Originally Posted by Vengeance
Sasuke only defeated Oro because he ambushed him while Oro was on his death bed. Itachi was also outclassed by Kabuto in that fight. Had Kabuto fought ether one in a one vs one he'd had beaten both. Hell the only reason Kabuto even lost was because of a Deus EX Machina bullshit called Izanami.
I'd call bull on Itachi being outclassed. Sasuke didn't have any fetters in that fight, but Itachi had to keep Kabuto alive based on his objective. He easily had the means to kill Kabuto; beating him while still being able to release the Edo Tensei was more the issue.