Daigo “The Beast” Umehara
Daigo stands alone as the world’s greatest and best known Street Fighter. He has been called the “Michael Jordan of fighting games” due to his reputation of superhuman feats, his tremendous star power, and his ability to transcend his athletic career by becoming a global star. His impressive competitive track record spans more than twenty years, featuring multiple EVO wins and three Guinness World Records.His many notable gaming achievements include the staggering "Daigo Parry" at Evo 2004, where he seemingly defied all logic to parry Justin Wong's Super Art before finishing him off with a counter-attack.
Daigo is the author of multiple bestselling books, a corporate and university lector, and a featured interviewee on national TV programs, newspapers, and popular magazines, including Harvard Business Review and GQ magazine of Japan. Daigo has also established himself as an influential community leader, producing his own fighting game events, including the popular Kemonomichi (Way of the Beast) series.
For more information check out his official site: www.daigothebeast.com
Bruce “GamerBee” Hsiang first made a name for himself by infiltrating the EVO 2010 at 5thplace in Street Fighter IV, and he has since become a mainstay of the global pro scene. In 2012 and 2015, he finished at the 2ndat EVO, and he made his name and popularity unshakable.
In his native Taiwan, his achievements and his wholesome personality have made him a national star and central figurehead within the community. His popular Twitch channelis a showcase of the growing Taiwanese FGC and Taiwanese lifestyle, and he continues to grow his fanbase through his streaming as well.
Eduardo “PR Balrog” Perez is regarded as Puerto Rico’s greatest fighting game player. He is a consistently strong finisher at EVO each year, and is an exceptionally versatile competitor, exceling in a wide range of titles, including Street Fighter, Marvel vs. Capcom, Injustice, and others.Eduardo’s professional career began with a surprising 5th-place finish in SFIV at EVO 2009. In 2012, he claimed 3rdplace in Super Street Fighter IV: Arcade Edition (SSFIV: AE) at EVO. In the following year, he continued this successful streak by placing 4thin SSFIV: AEat EVO 2013.
Eduardo’s risk-taking, intimidating and aggressive play style, is well balanced by his endearing and fun personality, making him a community favorite.
Fuudo made his astonishing international debut at EVO 2011 winning the first place with Street Fighter IV. Ever since, he has consistently accomplished remarkable achievements, such as the 3rdplace at EVO 2014, and the second place at EVO 2016, just to name a few. He boasts a precise but aggressive play style and intellectual approach, and is widely regarded as the world’s best R. Mika player in Street Fighter V.
Fuudo is also a frequent collaborator on “Daigo the BeasTV” channel and recognized as the irreplaceable star on the show.