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MMA Exprience results

Update: This story has been updated with final results.

There's a hyped event happening today in Brazil, that happens to have some fighting games present at it as well.

MMA Experience is an event which aims to bridge the gap between MMA and other forms of entertainment, with gaming being one part of it.

At this event, they'll be having grand finals matches in Injustice 2 and Mortal Kombat XL, featuring two of the region's best players duking it out.

In both games, these matches will be held between NRS game powerhouses KillerXinok and Konqueror249.

If you're excited to see some top tier matches in these games, especially with the Mortal Kombat 11 hypetrain having just started, tune in and watch it live.

Streaming is being done at Talent Play TV.

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Gfinity Elite Series Season 4 results

Update: This story has been updated with final results.

The Gfinity Elite Series is back for another season, which will be taking place during the winter.

This is the fourth season in a row, and while some players have stepped out, some have switched sponsors, and a few new ones have joined the fray, you'll likely be quite familiar with the names here, since they're all top European players.

It's a team-based league, with 10 teams participating, meaning it's going to go on for quite a few weeks, so keep checking back in every week.

As usual, it's taking place in the United Kingdom and will start at 6 PM local time on Saturday every week. You can find a time zone conversion chart further down in the story.

Some of the notable players participating are NVD|Phenom, FNATIC|Akainu, FNATIC|Shakz, NVD|Momi, Method|Packz, NVD|SaltyKid, exceL|Infexious, Method|Broski, exceL|Hurricane, Epsilon|Takamura, FNATIC|Atrosh, but there are many more where they came from.

They have once again chosen streaming to be done via Facebook, so tune in if you're so inclined.

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Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Launch Tournament results

Updated with final results: This story has been updated with the final results for the Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Launch Tournament at Xanadu.

With Super Smash Bros. Ultimate just releasing yesterday, you'd think there would be a little time before we'd catch tournament action for it.

Well, you'd be wrong. Because today, we're getting our first taste of Super Smash Bros. Ultimate tournament play.

This Launch event is being held at Xanadu, and will feature Singles, Doubles and Squad Strike events.

166 people entered the singles tournament, with notable names in attendance like WaDi, Demise|ZD, Demise|Seagull Joe, VGBC|Logic, VGBC|Coney, VGBC|PinkFresh and TG|Static, among many others.

If you want a glimpse at what Smash Ultimate might look like competitively, albeit in a very early fashion, don't miss this one-day shindig.

Streaming is being done at VG Boot Camp.

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Tekken World Tour 2018 Finals results

Update: This story has been updated with final results.

The Tekken World Tour 2018 Finals have arrived, after a long year of blood, sweat and tears throughout numerous qualifying tournaments.

The finals are taking place in Amsterdam, Netherlands, and it's a two-day event.

Day one will be host to a last chance qualifier, where all the players who didn't quite manage to make the cut get an opportunity to fight against all the other passionate hopefuls who have shown up, with the last person standing getting that final spot.

Then on Sunday, the actual finals will take place, for which 19 of the competitors have already been decided.

The players you can be absolutely sure to see in the finals are ROX|Knee, UYU|Jeonnding, UYU|Qudans, Saint, Kkokkoma, JDCR, CGG|Tissuemon, Fursan|LowHigh, RB|Anakin, Yamasa|Nobi, Book, UYU|Fergus, Fursan|Rangchu, EQNX|Joey Fury, Crazy|SuperAkouma, ROX|Chanel, Yamasa|Take, COOASGAMES|Noroma and Jimmy J Tran.

Streaming is being done at Tekken.

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DreamHack Winter 2018 results

Update: This story has been updated with final results.

DreamHack Winter 2018 is happening this weekend.

As usual, it's taking place in Jönköping, Sweden.

While it's become customary for DreamHack Winter to host Super Smash Bros. Melee for the last few years, they're also running Brawlhalla and Dragon Ball FighterZ this year.

There are around 50 entrants each for Super Smash Bros. Melee and Brawlhalla, while Dragon Ball FighterZ has around 20 participants.

Notable players attending include TSM|Leffen, Demise|Trifasia, BZG|Overtriforce, Oplon|Skyll, VSF|Rudi, SUN|Daydee, RMZ, JuicyJoe and more.

