Ken actually did end up "fighting" Bart Vale. In fact, Bart Vale is the man who ended up taking Ken's "King of Pancrase" title from him. The whole fight is a work. I saw the part where Bart "KOs" Ken from 3 standing high kicks to the head. Pure, f'n garbage if you ask me.
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