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Twin Galaxies announces ‘Fight Club,’ bringing together fighting stars from a variety of games

Sadly, no one will be playing Karate Champ at the event.

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I’m terrible at fighting games, but love watching them. Which is perfect, as Twin Galaxies today announced that they are going to be hosting an eSports event in Las Vegas that will highlight a variety of fighting games, while bringing together some of the major competitors from the scene.

The event starts on August 4, at 9 PM PT and is expected to finish up early Sunday morning at around 3 AM at the Luxor eSports Arena. The timing might sound a bit strange, but the Evolution Fight Game Championship (EVO) will be taking place literally across the street from the Twin Galaxies event. This will give attendees the chance to hop on over after attending the EVO eSports event.

The Fight Club will be free to attend, but fans under 18 will need to be accompanied by a parent or guardian. If you’re not in Las Vegas, Twin Galaxies will be streaming the event on their Twitch channel. The event is slated to bring together some of the biggest stars from the fighting game sphere, including Sonic Fox and Lee “Infiltration” Seon-woo.

Games in the showdown will include Dragon Ball FighterZ, Street Fighter V, and Super Smash Bros. Melee. The full event schedule includes:

  • Main Event: Dominique “SonicFox” McLean vs. Goichi “GO1” Kishida (Dragon Ball FighterZ) Casted by Yipes & Chris Matrix
  • Co-Main Event: Hajime “Tokido” Taniguchi vs. Lee “Infiltration” Seon-woo (Street Fighter V) Casted by James Chen & Sajam
  • The Fight of Legends: Alex Valle vs. John Choi (Street Fighter II Turbo: Hyper Fighting, Street Fighter Alpha 2, Street Fighter Alpha 3) Casted by James Chen & Sajam
  • Fox Family Feud: Kim “JDCR” Hyun Jin vs. Choi “Saint” Jinwoo (Tekken 7)
  • Coastal Rivalry – West vs East: Abraham “GoldenboyNeo” Sotelo vs. Desmond “Xecutioner”Pinkney (Marvel vs. Capcom 2: New Age of Heroes) Casted by Yipes, Chris Matrix, & Neo
  • Triple-Threat Brawl: Justin Wong vs. Sanford Kelly vs. Michael “YipeS” Mendoza (Marvel vs.Capcom 2: New Age of Heroes) Casted by Yipes, Chris Matrix, & Neo
  • Meeting of the Melee Gods: Adam “Armada” Lindgren vs. Joseph “Mang0” Marquez (Super Smash Bros. Melee) Casted by D1 & DJNintendo
  • The Great Marvel vs. Capcom 3 Clash: Ryan “Filipino Champ” Ramirez vs. Christopher “NYChrisG” Gonzalez (Marvel vs. Capcom 3: Fate of Two Worlds) Casted by Yipes, Chris Matrix, & Neo

If you’re going to be in Las Vegas and interested in attending, you can pick up your tickets on Tixr.

Plan on attending? What is your favorite fighting game? Let us know below.

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