Baki the Grappler Maximum Tournament Saga

Maximum Tournament Saga

Baki the Grappler Maximum Tournament Saga

First Air Date: July 23, 2001

First Aired on    :   2001
Episodes    :   24 episodes



Episodes

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2x24 Rencounter (December 24, 2001)


In flashback, the United States government sends its special forces to South America to kill a young Yujiro.


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2x23 Final Strike (December 24, 2001)


Baki and Jack Hammer continue to fight in the finals as Jack's body breaks down.


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2x22 Soldiers Misfortune (December 17, 2001)


Baki and Jack Hammer continue to fight in the final match. In flashback to Vietnam, Yujiro breaks into an American base and terrorizes the soldiers; later, Jack is born.


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2x21 Blood Battle (December 10, 2001)


Baki faces Jack Hammer in the final match of the tournament. Also, in flashback Yujiro meets Jack's mother in Vietnam.


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2x20 The Finals (December 03, 2001)


Baki and Jack Hammer think about the training and hardships they've endured to reach their current level of ability.


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2x19 Monster (November 26, 2001)


In the second match of the semi-finals, Shibukawa Goki faces Jack Hammer.


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2x18 Warriors Legacy (November 19, 2001)


Baki fights Retsu Kaio in the first match of the semi-finals.


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2x17 Doppo vs Shibukawa (November 12, 2001)


Shibukawa Goki faces Doppo in the fourth match of the quarter-finals.


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2x16 How to Build a Better Monster (November 05, 2001)


Andreanof Garland and Jack Hammer continue to fight in the third match of the quarter-finals. Also, Hammer's training history is revealed.


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2x15 The Ace and the Serpent (October 29, 2001)


In the second fight of the quarter-finals, Katsumi faces Retsu Kaio; Andreanof Garland fights an anaconda to make things fair, since he hasn't fought in the tournament yet, and then he faces Jack Hammer in the third fight of the quarter-finals.


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2x14 Deception (October 22, 2001)


Igari begs Baki to let him win, and they fight in the first match of the quarter-finals.


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2x13 Misdirection (October 15, 2001)


Yujiro fights against all of the tournament losers; in the second D-Block match of round two, Shibukawa Goki faces Shinogi Kousho.


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2x12 Survivor (October 08, 2001)


In the first D-Block match of round two, Doppo faces Amanai Yu; Baki takes Kozue to the site of his mother's death.


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2x11 The Chained Patriot (October 01, 2001)


Andreanof Garland, the last reserver, is introduced when it is deemed that Shiba is in no condition to fight in the next round; in the second C-Block match of round two, Jack Hammer faces Misaki Kengo.


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2x10 Robe of Death (September 24, 2001)


In the first C-Block match of round two, Shiba Chiharu faces Ian McGregor.


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2x09 Measure of a Man (September 17, 2001)


In the second B-Block match of round two, Hanayama faces Orochi Katsumi.


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2x08 Eras End (September 10, 2001)


In the second A-Block match of round two, Igari faces Kinryuzan; in the first B-Block match of round two, Retsu Kaio faces Mount Toba.


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2x07 Fighting the Past (September 03, 2001)


The fourth D-Block match of round one continues as Shinogi Kureha and Shinogi Kousho continue to fight; Baki faces Zulu in the first A-Block match of round two.


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2x06 The Tigerslayer Returns (August 27, 2001)


Richard Filth, a bouncer, faces Orochi Doppo in the second D-Block match of round one; Roger Harlon, an amateur wrestler, faces the jujutsu master Shibukawa Goki in the third D-Block match of round one; Shinogi Kureha faces Shinogi Kousho in the fourth D-Block match of round one.


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2x05 User (August 20, 2001)


Brazilian Jiu-jitsu master Sergio Silva faces pit-fighter Jack Hammer in the fourth C-Block match of round one; Yujiro tries to fight Hammer, but Baki intervenes; shoot wrestler Yamamoto Minoru faces Amanai Yu in the first D-Block match of round one.


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2x04 The King Returns (August 13, 2001)


Yujiro arrives and enters his protégé Amanai Yu in the tournament; in the first C-Block match of round one, heavyweight boxing world champion Ian McGregor fights Taekwondo master Li Moko; in the second C-Block match of round one, biker gang leader Shiba Chiharu fights judo master Hatanaka Kohei; in the third C-Block match of round one, Shorinji Kenpo master Misaki Kengo fights pro wrestler Mike Queen.


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2x03 Darkness from Light (August 06, 2001)


Baki saves the Yasha Ape's son from Katsumi; in the third B-Block match of round one, Hanayama fights the Japanese Kenpo master Inagi Bunnoshin; in the fourth B-Block match of round one, Roland Gustaf, a catch-as-catch-can wrestler, fights Orochi Katsumi.


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2x02 Reverse (July 30, 2001)


In the third A-Block match of round one, heavyweight kickboxing champion Rob Robinson takes on the professional wrestler Anton Igari; in the fourth A-Block match of round one, Motobe Izo fights the grand sumo Kinryuzan; in the first B-Block match of round one, the Sambo master Sergei Taktaroff fights Retsu Kaio, a master of Chinese Kenpo; in the second B-Block match of round one, Kato fights the son of the Yasha Ape.


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2x01 The Opening (July 23, 2001)


Mitsunari Tokugawa announces his plans for a world martial arts tournament, and fighters from around the world gather for it. In the first fight of round one in the A-Block, Baki Hanma fights Artemis Regan, a professional wrestler; in the second fight of round one in the A-Block, Vale Tudo master Zulu fights Muay Thai master Dentoranee Jitpika.




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