Top 10 Dragon Ball Z Fights


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1Goku vs. Frieza

It was great because goku turned super saiyan for the first time and dying namek was a epic place to battle

Frieza is without a doubt the greatest villain of all time. His battle tactics are amazing, his fighting style and power are pheonomenal (at the time) and most importantly, It's what made Goku a Super Saiyan. It had epic dialogue and fluent battle scenes, with bone crunching martial arts combat and over powered ki blasts. Frieza is also a bad - ass villain, as he has the greatest ego of all time! Simply a classic of all fighting anime!

This fight is definitely number 1. Out of all the DBZ fights, this is the most hate charged. The buildup, where we learn about the history of the Saiyans and Frieza made it so much more intense. Learning about Frieza's destruction of the Planet Vegeta, corruption of kid Vegeta, killing of Krillin, Vegeta, and the entire Saiyan race makes this fight so intense. Only in 2 other fights do we see the same level of emotion: Gohan vs. Cell, and Goku vs. Vegeta. Gohan only got mad at the end, and Goku was just Messin with Vegeta in their fight, considering he didn't even go SSJ3. The fight with Frieza is the only time besides the fight with Raditz that we see Goku full of hatred. Even though the fight is 4 hours long, it's tough to ever stop watching.

I don't think any fight is great as this fierce battle

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2Gohan vs. Cell

Son Gohan : Free spirited, wild heart, courage beyond belief,
( For his age. )
Trained with Namek : Picolo Dynamo,
Before going to Namek with Earthling Krillin.

2 :He was believed to have a hidden potential,
which was awakened on a distant planet Namek.

3 : his father : Son Goku
trained with him in the hyperbolic time chamber,
A.K.A. (The room of spirit and time.)

4 : KICKED CELL From Earth To Hell.
- jasondavis

Such a awesome battle. I still play it back in my mind when he did the Father-son Kamehameha. So emotional and touching. Plus he's cute Why isn't this #1? Yay Gohan! PEOPLE OF EARTH:YOUR SO-CALLED HERO HURCUEL DIDN'T KILL THE EVIL CELL. *GASP* THE SON OF GOKU SON DID. GIVE HIM SOME CREDIT. Yay Gohan!

Gohan vs Cell because Gohan was the first one to turn into ssj2 and he was the only one who stood a chance against the cell jrs. And Cell

It's cool that Goku doesn't fight him because in every anime they would show the main character fight

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3Goku vs. Majin Vegeta

This fight was the best fight of all time, not just in dragon ball z, but of any fight scene ever conceived, it had just the right amount of trash talk, exemplary amount of technique, but most of all, they landed an equal amount of shots on each other, however there are other fights like this, and so the thing that really tipped this over the edge for me, was that we had all been waiting for that rematch the day Goku and Vegeta fought in the Saiyan Saga. Literally the entirety of Dragon Ball Z was me waiting for that rematch and it was even better than the first fight. Easily the most brutal fight of all time.

"HIS PRIDE! " most epic fight ever. Deserving of number one reason being because it wasn't really a one sided fight and vegeta finally wasn't getting his ass beat the entire time

Vegeta was waiting for this day to come, and it did turn out to be an Epic fight between two masters of classic fight!

How is this not number one?! - ImJustSaiyan

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4Goku vs. Kid Buu

Even though, story based, this fight didn't pair up to any of the other major fights. This fight may as well by far be the best fight in, not just in Dragon Ball Z history, but all of the anime fights in general. The amount of power that most Dragon Ball Z know these two fighters both have, it just makes the fight that much more intense. Each attack is by far flawless and cannot be replicated to a degree. I've literally watched this fight countless of times and I still find this fight amazing.

Amazing fight the best from the buu saga, it gives me goosebumps every time I see it, I love when they both hit each other at the same time and goku gives him an epic kick on his back.

This fight was just pure badass and emotional at the same.

