The reigning old-timer Gearless Joe has decided to return the ring after disappearing for many years. It will be the champ Mac Time v.s Gearless Joe. Both sides think that it is easy money and easy victory. The gearless statement shocked the press and media since some think Nomad AKA Gearless Joe is returning to avenge Liu, the former champ. Nomad: Megalo Box Season 2 has concluded with Nomad returning as Joe and clash with Mac Time. Let’s find if Gearless Joe will get his first win after returning.
The episode begins with the first boxing match between Yuri and Gearless Joe. That was the day where Mac Time got inspired by Gearless Joe’s win. Next, Mac enjoys reading about Nomad and the hummingbird. ”Nomad continued on his journey and found the hummingbird dying.” He could have just walked by, but the Nomad stopped and spoke to the hummingbird.” So say, hummingbird, I may have the eyes to see you, ears to hear your song, a mouth to talk to you, the hands to shoot you away, and the legs to take me on the journey, but I’ve lost everything.”
Tha day, Mac walk away from the arena after Gearless Joe won by TKO. Mac realizes that day he lost everything. But a life savior rescued him, and he started his boxing debut to fight Gearless Joe, but that opportunity slips from his hand until now. Today, Mac’s daughter read about Nomad and the dying hummingbird, who replied in a faint voice. The hummingbird replies that ”That is a lie.”You have a past to regret; that’s a lie; you have a history and present you can choose.”
Previously on Nomad: Megalo Box Season 2 Episode 12
Mac’s family is worried that Mac’s life is at stake since the fight with Joe will change everything in his life. Meanwhile, he is drunk, walking on the street in heavy rain. Mac realizes the hummingbird had already passed on and thinks about something that gets done to him. The lady told Mac that she signed the contract in exchange for Miguel’s surgery. The contract involves Mac fighting Nomad, and Miguel will get surgery. Mac approached his boss and wanted to punish him for using his family.
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Mac’s boss told him that he is at the top of the Megalo-boxing world and a hero. Mac looks at the picture of the legendary boxer Gearless Joe and wonders who will win between the Legend and the Hero. The next day at Gym Nowhere, Tem Nowhere helps Joe prepare for Mac’s upcoming boxing match. Yuri is helping Joe to change Lui’s loss. He told Joe that he is not only teaching Joe to defeat Mac but how to survive. Yuri advises Joe not to trade punches with Mac. Joe agrees, and they begin with his lessons.
The Hero vs. The Legend
Yuri told Joe not to throw any punches, and he must focus on his defense. Joe wonders why he is learning one thing at a time. Yuri replies that learning defense helps to break down his opponent. One of the boys said that swing without swinging is the basics of boxing. The sparing training begins, and Joe listened to his coaches. Joe told his sparring partner that he would tear him to ramen at First Star if he manages to get a hit in. The two trade, but it was a swing and a miss.
Yuri noticed something and told Joe not to stand right in front of his opponent, and he must fight while moving around the ring. Bonjiro arrives with lunch for everyone and witnesses Joe at his best level. Ochio is working on a new impressive Gear. Sachio comments that they must find something that will not put Joe at a disadvantage. Ochio asks Sachio about what they should do. Sachio reveals that they will rebuild the Gear that is inside the bag. Then, the trio begins to work on Joe’s new Gear.
Meanwhile, detective Hakeem finds Mac lying on the street and notice that this guy is drunk. Hakeem took Mac and offers him a coffee, and Mac realizes that the officer is his partner. Hakeem and Mac relaxed, and Mac talked about Nomad and the hummingbird. Later Mac heads back home and embraces his wife, thanking her for saving Miguel. After few weeks, the match between the Hero and the Legend begins. Gearless Joe enters the ring wearing a coat written Team Nowhere. The battle continues.