kimura Tatsuya cheer for Makunouchi.
Makunouchi and Gonzales both exchange punches, they both misses and protects but in the end Gonzales lands a hit.