Nanbu is unable to stop the match between Junk Dog and Yuuri, as the boss of the underground ring has allowed it to go ahead, Yuuri gives himself a handicap by only fighting with one hand, but Junk Dog forces him to fight with both hands, nevertheless Junk Dog is knocked out in the first round. Junk Dog gets up just as Yuuri is leaving and tells him that he still isn't satisfied, Yuuri tells him that if he wants to fight him again then he needs to work his way up to fighting him in a proper Megalonia match. While out riding his motorcycle, Junk Dog sees a billboard that says "It's a wonderful District life. Not for your average joe." which further inspires him to enter Megalonia. Nanbu tells him that he would need a citizenship ID to enter the tournament. Junk Dog starts defying Nanbu and fights with his full strength, easily defeating his opponent in a fight he was supposed to lose, this gets Nanbu in trouble with the mob boss Fujimaki, who runs the underground ring. Nanbu manages to bargain his way out by telling Fujimaki that he'll pay him back with the money he'll earn when Junk Dog wins Megalonia. Fujimaki complies and creates a forged ID for Junk Dog, who chooses the name Joe.