We all can appreciate that the series of Dragon Ball Z had some of the best fights of all time.
Dragon Ball Z fights back in the day were the holy grail of anime on Toonami Network. Everyone wanted to watch a new episode series release of Dragon Ball Z that comes out on a weekly basis.
One thing about Dragon Ball Z anime is that it had a lot of fillers and screams when a character powers up. I guess you could say that catches the emotions of many fans.
However, even today, in Dragon Ball Super we still have a lot of screams, but Dragon Ball Z is the king of all power-ups and screams.
So, today in this post, we are going to have a look a the top 10 Dragon Ball Z best fights of all-time in the series.
These fights are some of the most intense, iconic, and most remarkably fights that have elevated the anime to its popularity today.
So without further ado let us get down to the top ten (10 Dragon Ball Z best fights) of all time.
These are not limited to, but rather a selected fan choice. Also, bear in mind that this list will not include anything Dragon Ball Z fights from movies only for the series in random order.
Number 1): Goku Vs. Frieza
The battle between Goku Vs. Frieza is one of the longest battles in the entirety of Dragon Ball Z anime. Goku and Frieza battle prolong for many weeks with a lot of screams, fillers, and Power-ups.
Goku was no match for Frieza in the first round of the battle, he even throws a Spirit Bomb in Frieza’s face and it did not kill the tyrant Frieza. However, after Goku sees his best friend Krillin die fright in front of him.
We finally saw Goku transform into a Super Saiyan for the first time in Dragon Ball. It was the nightmare that Frieza feared about the Saiyans that Goku achieved and thus, Goku uses his power to destroy the tyrant Frieza on planet Namek.
Now, that Dragon Ball Z is over, fast forward to Dragon Ball Super and now we see this like of Frieza assisting Goku and friends in the fight to define their universe.
Dragon Ball Super Frieza may have helped universe 7 win the tournament of power but he’s still, not a good guy in the anime. Frieza is still plotting a way to get his revenge on the Saiyans as we speak especially Goku.
However, The Fight between Goku and Frieza is what made Dragon Ball Z so popular amongst other anime.
Number 2): Gohan Vs. Cell
The Gohan Vs. Cell battle the backbone of all Dragon Ball Z fights hands down. We all knew that Gohan was strong but we never knew he was strong enough the surpass all the Z fighters and unlocked Super Saiyan 2.
After unlocking the Super Saiyan 2 transformation, Gohan had total dominance over Cell. Cell accepted his faith and after getting trying everything against SSJ2 Gohan and failed, decide to blows himself up.
Goku, on the other hand, paid the ultimate price by sacrificing his own life to save the planet from Cell’s self explosion. However, Cell survived and learn about Goku’s Instant transmission and new Zenkai boost powers that rival SSJ2 Gohan.
In the end, Gohan and eventually won the beam struggle against Perfect Cell with the help of the Z fighters and Vegeta to overpower Cell.
The Battle between Gohan Vs. Cell has been one of the most watch episodes series of Dragon Ball Z that create a lot of Gohan fans.
Number 3): Goku Vs. Vegeta
The battle between Goku vs. Vegeta in Dragon Ball Z was one of the most iconic battles of the anime. Goku’s encounter with Vegeta started when Goku’s brother Raditz paid him a visit to see if he got to conquer the Planet.
However, after Raditz was defeated, he informed Goku and Piccolo that two Saiayns much stronger than him are coming. This was none other than Vegeta and Nappa.
After the arrival of Vegeta and Nappa, Goku appeared and easily make the quick work of Nappa. However, things got intense When Goku faced off against Vegeta to save the faith of the planet.
Vegeta was physically stronger than Goku, however, Goku had the edge and the upper hand with his Kaioken power boost that he learns from King Kai.
Perhaps the battle between Goku Vs. Vegeta is the breaking point that made Dragon Ball so popular up until this moment.
