Season 2 - Hard Battle
Episode #41 - Mata Hitori Ranma wo Aishita Yatsu - (また一人乱馬を愛したヤツ)
This Episode introduces Ukyo Kuonji, another fiance of Ranma. she is a childhood friend of Ranma, and met her on his travels with his dad as a young boy. Genma offered the idea of Ranma's marriage to Ukyo, to her father, with the okonomiyaki cart of his as a dowry. Genma ran off with the cart, leaving Ukyo behind. she trained since then to be a okonomiyaki chef in order to get revenge on Ranma and Genma, and challenges Ranma to a fight using her cooking as weaponry.
at the time Ranma didn't know Ukyo was a girl, but only found out amidst fighting her.
he stops her hostility to him by calling her cute, just after she announces she would never go after a man again. She then says she calls all the past water under the bridge, and begins to love him again.