The Mexican esporter Leonardo 'MkLeo' Perez has won the Super Smash Bros. championship . Ultimate won at the EVO 2019 world tournament.
It is the second time that Perez has won a Super Smash Championship at EVO. This year he played as Joker, a character that was recently added to the game through an update. The champion thought he had an eighty percent chance of winning the gold medal.
At the start of the tournament, Perez ended up in the losers pool, in which he worked his way up to reach the final.
The champion finally managed to beat the American Gavin "Tweek" Dempsey and the Frenchman William "Glutonny" Belaid in the finals. They played as Pokémon Trainer and Wario respectively.
World championship for fighting games
EVO is an annual fighting game tournament in which players compete in major and recent fighting games. In addition to Super Smash Bros. there was also fighting in the game Dragon Ball FighterZ , in which Goichi "GO1" Kishida won by beating previous champion Dominique "SonicFox" McLean.
In the game Tekken 7 , Arslan Ash from Pakistan went home with the main prize. The Japanese Masato 'Bonchan' Takahashi became the new world champion in Street Fighter V.
The American BlazBlue: Cross Tag Battle player Oscar 'Shinku' Jaimes managed to beat three Japanese players to win first place in the tournament.