The Best Naruto Fights of All Time

What are the greatest fights in Naruto history? Before he became Boruto's dad, Naruto Uzumaki was the underdog that took the ninja world by storm. His ninja way influenced countless people - allies and enemies alike - to overcome their hardships and make their dreams come true. From troublesome youth to full-grown respected leader of the Village Hidden in the Leaves, Naruto's path towards becoming Hokage was far from easy - in fact, it was fraught with conflict. Since there are so many incredible Naruto and Naruto Shippuden fights, let's rank the best ones with the help of your votes.

Whether he was taking on the Akatsuki or his fellow Konoha shinobi, Naruto stood at the center of many of the best fights in Naruto Shippuden and Naruto, but his allies and enemies have their share of remarkable fights as well. The original series amazed viewers with unbelievable matchups, such as the remarkable Rock Lee vs. Gaara fight from the Chūnin Exams, but Naruto Shippūden took it up a notch with the highly anticipated fight between Naruto and Sasuke.

Here are the best Naruto fights the series has to offer. It's hard to choose just one, so vote up all the fights that you thought were truly top notch. 


  • 1
    6,643 VOTES

    Naruto vs. Pain

    After nearly every ninja in Konoha comes together to try and take on Pain, it ultimately comes down to a passionate one-on-one battle in which Naruto defeats him with a combination of Sage Mode, Rasengan, and Shadow Clones. Rather than crush him completely, Naruto empathizes with him - which leads to Pain reviving everyone in Konoha who passed away during his attacks.

  • 2
    5,333 VOTES

    Naruto vs. Sasuke

    Naruto and Sasuke actually square off twice - but it's their battle in Shippuden that truly stands out. The two unleash everything they have at each other, culminating in an explosive clash between Sasuke's Chidori and Naruto's Rasengan. Both of them lose their arms in the blast and technically tie, but since Sasuke has finally come around to seeing things Naruto's way, he declares his old friend the winner. 

  • 3
    5,107 VOTES

    Guy vs. Madara

    Because Madara is immune to ninjutsu, few people are actually able to take him on. Gai, a taijutsu master who is capable of opening the Eight Gates, goes head to head with him in an epic battle that pushes both combatants to the limit.  

  • 4
    5,509 VOTES

    Sasuke vs. Itachi

    After years of training, Sasuke tracks down his brother Itachi and engages him in a lethal one-on-one match. What follows is one of the most emotionally intense matches in anime history - and the twist at the end is one that shakes first-time viewers to their cores.