Streaming is being done at DreamHack Smash, DreamHack Fighters and Brawlhalla.

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Vampire Street Battle 2018 results

Update: This story has been updated with final results.

The Lyon fighting game crew are back at it again, with yet another good old game that OGs are sure to remember fondly.

This time, the title of choice is Vampire Savior, also known by its overseas title Darkstalkers.

With several notable players flown out from Japan, and many competitors from across Europe traveling to the event to compete, there'll be plenty of international clashing to go around.

32 players have signed up, which is a pretty nice turnout for a game that's over 20 years old.

Among those 32 players, you'll find notable names such as Nakanishi, Fumiwo, Atsuta, Sachi, Double-U, Ciccio Imberlicchio, Vsav_Rev and more.

Streaming is being done at LaDOSE TV.

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Dragon Ball FighterZ Saga 6 Japan Round results

Update: This story has been updated with final results.

Dragon Ball FighterZ has been a huge success this year, and has had its own fairly impromptu World Tour taking place, with Saga events carrying Dragon Balls for players to obtain, with the current Dragon Ball holders being FOX|SonicFox, CO|Go1, GGP|Kazunoko and NRG|HookGangGod.

Today, the sixth saga is happening in Tokyo, Japan.

Obviously, Japan has many top level players, some of who rarely travel, so the action will be through the roof, and there are some foreign players appearing as well, trying to get their hands on that direct qualification to the final event which a Dragon Ball entails.

Around 150 players are signed up, and it's a two-day Dragon Ball FighterZ only event, so the stream will without a doubt have tons of hype matches running on it.

Notable players showing up include GGP|Kazunoko, CO|Dogura, BC|ApologyMan, Ponos|Moke, CO|Fenrich, DNG|Tachikawa, KoreanWrestlingMan, Acqua, Kaimart, AE|Pekos, Matoi, Ponos|Garireo, WG|Abegen, Kindevu and many more.

Streaming is being done at Dragon Ball FighterZ.

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ArcRevo Japan 2018 results

Update: This story has been updated with final results.

This weekend, ArcRevo Japan 2018 is taking place in Tokyo, Japan.

As always, this is a huge year-ending event for ArcSys games, but now that they have their own ArcRevo World Tour running, this prestigious and action-packed event is also a qualified for the ArcRevo Finals in 2019.

This event will feature the current main ArcSys games, meaning it has BlazBlue: Cross Tag Battle, Guilty Gear Xrd REV 2 and BlazBlue: Central Fiction.

With over 100 entrants for each game, there's going to be a lot of high quality play going on, so make sure not to miss it.

Some of the players amidst those hundreds are Omito, LostSoul, Rion, Fumo, Dora, FAB, Daru, LG|Monster, Teresa, Fumi, Minami, PurePure, Hage, Konan, Yoshiki, Meister, Matoi, Iwashi, Hamburg, Nezu, Tsujikawa, gwak.fr|Shenzo, but of course many more as well.

Streaming is being done at Arc System Works and Arc System Works U.

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Smash Summit 7 results

Updated with final results: This story has been updated with the results for Smash Summit 7.

This week, Smash Summit 7 is taking place after a rigorous period of voting. It's happening in Los Angeles, California.

11 players were invited beforehand or qualified through event placings, those placers being Liquid|Hungrybox, TSM|Leffen, PG|Plup, C9|Mango, FOX|Mew2King, ExG|Wizzrobe, PG|Zain, Tempo|Axe, CLG|SFAT, VGBC|aMSa and PS|Bananas.

The five players who ended up making it through via voting are OG|Swedish Delight, Balance|KJH, Rishi, Slox and DaShizWiz.

As usual, this is a long event taking place across four days where players will share a house together and tons of fun stuff will be happening outside of just the regular tournament.

Outside of the regular tournament play, there will be Doubles, Crews, 5 Character Iron Man, and even events outside of the game itself such as a Talent Show and Mafia.

Streaming is being done at BTS Smash.

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DreamHack Atlanta 2018 results

Update: This story has been updated with final results.

