PR Rog dominates all day, Snake Eyez awakens and Gllty gets a special gift from Daigo; ELeague day two highlights

Posted by John 'Velociraptor' Guerrero • March 28, 2017 at 7:50 p.m. PDT

The action of ELeague continued in full force today as preliminary group B fought tooth and nail in the first stage of the $250,000 event.


There were a ton of amazing moments, and we've collected some of our favorites to share with you.

We kick things off with the strongest player of the day, CYG|PR Balrog and his dominating performance with Boxer today. In his match against FOX|Justin Wong, PR Rog showcased a mastery of Balrog's tap technique, hitting it over and over with devastating effects:

Moving along we see ZW|GamerBee close things out in his set with CYG|Daigo Umehara with a great comeback. Bee correctly reads a Sonic Boom, and counters with a slash, sniffs out a desperation Flash Kick and steals the round away:

He had his work cut out for him against the red-hot PR Balrog, but LU|Alex Valle's display of fortitude was notable throughout his entire performance today. Not only does he stay alive here, but he lands no less that seven successful strikes to earn the comeback:

When GamerBee sat down to play PR Balrog, he choose to switch to Cammy in hopes of having better results than if he were to play Necalli. He didn't... because PR Rog was more than ready:

CYG|Snake Eyez had a rough first year of Street Fighter 5, but he came into ELeague with a touch of that fire the world knew him for during Street Fighter 4. Though he also used Akuma, Snake's Zangief play was filled with the kinds of nearly psychic reads only he can do.

Snake's knowledge of the game was on special display when he scored a jumping light punch to close out a tense round against Alex Valle's Rashid. He was also the only competitor to defeat PR Balrog today, and he did so with sequences like the ones below:

Finally. we're sharing the somewhat peculiar set between GS|Gllty and Daigo. Facing elimination, Gllty found herself with no life left having to take on Daigo's Guile in V-Trigger. She brought it back in spectacular fashion, and would take things to the third round of the third game.

As he's known to do, Daigo turned things up when it counted, closing out the set with a stellar sequence of his own. Gllty wasn't too upset after losing however, as she got Daigo to sign one of her copies of his book: The Will to Keep Winning. For those unaware, Gllty garnered quite a bit of attention around EVO last year for flipping autographed copies of Daigo's book for pretty steep profits.

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