Battles Of The Week: Iron Fist vs Sabretooth (Hero vs Villain)

BATTLES OF THE WEEK

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SYNOPSIS FOR “SNOWFIRE”

Iron Fist and Colleen Wing are being hunted in the Canadian wilderness. At the mercy of a snowstorm, they must recover in time to save Jeryn Horgarth, the man they swore to protect.

Featuring the first appearance of the snow-chilling menace of Sabretooth!

IN SUPERHERO BATTLES

SABRETOOTH MAKES HIS FIRST FEROCIOUS APPEARANCE IN ‘IRON FIST’!
In 'Iron Fist' (1977) #14, Sabretooth picks out a disguised Iron Fist with his enhanced sense of smell.

In ‘Iron Fist’ (1977) #14, Sabretooth picks out a disguised Iron Fist with his enhanced sense of smell. AP Photo/Marvel Comics

Enter the two contestants at the Canadian Rockies. On the left side is Iron Fist, the Living Weapon and on the right side is Sabretooth.

Let’s look at the stats.

IRON FIST – EARTH-616

SUPER-STRENGTH: METAHUMAN
SUPER SPEED: SONIC
DURABILITY: CITY
ENERGY PROJECTION: METAHUMAN
FIGHTING SKILLS: WARRIOR
INTELLIGENCE: FIELD EXPERIENCE
PARAPHERNALIA
  • Iron Fist Suit.

SABRETOOTH – EARTH-616

SUPER-STRENGTH: BUILDING
SUPER-SPEED: WARRIOR
DURABILITY: CITY BLOCK
ENERGY PROJECTION: METAHUMAN
FIGHTING SKILLS: STREET FIGHTER
INTELLIGENCE: FIELD EXPERIENCE
PARAPHERNALIA
  • Adamantium Laced Skeleton.
  • Adamantium-Laced Claws.
WEAKNESSES
  • Muramasa Blade.
  • Carbonadium Poisoning.
  • Vulnerable Senses.
  • Memory Issues.
  • Drowning.
  • Adamantium Poisoning.
  • Decapitation/Severe Spinal Damage.

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THE FIGHT

In the Canadian Rockies, Iron Fist must save Jeryn Horgarth. He must clash with Sabretooth!

The battle to decide who is the warrior!

DAMAGE SCALE



The fight starts out with Sabretooth removing Iron Fist’s disguise by scratching away his costume. Iron Fist responds with a tap.

IRON FIST BLUNT FORCE ATTACK: 1 DAMAGE PT.




On the following page, Iron Fist ends up snow-blind in the snow. Sabretooth hits him with a sneak clawing on the back.

SABRETOOTH INTERNAL BLEEDING ATTACK: 4 DAMAGE PTS.




The fight kicks into high gear. As Iron Fist attempts to connect with his attacks, Sabretooth claws him on the back. On the following page, Iron Fist finally connects with a roundhouse kick. Then, Iron Fist lands a strike at Sabretooth’s throat, a toss and a final punch that knocks him out.

SABRETOOTH INTERNAL BLEEDING ATTACKS: 3 DAMAGE PTS.
IRON FIST BLUNT FORCE (x3) + CONCUSSION ATTACKS = 1 PT (x3) + 3 PTS = 6 DAMAGE PTS.


At the end of the battle, Sabrettooth is knocked out and Iron Fist reconvenes with Colleen.

TOTAL


IRON FIST’S NEGATIVE DAMAGE:

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-7 DAMAGE PTS.

Energy Burned In Martial Arts For 3 Hours = 16439956 J.
-(7 DAMAGE PTS * 16439956 J * 1 Ton of TNT)/(4.2*10^9 J) = 0.02739992666 PTS * Ton of TNT.

DURABILITY: CITY

SABRETOOTH’S NEGATIVE DAMAGE:

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-7 DAMAGE PTS.

Energy Burned In Martial Arts For 24 Hours = 131519652 J. -(7 DAMAGE PTS * 131519652 J * 1 Ton of TNT)/(4.2*10^9 J) = -0.21919942 PTS * Ton of TNT.

DURABILITY: METAHUMAN

OUTCOME: IRON FIST WINS BY KNOCKOUT

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SABRETOOTH IN COMICS

‘Iron Fist’ (1977) #14, titled “Snowfire”, marks the first appearance of Sabretooth in Marvel continuity. In the issue, Sabretooth is a mercenary hired to take down Jeryn Horgarth.

The issue was created by Chris Claremont and John Byrne.

'Iron Fist' (1977) #14, titled "Snowfire", marks the first appearance of Sabretooth in Marvel continuity.

‘Iron Fist’ (1977) #14, titled “Snowfire”, marks the first appearance of Sabretooth in Marvel continuity. AP Photo/Marvel Comics.

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SOURCES

Iron Fist Vol 1 14 in Marvel Database.
Victor Creed (Earth-616) in Marvel Database.

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