Chuu places the knives in the ring, and tells Yusuke the rules. They each stand with their feet to the knives, and whoever steps out of bounds first dies. Meanwhile, they punch each other inside. So, it's truly a test of a endurance. Yusuke steps up to the challenge.
The announcer states that it's illegal to make up rules during the fight, but after the crowd cheers, the commitee approves the deathmatch. The men begin fighting, one taking turns punching the other. In the stands, Keiko can't stand to watch the fight any longer, and after Shiziru makes a sarcastic comment about Yusuke, she runs off. Shiziru follows her, and soon they're lost in a catacomb of hallways inside the arena.
Meanwhile, Sakyo asks Toguro if his other teammates have arrived yet. Toguro doesn't know. Then, we see a man in a black cloak and a metal mouth-mask dodge some guards by apparently. . .blowing them up. His name is Karasu, and he's a member of the Toguro Team.
Back in the hallways, Shiziru loses sight of Ke