The Division is the ninth episode of Baki the Grappler TV. Its original Japanese airdate was March 5, 2001.
Baki explains to his mother why he fights, visits Hanayama in the hospital, and trains. After a brief encounter with Yuujiro, they decide that they will fight in one month. Baki then meets Gerry Strydum, who tells him of a mercenary group in Hokkaido, and Baki decides to go there to defeat them.