With Makunouchi Ippo wanting to continue his research as a coach, Kamogawa Genji suggested for him to go to Mexico for the best materials to help his studying. Ippo goes to Mexico, where Sendō Takeshi and Alfredo Gonzales have an upcoming pre-world title match against each other before super champion Ricardo Martinez's WBA featherweight title defence.
Ippo's Arrival to Mexico
Pre-World Title Match - Sendō Takeshi VS. Alfredo Gonzales
World Title Match - WBA Featherweight Champion - Ricardo Martinez VS. Former WBC Featherweight Champion - Billy McCallum
Ippo's Return to Japan
|Bold Retirement Saga|
|Ippo in Mexico Arc|