My guess is that Space Kid is not the hometown favourite. But I suspect that he’s less worried about his lack of popularity with the crowd, and more concerned about the fact that he must do battle with an opponent who has never been beaten!
[Birthday shout-outs to two of the ladies of Firefly — Morena Baccarin and Jewel Staite! And a belated birthday shout-out to Space Kid! It was three years ago yesterday that this series made its official debut!]