Dragon Ball Z has been around for a very, very long time. Nonetheless, we’ve managed to make a list of the top 20 best fights in the entire series. That’s right, it’s time this definitive list makes it clear what number one is. Get ready for some nostalgia. Dragon Ball Z is famous for its stylized and brutal battles. But what if you just want to watch the highlights? Take a look at the 20 best battles! From Raditz kicking off the series to the final showdown in Dragonball Z, we’ve got all the best fights that are sure to make your inner Saiyan scream with joy.
The fight that kicked off the entire Z series.
The non-Saiyan fighters rarely get a chance in the spotlight, but they put up a good fight.
The very first fight that started a life-long rivalry.
This monumental fight saw the first appearance of the fabled “Super Saiyan.”
Frieza is back… for a moment, before a vision of the future cuts him down to size.
Not to be outdone by Goku and his future son, Vegeta showcases the powers of a Super Saiyan against the menacing Android 19.
The return of Cooler sees Goku and Vegeta tag-teaming Cooler in Super Saiyan form.
A nice change of pace from the typical fights in the series.
A brutal fight that showcases the power of Cell.
A terrifying what-if battle that is brutal and satisfying.
One of the most iconic moments in the series as Gohan annihilates Cell with one hand.
Goku meets a terrifying new enemy: Broly.
Who? Despite these being secondary characters, this battle in Other World Tournament is fun and exciting.
This battle is particularly brutal, and once again, Gohan goes Super Saiyan 2 to finish the job in style.
The rivals are back at it once again, and this time, each combatant is bringing something new to the table.
Goten and Trunks fuse together to fight the powerful Super Buu.
The long-time rivals set aside there differences to fight together as one in the form of Vegito!
Forget Vegito! Gojeta is the only one capable of taking on the powerful Jamemba.
The power-levels in this fight have gone off the charts as the two mightiest warriors in the universe square-off in a gritty, stylish fight.
Lover of all things film and gaming, Nick spends far too much time comparing film transfers and researching film theory. When he's not emptying his wallet expanding his film collection, he's usually hiking, cooking, or some combination of the two.