The Dragon Slayer Arc, also known as The Owari Dragon Arc, is the nine-teenth story arc in the series and the third in the Rising Saga.


KING OF HAWK (462-465)

Sendo VS. Unnamed Opponent, Takamura Mamoru VS. Larry Bernard.

Training: Improved Dempsey Roll (466-480)

Sawamura background, Ippo spars with Volg, Volg leaves to America.

Main Event: JBC Featherweight Title Match (481-502)

Makunouchi Ippo VS. Sawamura Ryūhei.



  • "The Owari Dragon Arc" (尾張の竜編), name taken from Best Bouts book Makunouchi Ippo VS. Sawamura Ryūhei.
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