The JoJo beatdown is a beloved feature of fights in this long-running series. Here’s how it usually goes down: an overconfident villain plays dirty to get the upper hand against our main protagonist and beats them half to death. But while the villain is gloating about their assured victory, the protagonist figures out exactly how to defeat them. Then they pay the villain back for the abuse with a flurry of fists that’s so overkill, it stops just short of sending the victim flying into space like Team Rocket.
These karmic curbstomps are so iconic and satisfying that we’ve decided to highlight five of our favorites. Let’s explore the five best beatdowns in JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure!