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5th Aug '17 6:26:47 AM Arivne
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* ''Film/UndercoverBrother''. When Undercover Brother and Sista Girl square off against White She Devil and two male {{mooks}}, Sista Girl fights White She Devil and Undercover Brother deals with the {{mooks}}.
26th Jul '17 2:00:47 AM ironcommando
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** [[Franchise/DragonBall Android 18]] vs. [[ComicBook/MsMarvel Captain Marvel]], blonde-haired action girls with powers of flight and energy blasts that were obtained from an experiment. [[spoiler:Android 18 wins, eclipsing most of Captain Marvel's abilities in strength speed, and durability. While Captain Marvel could use EnergyAbsorption against 18's energy attacks to power herself up, 18's experience with fighting energy absorbers made her genre savvy enough to use physical blows.]]
25th Jul '17 2:26:25 PM amateragi
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**Notably averted in the Thousand Year Blood War Arc, as all the female Sternritter take on male protagonists, and all the female protagonists that get a fight end up against male Sternritter. The only catfights we see are when the female Sternritter turn against each other.
8th Jul '17 2:51:32 PM DesertDragon
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* Happens in ''Film/DieAnotherDay'' when [[GirlOfTheFilm Jinx Johnson]] takes down [[TheDragon Miranda Frost]] while Bond fights the main villain Gustav Graves. This is surprisingly the first film in the entire series where this trope is present. Most previous female villains in the series are killed in a manner that doesn't directly involve Bond ''or'' his leading lady.
5th Jul '17 2:59:10 AM GigaHand
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* Inverted and then defied in ''WesternAnimation/StevenUniverse''. Gems as a species are [[OneGenderRace entirely female-coded]], and since the cast is composed of the Crystal Gems, warrior rebels sworn to defend the Earth, and their Homeworld enemies (who so far have included a ruthless super soldier built for DPS attacks, a hostile hydrokinetic "water witch" with terraforming capacity, and an exceptionally cranky sysadmin with a host of robot servants and magi-tek prosthetics), every serious, titanic battle in the series is girl-versus-girl. When [[HalfHumanHybrid Steven]] comes into the picture, all of his enemies and the people he has to fight are girls [[spoiler:and monsters who used to be girls]] as well. In fact, except for Steven's {{[[yfabe matches as Tiger Millionaire]], there are no male-on-male fights in the series ''at all'', and half the time, Steven is the one who leaps in to stop the senior Crystal Gems from just whaling on their opponent until they pop.

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* Inverted and then defied in ''WesternAnimation/StevenUniverse''. Gems as a species are [[OneGenderRace entirely female-coded]], and since the cast is composed of the Crystal Gems, warrior rebels sworn to defend the Earth, and their Homeworld enemies (who so far have included a ruthless super soldier built for DPS attacks, a hostile hydrokinetic "water witch" with terraforming capacity, and an exceptionally cranky sysadmin with a host of robot servants and magi-tek prosthetics), every serious, titanic battle in the series is girl-versus-girl. When [[HalfHumanHybrid Steven]] comes into the picture, all of his enemies and the people he has to fight are girls [[spoiler:and monsters who used to be girls]] as well. In fact, except for Steven's {{[[yfabe [[{{Kayfabe}} matches as Tiger Millionaire]], there are no male-on-male fights in the series ''at all'', and half the time, Steven is the one who leaps in to stop the senior Crystal Gems from just whaling on their opponent until they pop.
5th Jul '17 2:58:36 AM GigaHand
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* Inverted and then defied in ''WesternAnimation/StevenUniverse''. Gems as a species are [[OneGenderRace entirely female-coded]], and since the cast is composed of the Crystal Gems, warrior rebels sworn to defend the Earth, and their Homeworld enemies (who so far have included a ruthless super soldier built for DPS attacks, a hostile hydrokinetic "water witch" with terraforming capacity, and an exceptionally cranky sysadmin with a host of robot servants and magi-tek prosthetics), every serious, titanic battle in the series is girl-versus-girl. When [[HalfHumanHybrid Steven]] comes into the picture, all of his enemies and the people he has to fight are girls [[spoiler:and monsters who used to be girls]] as well. In fact, except for Steven's {{Kayfabe matches as Tiger Millionaire}}, there are no male-on-male fights in the series ''at all'', and half the time, Steven is the one who leaps in to stop the senior Crystal Gems from just whaling on their opponent until they pop.

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* Inverted and then defied in ''WesternAnimation/StevenUniverse''. Gems as a species are [[OneGenderRace entirely female-coded]], and since the cast is composed of the Crystal Gems, warrior rebels sworn to defend the Earth, and their Homeworld enemies (who so far have included a ruthless super soldier built for DPS attacks, a hostile hydrokinetic "water witch" with terraforming capacity, and an exceptionally cranky sysadmin with a host of robot servants and magi-tek prosthetics), every serious, titanic battle in the series is girl-versus-girl. When [[HalfHumanHybrid Steven]] comes into the picture, all of his enemies and the people he has to fight are girls [[spoiler:and monsters who used to be girls]] as well. In fact, except for Steven's {{Kayfabe {{[[yfabe matches as Tiger Millionaire}}, Millionaire]], there are no male-on-male fights in the series ''at all'', and half the time, Steven is the one who leaps in to stop the senior Crystal Gems from just whaling on their opponent until they pop.
1st Jul '17 12:35:00 AM Gravidef
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* The relatively obscure Rex Allen film ''Down Laredo Way'' features a trio of villains: a murdered man's unfaithful wife, her lover, and an insane judge who knows them both from dirty dealings in the past. While Rex and his sidekick are able to take out the lover and judge, who will fight the woman--especially when she [[VillainExitStageLeft tries to flee justice?]] Why, the [[TwoferTokenMinority Spanish gypsy woman]] that the heroes met earlier, that's who! It's somewhat justified in that the gypsy woman had taken in the little girl who the bad guys were pursuing and thus had some involvement in the plot beforehand, but the whole arrangement still feels like this trope in action.
27th May '17 10:08:55 AM lillolillo
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* The Angewomon/[=LadyDevimon=] catfight in ''Anime/DigimonAdventure'' comes to mind. Though in this case, it's more Angewomon wanted to take [=LadyDevimon=] out herself and rebuked anyone who tried to help, and [=LadyDevimon=] was Piemon's [[TheDragon Dragon]]. The fight was later repeated in ''Anime/DigimonAdventure02'', with this [=LadyDevimon=] serving Daemon instead.
* In ''Anime/DigimonFrontier'', Izumi has the most fights against Ranamon, and Ranamon was her ''only'' kill and scan in the entire series.
* Averted in ''Anime/DigimonSavers''. Kurata assembles a team of [[ThePsychoRangers Psycho Rangers]] to fight the main PowerTrio, but the female members of each don't battle each other. Instead, [[TheDarkChick Nanami]] takes on fellow TeenGenius Touma and [[TheChick Yoshino]] faces her StalkerWithACrush Ivan. In fact, Nanami and Yoshino had almost no interaction at all during the series, unusual in that this was the ''Digimon'' iteration in which {{fanservice}} started being a thing that regularly happens.
* Semi-played in ''Anime/DigimonXrosWars'': Mervamon was one of two Digimon present for the final fight against Lilithmon, but she was working together with Beelzebumon for the entire fight, and he's the one who [[TakingYouWithMe takes Lilithmon out]].
* ''[[Manga/KenichiTheMightiestDisciple History's Strongest Disciple Kenichi]]'':