DreamHack Atlanta 2018 is happening this weekend in Atlanta, Georgia.

While Dragon Ball FighterZ unfortunately had to be cancelled at the event, there are still many more games being played at it.

It's a three-day event, so there's going to be plenty of action to tune in to, so make sure you don't miss any of it.

Games being played include Super Smash Bros. 4, Super Smash Bros. Melee, Soul Calibur 6, Street Fighter 5: Arcade Edition, Tekken 7, Brawlhalla and BlazBlue: Cross Tag Battle.

Some of the notable players partaking are FOX|SonicFox, Dragon, Tweek, PG|SKD, GRV|Dabuz, CLG|VoiD, Liquid|ChuDat, PG|Speedkicks, Linkorz, Tempo|S2J, PG|Esam, SS|Colbol, ESE|Fatality, Samsora, and of course many more besides them.

Streaming is being done at DreamHack Smash, DreamHack Fighters and Brawlhalla.

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Red Bull Conquest 2018 results

Update: This story has been updated with final results.

There's a juggernaut of an event taking place this weekend, and it's in the form of Red Bull Conquest, happening in Washington, D.C.

This is a event featuring a whopping three tournaments for Street Fighter 5: Arcade Edition. First, the Red Bull Conquest regional tournament that people have been qualifying for throughout the year, then the Open Premier tournament that accompanies any Regional Final, and finally, the Regional Final for the North American Region in the Capcom Pro Tour.

This is also the last Capcom Pro Tour event before Capcom Cup, so after this event is over, we'll know 31 of the players that will be competing in December's finals, with only one spot left from the Last Chance Qualifier being played the day before the big show.

The Red Bull Conquest portion of this event also features Tekken 7 — showcasing players such as Jimmy J Tran, EQNX|JoeyFury, Shadow20z, UYU|Princess Ling, SperoGin, Trungy, TCOL|VictimOfRitual and NG-Obscure — and Guilty Gear Xrd REV 2, which will be represented at top level by LostSoul, UYU|KizzieKay, BjornSonOfBear, MarlinPie, Hotashi, FF|ElvenShadow, KidViper and Mr. K, among others.

As for Street Fighter 5: Arcade Edition, a few players you can expect to see in the Open Premier tournament, and probably more than just that for the American representatives, are FOX|Tokido, Ghost|NuckleDu, FOX|Justin Wong, Liquid|Nemo, Rise|MenaRD, NVD|Phenom, REC|Punk, Rise|Smug, CYG|GamerBee, Idom, DNG|Itabashi Zangief, CJ Truth, ESE|CoolKid93, AB|StormKubo, SB|JB, Liquid|John Takeuchi, EG|NYChrisG, EG|Ricki Ortiz, RB|Snake Eyez, UYU|Brian_F, Tempo|Alex Myers, ESE|K-Brad and Terrence — and there will be plenty more where that came from.

Streaming is being done at Capcom Fighters and Red Bull eSports.

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The Colosseum - Fall 2018 results

Update: This story has been updated with final results.

The Colosseum - Fall 2018 is taking place today in Rome, Italy.

This is a Dragon Ball FighterZ Radar event, so European hopefuls are trying to get their chance at grabbing a Dragon Ball at one of the remaining Saga events, with many of the strongest players in the region showing up.

There will also be Street Fighter 5: Arcade Edition and Tekken 7 at the event.

A few of the players set to compete are NidhoGG|Eifi, VSF|Rudi, Oplon|Skyll, LOK|Nivek and Yuzu|Murko, though there are many more where they came from as well.

This is a one-day event, so once you tune in, just stick around until it wraps up. The action begins at 10 a.m. local time, which translates to 1 a.m. Pacific, 4 a.m. Eastern and 6 p.m. JST.

Streaming is being done at Everyeye IT

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Injustice 2 Pro Series 2018 Grand Finals results

Update: This story has been updated with final results.

The Injustice 2 Pro Series had its run this year as well, and now we're finally at the Grand Finals.

With $40,000 on the line for the grand prize, and a total prize pool of $100,000, this is definitely not one to miss since the competitors will be playing for keeps.