This was the biggest fight. this one should get more votes

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5Goku vs. Vegeta (Saiyan Saga)

Easily the greatest fight in the series run. Two evenly matched opponents facing off with everything on the line. The fight is never stretched out past its welcome, yet not condensed either. The image of Goku and Vegeta struggling to save or destroy earth with beams of raw power are forever burned into the minds of show watchers and its finale, having Goku push his body to the absolute breaking point to finally overcome this threat, is incredible. Yet it doesn't end there. Perhaps what sticks out even more in this fight is, in the end, with the fate of the world in his hand, assured there is no other hope left, Goku fails. He put up an incredible fight, but is left utterly broken, unable to do more than tremble in pain. But then help arrives and Vegeta, all but spent, must contend with the remainder of earth's warriors in a struggle that leaves him just as broken and only one character able to limp their way forward and raise a hand to finish the fight. No other struggle pushed all sides so far past their limits, none drained those involved so much of their energy. And when the dust finally settles we're not left wanting more or being thankful the fight finally stopped dragging and ended, but are left satisfied, content even, at the epic conclusion despite the bittersweet knowledge of all the sacrifice it took to make it this far and that, after this, nothing would ever remain the same.

This fight was by far the best, 2 saiyans end up fighting each other for the sake of planet earth. Everything was so timed correctly which made this fight interesting. Especially the galic gun and kamehameha part. It was an elite sayain warrior against an outcast who failed the mission of destroying earth and ends up protecting it agains someone of his own race and vegeta is royalty. None of these saiyans gave up until they had nothing left and all of there bones were broken, literally. The end of this fight ended up when goku uses his spirit bomb he learned from king kai and then gohan landing on him when he was in ape mode forcing him to leave planet earth because of the bad condition that he never expected from these warriors.

Simply the best battle of the entire DBZ saga. Everything about it is perfectly articulated. I don't think I've ever seen such a level of struggle in any other DB fight, with nearly everyone dying. It's Vegeta at his best, and he seems to be almost immortal. I think the ending suited perfectly, with Gohan finally defeating him, Goku forgiving his life and then Vegeta abandoning the planet, almost dead and in embarrassment. 8 brilliant episodes -- 14, to count Nappa and the Z Warriors battle.

I personally think that this was the most epic fight in the entire franchise. Unlike all the other fights, this one kicked ass. They both used ever single technique they could throw at each other. It is absolutely the single greatest fight in any anime franchise in HISTORY!

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6Piccolo vs. Android 17

Piccolo at his best! Piccolo fought his absolute hardest in this battle and he really proved himself a worthy adversary. It took Android 17 to bring that out of him and they both put on the greatest show

My favorite parts of this fight was when 17 came out of the ground to surprise attack Piccolo. That was awesome, laugh out loud. When 17 was underwater and turned the water molecules into his own blast, that was the most bad ass thing I'd ever seen anyone do. When Piccolo turned himself into a hologram, that was genius, and Piccolo's Hellzone grenade.

Strategically, this was the best fight in the whole series. They were mostly of equal power, so it took Tactics and planning to win instead of who's power level was higher. If you scaled either of these two up to the power levels of Goku or Vegeta, they could have been more than just background in the rest of the series, they could have been front line soldiers and game changers. With an adjusted power level, they could have taken on ANYONE.

The fight I think was a lot better than some of the other fights. The buu saga pretty much devolved into haxing up your power level and then beating the crap out of the next opponent.

Sometimes its nice to watch, such as Goku vs Frieza, Vegeta vs Cell or Gohan vs Cell. But sometimes it goes overboard, and those fight scenes never really are the "best". Vegeta vs Goku (both times) were good, but I liked Piccolo vs 17 because it involved a lot of strategy and tactics, not just power haxing.

An incredible fight which demonstrated Piccolo's cunning and the Android's seemingly infinite power.

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7Goku vs. Cell

It had it all, the flashy attacks, the strength, the firepower, and let's not forget the Kamehameha. This fight truly lived up to Dragonball Z standards.

This is the best fight in DBZ, you just have to see it from the fight quality view, it may not have dramatic content as frezaa battle but, the speed, the movements and the technique both fighters use, its awesome, can't be compared to nothing you may see in other season or fight.

Most balanced fight by far in the series. Goku against Frieza was too one sided. This was the first fight of DBZ where the outcome really was surprising. Definitely way more competitive and fun to watch than Gohan vs Cell

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8Goku vs. Piccolo (World Tournament)

I vote for this as the best battle, for many reasons.

Reason #1: It was the first battle where Goku was a true warrior. Even though Goku VS King Piccolo was the first real battle, Goku didn't look like a true warrior. It wasn't until this battle Goku appeared as a true warrior.

