The Rivalry: Daniel-san gets on the wrong side of Johnny when he befriends the Cobra Kai student's ex-girlfriend.
Darkest Moment: After another Cobra Kai student intentionally injures Daniel in a previous round, he finds himself hobbling into the ring to finally face Johnny in the tournament final, who deliberately targets the injury.
Kiss & Make Up? In the quickest, least likely turnaround known to man, our Karate Kid defeats Johnny in the final, only for the bad boy student to give the trophy to Daniel himself declaring "You're all right, LaRusso! Good match!"