Kakashi Hatake contemplates whether he can fight Orochimaru alone, but realizes that this will only get him killed. Orochimaru leaves, promising to pick up Sasuke later. After settling things with Sasuke, Kakashi returns to the gym, assuring Sakura and Naruto that their comrade is fine. Kankuro and Misumi Tsurugi will fight in the next match. Misumi quickly wraps herself around Kankuro, threatening to break his neck if he doesn’t surrender. When Kankuro refuses, Misumi accomplishes what he promised, but it turns out he has been fighting the puppet all along. Taking advantage of his proximity to his opponent, the puppet wraps its arms around him and defeats him. Sakura Haruno and Ino Yamanaka are selected for the next fight.