Ant King Meruem first fights Netero in the Anime Hunter X Hunter 2011 Episode 122 with the title “Pose × And × Name”. This battle lasted until Episode 126.
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Netero and the Ant King arrives at a weapon testing sight far away from the Palace where they plan to fight. The Ant King Proposes a Deal to Netero, but he declines.Despite Meruem’s unwillingness to fight, Netero managed to convince him. He told the Ant King he knew his name and would not reveal it unless he is forced to admit defeat.
Mean while at the palace Pouf learns of the situation from Pitou and manages to get past Gon’s vigilance in order to meet up with Youpi and Search for the king.