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Reflect 2019 early results, streams ft Problem X, Phenom, Luffy, SaltyKid, Foxy Grampa, Infexious, Takamura, Shanks, Shakz, Hurricane, Akainu and more

Update: This story has been updated with day 1 results.

This weekend, Reflect 2019 will be hosted in London, United Kingdom.

It's a new tournament series which will have a bunch of hype events, with some of the notable players attending being Mouz|Problem X, NVD|Phenom, RB|Luffy, NVD|SaltyKid, PxP|A Foxy Grampa, Infexious, Takamura, VGIA|Shanks, FNATIC|Shakz, Vitality|Hurricane, FNATIC|Akainu, VGIA|VegaPatch, EnVyUS|MisterCrimson, NVD|Veggey, Packz, Reason|BoltStrike, EnVyUS|Layo, Method|ImStillDaDaddy, THUGS|NastyNas, EnVyUS|NassimClaw, HappyPow, Oplon|Noka and Akainu|Kilzyou.

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What fighting game-related announcements are we likely to see at E3 2019?

E3 may have officially kicked off yesterday with EA's announcements, but today marks the true beginning for most of us interested in fighting games with Microsoft's conference coming at 1 p.m. PDT.

We already know at least one big reveal is coming soon, but let's take a look at the other upcoming and currently available fighters that may have a presence at the big event this year.

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Super Smash Bros. Ultimate appears to cross 2,000 entrants for EVO 2019 while 4 others have surpassed the 1,000 milestone

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate appears to be the big draw to EVO 2019 which would make three different most-entered games in three years with Dragon Ball FighterZ and Street Fighter 5 coming before it, and it's looking poised to soon overtake DBFZ's entrant count from last year.

EVO's Joey 'Mr. Wizard' Cuellar has taken to Twitter to provide another entrant number update for the massive event revealing that one title has already surpassed 2,000 competitors while half of the others on the mainstage have also crossed into quadruple digits as well.

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Dragon Ball FighterZ World Tour 2019/2020 announced, circuit begins at CEO 2019

Bandai Namco announced the Dragon Ball FighterZ World Tour 2019/2020 this morning. The major, year-long tournament circuit is back for another round.

Along with the announcement comes a teaser trailer showing some of the best moments from the first installment, with a few details about the upcoming tournament season.

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Professional Dragon Ball FighterZ player Nakkiel diagnosed with cancer, Panda Global running donation event to raise money for treatment

Professional Dragon Ball FighterZ player and Twitch partner Derek "PG|Nakkiel" Bruscas was recently diagnosed with cancer. He will be undergoing surgery tomorrow, and the fighting game community is banding together to help him get through the procedure.

Nakkiel's sponsor, Panda Global, is running a live streaming "train" event called "Snakk Bomb" with the goal of securing donations to help with the player's medical bills. Fellow PG teammates and other players are streaming over the course of today and tomorrow to help raise funds and awareness.

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Smash'N'Splash 5 results

Update: This story has been updated with final results.

This weekend we're going to see Smash'N'Splash 5 happening in Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin.

It's a massive event, and some of the top level talent you can expect to see compete includes FOX|MKLeo, TSM|Tweek, Liquid|Hungrybox, TSM|Leffen, C9|Mango, NRG|Nairo, PG|Marss, Liquid|Dabuz, PG|Plup, Mew2King, PG|Zain, PG|Cosmos, eU|Samsora, Salem, BC|Mr. R, Wizzrobe, CLG|SFAT, HLC|S2J, Rogue|Light, PA|CaptainZack, CLG|VoiD, CLG|PewPewU, DIG|Lucky, n0ne, T1|Larry Lurr, though there are of course many more ready to fight it out as well.

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Mortal Kombat 11 overtakes Samurai Shodown and Under Night in EVO's June rankings while Street Fighter 5 regains second position

We're only about two months away from the best weekend to be a fighting game fan, EVO 2019, and it looks as though more players have been getting around to registering to shake up their rankings quite a bit.

Joey "Mr. Wizard" Cuellar has posted the June registration scoreboard for EVO 2019 entrants in its nine mainstage games where Mortal Kombat 11 players appear to be throwing their hat in the ring faster than ever.

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Go1 offers his thoughts on the state of Dragon Ball FighterZ, learning Mortal Kombat 11 with SonicFox, and more in this BornFree interview

While he's currently best known for his dominant Dragon Ball FighterZ play, Japanese fighting game extraordinaire CO|Go1 was also spotted playing a vastly different title on stream over Combo Breaker weekend.

Go1's now storied rivalry with FOX|SonicFox is still alive and well within the realm of Dragon Ball FighterZ, but the two are simultaneously taking things over into Fox's home turf in the NetherRealm as Go1 has been learning Mortal Kombat 11 as well.

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Jump Force's game files reportedly contain animations that seem to point to the existence of Season 2 DLC coming in the future

Jump Force's first set of DLC is out in the wild now for everyone containing All Might, Biscuit Krueger and Seto Kaiba, but recent discoveries point to the likelihood that the game will be supported for a long time to come.

A modder and data-miner by the name of Leandro Buscaglia recently uncovered some animations in Jump Force's game files that are not connected to any character currently in the game nor any announced as DLC leading many to believe that a second season of DLC is already being worked on by developers.

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Combo Breaker 2019 results

Updates: This story has been updated with final results.

