The King Returns is the fourth episode of Baki the Grappler: Maximum Tournament. Its Japanese air date is August 13, 2001.


Yujiro Hanma arrives and enters his protégé Yuu Amanai in the tournament; in the first C-Block match of round one, heavyweight boxing world champion Ian McGregor fights Taekwondo master Mouko Li; in the second C-Block match of round one, biker gang leader Chiharu Shiba fights judo master Kohei Hatanaka; in the third C-Block match of round one, Shorinji Kenpo master Kengo Misaki fights pro wrestler Mike Queen.