Destined Rival
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Kanji 宿命の好敵手(ライバル)
Romaji "Shukumei no raibaru"
Episode Number 72
Arc Big Bang Bladers
Previous Episode Horuseus VS Unicorno
Next Episode The Third Match of Cliff's Edge
Japanese August 22, 2010
English August 22, 2011
Theme Music
Opening Galaxy Heart
Ending Ōzora wo Koete Yuke

Destined Rival (宿命の好敵手(ライバル), Shukumei no raibaru) is the seventy second episode (twenty first episode of Metal Fight Beyblade Baku) of the Metal Fight Beyblade anime.


The episode begins with the end of Gingka and Kyoya's match. They struggle to fight to win but end up collapsing on the floor. The match is a draw.

They are both taken to their rooms unconscious while their teams try to wake them up. Then Blader DJ announces that the final battle will determine the winner, who'll go further in the world championships. It is revealed that the final battle is between Tsubasa and Masked Bull(Benkei).

Both Members walk up to the arena but wait!,Benkei and Damle both walk up to the arena. This causes confusion with the audience. Yu then jumps down from the audience and says that he will battle alongside Tsubasa, making it a Double Match.

The Match begins and it seems as in Gan Gan Galaxy is winning. Damle checks out Earth Eagle and he and Benkei use amazing tactics to outwit Tsubasa. Tsubasa then has second thoughts and his dark side kicks in. He destoys everything in his path, including his Team Mate, Yu's Beyblade, Flame Libra. The Eagle beast transforms into a Dragon like bird, which swirls around the stadium, frightening all of the audience and leaving Hikaru traumatised. Eagle then knocks every Beyblade in the stadium out, leaving him in a maniacal state. Gan Gan Galaxy win and move up in the World Championships.Soon,Tsubasa collapses on the ground.

Featured Beybattles

Kyoya vs Ginga

Featured Beys

Rock Leone

Galaxy Pegasis W105R²F


Characters in Order of Appearance

Ginga Hagane

Kyoya Tategami

Special Moves used

lion gale force wall drive

King Lion Reverse Wind Strike

star gazer


Differences in adaptations


Horuseus VS UnicornoThe Third Match of Cliff's Edge

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