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The Beast reigns supreme…

Posted by: Jeremy at 7/14/2010 10:09 AM
Evo 2010 has come an gone and Daigo Umehara has claimed the title of Evo 2010 Super Street Fighter IV champion. Daigo, aka the Beast, also claimed the Street Fighter IV title at last year’s competition in Las Vegas. Let’s face it, when it comes to Street Fighter games… or fighting games in general, Daigo is THE man.

The Beast has an incredibly impressive record at Evo events, which are regarded as being some of the most competitive fighting game tournaments in the world. Players travel from all over the world to participate in these annual events in Las Vegas. Take a look at his Evo resume:

Evo 2003
  • Capcom vs. SNK 2- 2nd place
  • Street Fighter 3: Third Strike- 2nd place
  • Guilty Gear XX- 1st place
  • Super Street Fighter 2 Turbo- 1st place
Evo 2004
  • Street Fighter 3: Third Strike- 2nd place
  • Guilty Gear XXX- 1st place
Evo 2006
  • Guilty Gear XXX Slash- 2nd place
Evo 2009
  • Street Fighter IV- 1st place
Evo 2010
  • Super Street Fighter IV- 1st place
You can watch the final match of this year’s competition, between Daigo and EG Ricky Ortiz below: