Fights in Virtual Fighting League, and in M.U.G.E.N in general, refer to the individual rounds with a Match. A fight involves 2-4 Characters of the same Division and may award Points, Experience, or other rewards to its participants.

Fights fall under one of the following categories: Regulation Match, Tournament Match, Tournament Finals Match, PvP Tournament Match, PvP Tournament Finals Match, or Exhibition Match. Each division and match type has different consequences for winning or losing.