It will be played out in a 16-man double elimination bracket, so there are a lot of matches for your viewing pleasure today.

The players qualified for this prestigious event are Tweedy, FOX|SonicFox, BC|Biohazard, Noble|Rewind, Noble|Semiij, PG|Hayatei, DR Gross, BC|HoneyBee, DF|Grr, IrishMantis, Method|SylverRye, Scar, HappyPow, NASR|TekkenMaster, CLN|BasicS and HeeyGe0rge.

It's a one-day event, so you can expect all the action to be done today, and while a Tuesday tournament is a bit unorthodox, just keep the stream open the whole day and enjoy the show.

Streaming is being done at NetherRealm.

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The Mango: Homecoming results

Update: This story has been updated with final results.

The Mango: Homecoming is taking place this weekend, and as the name suggests it's a tournament organized by C9|Mango, with help from others of course.

The event is taking place in Norwalk, California.

There's a ton of Super Smash Bros. Melee action happening at the event, with the main focus placed on the Singles and Doubles tournament events.

Over 350 players are signed up for Singles, so it's going to be a brutal battle to make it to the top.

Some of the players set to compete are TSM|Leffen, C9|Mango, Tempo|Axe, CLG|SFAT, Tempo|S2J, Liquid|ChuDat, IMT|Shroomed, ESE|Duck, OG|Swedish Delight, DIG|Lucky, G2|Westballz, ALG|n0ne, but there will of course be many, many more as well.

Streaming is being done at C9|Mango's Twitch channel.

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Red Bull Kumite 2018 results

Update: This story has been updated with final results.

Red Bull Kumite is back with its 2018 edition, this time taking place in the Fall instead of the Spring.

The event is happening in Paris, France, and as usual there will be a ton of matches and some real good showmanship in between them.

Fourteen players were invited, but only twelve of them could make it in the end — FOX|Tokido, Mouz|Problem X, FD|Fujimura, CYG|Daigo, UYU|OilKing, RB|Luffy, Liquid|Nemo, RB|Bonchan, Rise|Smug, AB|Poongko, AB|Gunfight and Filipino Champ.

The other two invited players, PG|Infiltration and Rise|MenaRD, couldn't make it to the event due to ongoing legal issues in the former's case, and visa problems in the latter's case. PG|Infiltration was replaced with NASR|AngryBird, while Rise|MenaRD's spot will go to the Last Chance Qualifier, meaning there are 3 spots up for grab instead of 2.

The first day of the event will host the Last Chance Qualifier where players will compete to get a prestigious spot in the Sunday finals alongside the 13 players already set to compete.

Streaming is being done at Red Bull eSports.

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IeSF eSports World Championship 2018 results

Update: This story has been updated with final results.

The International eSports Federation is back this year again with their big global finals, taking place this time in Kaohsiung, Taiwan.

For those unaware, these tournaments function a bit more like traditional sports tend to with world cups and the like, where each country gets one player or team (depending on the game) as their representative, decided upon via qualifiers throughout the year.

This year, like last year, the only fighting game present in the lineup is Tekken 7.

With as many as 32 countries participating, there are a bunch of players looking to prove themselves on the world stage and bring home the gold for their homeland.

Just a few of the players set to compete are South Korea's ROX|Chanel, Japan's Hakaioh, Indonesia's SOG|Meat, Malaysia's HXI|Zaba, Australia's Dee-On Grey and Sweden's Cyrox.

The streaming action will take place at IeSF TV and TWFighter.

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Capcom Pro Tour Online 2018 North America East 2 results

Update: This story has been updated with final results.

The final online event of the Capcom Pro Tour is taking place today.

This is the second, and last, tournament in the North America East region.

Over 190 players have signed up in hopes of grabbing those last delicious points before the North American Regional Finals next weekend.

Players set to compete include Ghost|NuckleDu, REC|Punk, Nephew, UYU|CoolKid93, CJ Truth, UYU|Brian_F, Wolfkrone, Terrence and many more.

While streaming isn't set to start until top 8, you can follow along with the brackets at Smash.gg until then.

Once top 8 begins, streaming will be done at Capcom Fighters.

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