Number 4): Android 17 Vs. Piccolo
When Future Trunks traveled for the future back in the past, he warned the Z fighters about the Android and how they destroyed this future timeline. So has time passes by, the Z fighters trained a prepared to fight the Androids.
The battle between Android 17 Vs. Piccolo was intense and each character fights and tried to outmatch the other. Both Piccolo and Android 17 were evenly matched at the time.
Number 5): Vegito Vs. Super Buu
After Gotenks, Piccolo and Gohan got absorbed by Super Buu, there seems to be no one left on earth to face off against the might Super Buu. However, it was not until Kai’s requested permission from Goku and Vegeta to face off against Super Buu.
Goku and Vegeta fighting Super Buuhan solo or even tag-teaming were futile. Finally, after a desperate plea from Goku to fuse with Vegeta, Vegeta accepted and a new warrior was born.
This was the first time most fans got to see a fusion between Goku and Vegeta apart from Dragon Ball Z movies. So, the battle between Vegito Vs. Super Buu was once sided because Super Buu was completely dominated by Vegito.
Number 6): Super Saiyan 3 Goku Vs. Majin Buu
The fight between Super Saiyan 3 Goku vs. Majin Buu was one of the greatest fights of all time in Dragon Ball Z. Even though Goku spent like 5 minutes transforming into his Super Saiyan 3 form, it was worth the wait because the fans have never seen Goku pushed himself that far before.
Number 7): Super Buu Vs. Gotenks
Super Buu Vs. Gotenks Dragon Ball Z fight was an unusual and unique fight in the series. We get the see the like of Super Saiyan 3 Gotenks who had techniques like Plastic Donut and his Ghost attacks that keep Super Buu on his toes.
However, in the end, Super Buu figured out a way to absorb Gotenks so that he could overpower Mystic Gohan in battle. This fight between Super Buu vs. Gotenks is hand down one of the greatest fights of Dragon Ball Z.
Number 8): Goku Vs. Majin Vegeta
Goku was always one step of Vegeta and this was one of the reasons why Vegeta hated Goku so much back In Dragon Ball Z. After hearing about the Majin Buu from the Supreme Kai, The Z fighter when in pursuit to find Babidi and stop him from hatching Majin Buu.
After being killed by Cell and gone for 7 years Goku appeared back on earth with immense new strength. Vegeta however, noticed Goku’s incredible power and allowed himself to taken over by Babidi to fight Goku.
The battle between Goku vs. Majin Vegeta was yet again a disappointment for Vegeta because Goku was holding back his Super Saiyan 3 transformation.
Number 9): Goku and Vegeta Vs. Kid Buu
After Vegito got absorbed by Super Buu, Goku, and Vegeta were defused inside Super Buu’s body. Once they pulled the other Z fighters from Super Buu’s body and escaped, we witness Super Buu shrink down to a kid version of himself.
Both Goku and Vegeta underestimated the power and strength of Kid Buu, and Kid Buu instantly blows up the entire world. It was yet against we finally saw Super Saiyan 3 once more out of Goku.
However, with the help of the dragon balls wishing back everyone to live, Goku was able to destroy Kid Buu with his Spirit Bomb.
Number 10): Goku Vs. Cell
The fight between Goku Vs. The cell was on another level has Goku and Cell demonstrated the monstrous powers and speed to the other Z fighters watching.
However, as the battle process between Goku and Cell, Cell started to release more and more of his powers to Goku which made it difficult for Goku to keep up.
Nonetheless, after Goku lands a devastating blow on Cell by blowing off his upper body with the instant transmission Kamehameha combo.
Cell recovered and releases more power on Goku Goku widen the gap between the two. However, we found out that Goku fought Cell first to setup Gohan to fight Cell by understanding his every move.
Well, we have come to the end of the post, with the top 10 Dragon Ball Z Best Fights of all time which is a fan favorite choice.
I hope you enjoyed this post and if your top Dragon Ball Z fight did not make the list let us know down in the comment section your favorite Dragon Ball Z fights.