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The Angewomon/[=LadyDevimon=] catfight in ''Anime/DigimonAdventure'' comes to mind. Though in this case, it's more Angewomon wanted to take [=LadyDevimon=] out herself and rebuked anyone who tried to help, and [=LadyDevimon=] was Piemon's [[TheDragon Dragon]]. The fight was later repeated in ''Anime/DigimonAdventure02'', with this [=LadyDevimon=] serving Daemon instead.
* ** In ''Anime/DigimonFrontier'', Izumi has the most fights against Ranamon, and Ranamon was her ''only'' kill and scan in the entire series.
* ** Averted in ''Anime/DigimonSavers''. Kurata assembles a team of [[ThePsychoRangers Psycho Rangers]] to fight the main PowerTrio, but the female members of each don't battle each other. Instead, [[TheDarkChick Nanami]] takes on fellow TeenGenius Touma and [[TheChick Yoshino]] faces her StalkerWithACrush Ivan. In fact, Nanami and Yoshino had almost no interaction at all during the series, unusual in that this was the ''Digimon'' iteration in which {{fanservice}} started being a thing that regularly happens.
* ** Semi-played in ''Anime/DigimonXrosWars'': Mervamon was one of two Digimon present for the final fight against Lilithmon, but she was working together with Beelzebumon for the entire fight, and he's the one who [[TakingYouWithMe takes Lilithmon out]].
* ''[[Manga/KenichiTheMightiestDisciple History's Strongest Disciple Kenichi]]'':''Manga/KenichiTheMightiestDisciple'':



** [[spoiler: Well, Pip did deliver the final blow, but that's it. Unless guiding Seras during her duel with the captain counted as doing something.]]
** Actually, [[spoiler: Seras and Pip both took on The Captain together]].



* Many Comicbook/{{Supergirl}}'s villains -Lesla-Lar, Satan Girl, Nightflame, Starfire, Psi, Black Star, Superwoman, Reign- are female partially because of this trope. Plus, when Superman and she battled Kryptonian criminals in the ''Comicbook/NewKrypton'' storyline, Supergirl engaged Ursa (female) as her cousin fought Zod (male).



* ''Film/SupermanII'' has the evil Kryptonian woman Ursa getting punched out by Lois Lane (and apparently falling to her death) after getting depowered. Superman himself never hits her, even when she's as strong as he is. ''Film/ManOfSteel'' averts it. As [[DarkActionGirl Faora]] is more than a match for Superman, he has no reservations about fighting her himself. And neither do the soldiers who [[CurbStompBattle attempt to stop her]].

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* ''Film/SupermanII'' has the evil Kryptonian woman Ursa getting punched out by Lois Lane Comicbook/LoisLane (and apparently falling to her death) after getting depowered. Superman himself never hits her, even when she's as strong as he is. ''Film/ManOfSteel'' averts it. As [[DarkActionGirl Faora]] is more than a match for Superman, he has no reservations about fighting her himself. And neither do the soldiers who [[CurbStompBattle attempt to stop her]].
26th May '17 10:25:15 AM ryanasaurus0077
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* ''Literature/FoxAndOHare'': In ''The Chase'', Kate O'Hare engages in a midair SheFu-laced fight with [=BlackRhino=] assassin Alexis Poulet as [[BoxedCrook Nick Fox]] is cracking a safe nearby.
26th Mar '17 5:05:42 PM Redmujin
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* Inverted and then defied in ''WesternAnimation/StevenUniverse''. Gems are [[OneGenderRace designated to be always female]] and have always fought one another because of the Crystal Gems protecting Earth. When [[HalfHumanHybrid Steven]] came into the picture, he is forced to fight girls [[spoiler:and monsters who used to be girls]] as well. It is very rare to see another male fighting the same gender here.

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* Inverted and then defied in ''WesternAnimation/StevenUniverse''. Gems as a species are [[OneGenderRace designated to be always female]] entirely female-coded]], and have always fought one another because since the cast is composed of the Crystal Gems protecting Earth. Gems, warrior rebels sworn to defend the Earth, and their Homeworld enemies (who so far have included a ruthless super soldier built for DPS attacks, a hostile hydrokinetic "water witch" with terraforming capacity, and an exceptionally cranky sysadmin with a host of robot servants and magi-tek prosthetics), every serious, titanic battle in the series is girl-versus-girl. When [[HalfHumanHybrid Steven]] came comes into the picture, all of his enemies and the people he is forced has to fight are girls [[spoiler:and monsters who used to be girls]] as well. It is very rare to see another male fighting In fact, except for Steven's {{Kayfabe matches as Tiger Millionaire}}, there are no male-on-male fights in the same gender here.series ''at all'', and half the time, Steven is the one who leaps in to stop the senior Crystal Gems from just whaling on their opponent until they pop.
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