Reason #2: The battle was so evenly matched. Other MAJOR battles were never this even. Goku's power level was what a dozen higher than Piccolo's?

I do however think that this battle does need some improvement then it would be rated much higher.

This battle was ultra brutal, Goku does a Kamehameha with his feet! Piccolo grows to the size of a mountain, Piccolo blasts a softball sized hole THROUGH Goku's shoulder, Piccolo tears off his own arm, Piccolo sticks his elbow in said shoulder wound then breaks Goku's leg, Goku dives in Piccolos mouth and kicks around his throat. Best battle in the whole saga.

To me, this was the most epic mano a mano match because these two fighters hated each other and their skill levels were pretty much even. Also, Goku wasn't as invincible as he is in DBZ. In this fight, he's vulnerable and mortal but is able to deliver a win. Goku vs Piccolo was an awe-inspiring fight. - bishop.moore07

It's my favorite because it shows real martial arts and it shows Goku, despite being in great pain, deliver in clutch time.

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9Vegito vs. Super Buu

I love the part when super buu turn vegito into a candy. Vegito (Candy form) beat the crap out of super buu and candy vegito can still talk to buu without any month

Awesome because it was dads vs sons and the two strongest warriors in the universe merge as one in the ultimate grudge match against the immortal terror of the universe and beyond. I loved the part when buu threw his so called planet destroyer at vegito and all vegito did was kick it back at him and when vegito unleashead his SPIRIT SWORD!

It should have been in the top 3. I believe this because vegito plays with buu as if he was a child, moreover he makes him angry by showing that he was inferior to the super vegito

It is one of the most hilarious things I have ever seen. Someone should just replace Vegito's face with a trollface.

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10Gotenks vs. Super Buu

Funniest fight in dragon ball history

Fun battle that resulted in the absorption of Gotanks - Hero-Man1532


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11Goku vs. Broly


Please restart this show many peoples like this show request sir please

Can honestly say this fight Sparks more tension then any other fight in dbz great storyline to the movie and how it plays it defiantly one of Gokus most difficult fights broly just takes a lot of stopping

One of the best fights on the best dbz movie

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12Kid Trunks vs Goten

Awesome fight between the greatest of friends. Tested the strength of both of them. - Hero-Man1532

At the world tournament? Actually a really enjoyable fight, despite no SSJ or epic circumstances.

They did go super saiyan once each.

13Uub vs Buu (Hyperbolic Time Chamber)

Uubs first real battle. Buu, being his counterpart, was a harder battle then uub thought. - Hero-Man1532

This never happened. Guy is just having a weird fantasy.

Did this even happen?

14Gotanks vs Broly
15Goku vs Vegeta

This battle showed that vegita was the strongest of all, for many years I refused to believe that the prince of all saying quit on trying to be the strongest warrior in the universe, but after seeing his power in battle of gods, I'm glad to see he's back.

I saw that fight it was veery impressive and AWESOME. And it's one of my personal favorites cause Vegeta and Goku are really cool :D :D

16Goku and Vegeta vs. Meta Cooler

Metal Cooler is so underrated. The use of instant transmission made this one of the coolest movie fights, and indeed DBZ fights, ever, and he pushed 2 Super Saiyans to their limits AT THE SAME TIME, easily matching both. The end of the fight with the army was fantastic too. Sad to see the guy go so easily later on in the film. Also shout-out to Janemba, whose fight was also superb

Yes. this battle pushed the two sayains to the limit

17Mystic Gohan vs. Super Buu/Buutenks

This should be higher this was the last time we got to see Gohan so awesome and it was a good fight too and a long battle also

My 2nd favorite fight how is this not on the top 5 it was the strongest hero vs villain yes gohan is stronger than the rest because he's better than Goku and gotenks and vegito is two people. super buu is the most powerful but some think it is kid buu I know they said he's the most dangerous but he is that brecause he's unpredictible and crazy

This fight was great. Gohan was so epic in this fight.

18Goku SSJ4 vs Baby Vegeta
19Goku vs. Ginyu Force

This battle shows how powerful Goku actually was after training in 100 times gravity. Goku worked very hard and It was finally time to see what he was made of. Also, The only member of the ginyu force who had fought was Recoome and he dominated Vegeta, Krillin, and Young Gohan whose power level was over 50, 000. Goku came and dominated every one without breaking a sweat

20Piccolo vs Imperfect Cell
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