There's a giant fighting game event happening this weekend St. Charles, Illinois. Basically any fighting game you'd be interested in will be featured, and has a high number of entrants here.

For just a sampling of the talent present at this event, you can expect to see FOX|SonicFox, REC|Punk, Rohto|Tokido, Mouz|Problem X, RB|Gachikun, JDCR, Rangchu, ROX|Knee, CO|Go1, Teresa, Dragon, CYG|Fuudo, Victrix|Momochi, CYG|Daigo, UYU|LowHigh, EG|NYChrisG, NRG|HookGangGod, RB|Anakin, PG|MarlinPie, CO|Dogura, ROX|Chanel, LostSoul, Linkorz, UYU|Jeondding, BC|Tachikawa, NASR|AngryBird, BC|ApologyMan, BjornSonOfBear, 1UP|PepperySplash, KOA|Sandman, UYU|CherryBerryMango, DR Gross, END|Scar, AN|KizzieKay, Flux, DJT, Noble|Semiij, NASR|TekkenMaster, DF|Saiyne, AXL|Boom, Supernoon, SSNO|KojiKOG, Hotashi and CATPION|Deb but of course many, many more as well, because there are far too many huge players to name even a fraction.

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Momocon 2019 results

Updates: This story has been updated with final results.

Momocon 2019 is happening this weekend, and it's got a big fighting game showing with a lot of games being played and a lot of top players showing up. The event's location is Atlanta, Georgia.

Some notable players participating in tournament are FOX|MKLeo, TSM|Tweek, Liquid|Hungrybox, NRG|Nairo, Liquid|Dabuz, PG|Marss, PG|Cosmos, Wizzrobe, Salem, BC|Mr. R, eU|Samsora, PA|Captain Zack, CLG|VoiD, Rogue|Light, MZR|La Luna, RCS|Fatality, T1|ANTi, SS|Colbol and of course many more.

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Newegg currently has games like Dead or Alive 6 and Jump Force on sale for 50 percent off their original price this weekend

Memorial Day weekend is upon us in the United States which means a time for remembering fallen service members, a three day weekend for some and some decent tech deals around the web if you know where to look.

Newegg is currently running a special two-day sale for the occasion which allows customers to buy certain video games, PC software and peripherals for 50 percent off including some selections that fighting game fans should find enticing.

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Click Burgundy's fighting game art is truly top tier and makes fighters look as badass as our imagination portrays them

Click Burgundy is an artist that we've featured many times on EventHubs and for good reason. They have a remarkable talent for capturing the essence of a character in their own unique style that stands above the competition.

We've gathered another dozen or so of their recent fighting game-related works that include portraits of our favorite heroes and baddies from Street Fighter plus others from Dragon Ball, Marvel and even Granblue Fantasy.

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Get On My Level 2019 results

Update: This story has been updated with final results.

Get On My Level 2019 is happening this weekend, and it's bigger than ever. As usual, it's happening in Toronto, Canada.

Players set to attend include Liquid|Hungrybox, TSM|Leffen, FOX|MKLeo, C9|Mango, PG|Plup, NRG|Nairo, Ally, TSM|Tweek, PG|Zain, Liquid|Dabuz, PG|MVD, Wizzrobe, Tempo|Axe, CLG|SFAT, VGBC|aMSa, HLC|S2J, BC|LordKnight, OG|Swedish Delight, Tamim, DIG|Lucky, n0ne, DIG|HugS, PG|Cosmos, BC|Mr. R, Westballz and many more.

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Stunfest 2019 results

Update: This story has been updated with final results.

This weekend, Stunfest is taking place in Rennes, France. While it may not have Capcom Pro Tour status this year, it's still got a ton of fighting game action coming your way.

Some of the notable competitors set to fight it out in their respective main titles are PXP|A Foxy Grampa, SNB|Abadango, Solary|Glutonny, FNATIC|Akainu, SST|Shuton, gwak.fr|Shenzo, Will2Pac, HappyPow, VGIA|Shanks, EnVyUS|Layo, Tominaga and Genki, though there are of course many more present as well.

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BAM 11 results

Update: This story has been updated with final results.

This weekend, we have BAM — Battle Arena Melbourne — 11 taking place, and it's of course happening in Melbourne, Australia.

Some of the players set to compete at this event are THY|Chikurin, Rangchu, RZR|Xian, UYU|OilKing, JDCR, DNG|Itabashi Zangief, PBE|Doujin, RB|Bonchan, Liquid|John Takeuchi, Yamasa|Take, Yamasa|Nobi, COOASGAMES|Noroma, CYG|GamerBee, Mago, EQNX|Dimeback, Fate|Ulsan, iG|Jiewa, Rise|K-Brad, ALUS|Yang Mian, Yamasa|Yuu, YOG|Machabo, SIN|Brandon and Somniac though there are obviously many more.

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Basic combos, touch of death combo, special move highlights, pros play and more; get started with Kid Goku in Dragon Ball FighterZ with this roundup

Things move quite fast these days and so we're not really surprised to see that there's already a plethora of YouTube content delving into the all new Kid Goku (Goku GT) in Dragon Ball FighterZ.

The mini Saiyan dropped on Thursday and immediately have content creators like Rooflemonger, Frame Advantage, JMCrofts, and YogaFlame24 begun to produce videos showcasing what he can do.

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