EVO 2009 crowns its first World Champion

Muhammad Ali vs. Joe Frasier. Manny Pacquiao vs. Oscar De La Hoya. Rocky Balboa vs. Ivan Drago. Daigo Umehara vs. Justin Wong…wait, what?

Gamers, especially those of the fighting variety, will likely know what that last matchup is all about especially after this weekend when the EVO 2009 Championship Series hosted in Las Vegas had wrapped up over 50,000 matches spread across many of the most popular fighting franchises in video gaming today. The largest annual fighting tourney of its kind in the world, they’ve been gathering many of the most competitive players on the planet under one roof for a chance at glory over the last ten years.

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