"Worry not, do I look like a man who cannot fight his own battle?"
But what if the fight is the one that can be simply evaded without changing our lane, o dear knight?
...or, what if just by admitting the fight, you've made sure that the only one who would get the less harm was you and only you? Even less than those spectators you're hearing right now?
Are those worth your simple pride of handling your own fight?