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The Most ICONIC Moments in EVO History [FGC]

EVO – the Mecca of the Fighting Game Community. A tournament series so legendary, just saying its name conjures up images of glorious victory, crushing defeat and, of course, the highest levels of hype. With EVO 2017 now behind us, we thought it was only fitting to look back at the tournament’s illustrious fifteen year history and relive some of its most unforgettable stories. These are the most iconic moments in EVO history.

Justin Reclaims the Throne – 0:46
Shirtless Combat – 6:34
Alex Valle, Legend – 9:20
The Reset – 12:42
Infiltration Brings Out the Oil – 18:45
What Are You Standing Up For? – 22:45
A Wild Pikachu Appeared – 25:05
The Ears Come Off – 28:19
EVO Moment 37 – 34:53

Written by: Nic Doucet (@NicDoucet)
Edited by: Miles Hackett (@miles_hackett) & Sean Meiliunas (@Dyna_Sean)
Article by: Daniel Rosen (@Daniel_Rosen)

Music used under license from Associated Production Music LLC (”APM”).

Footage, Image and Audio Credits:

NOTE: All footage from EVO events throughout this video are courtesy of EVO (Evolution Championship Series). Additional footage cited below in order of appearance.

“Justin Reclaims the Throne”

Justin Wong vs. Chris G (East Coast Throwdown V, Loser’s Final – 2013)

Courtesy: Team Spooky

Justin Wong vs. Filipino Champ (Capcom Cup 2013, Loser’s Bracket)

Courtesy: Capcom Fighters

Image of ChrisG

Courtesy: Kara Leung

Justin Wong vs. Chris G UMvC3 – UFGT10

Courtesy: Keits

EVO 2013 Crowd Audio from Justin Wong vs. ChrisG GF

Courtesy: MetalMusicMan
Twitter: @MetalMusicMan04

“Shirtless Combat”

Poongko vs. Fuudo @ South East Asia Major Qualifier 2015

Courtesy: Capcom Fighters

Poongko vs. Pepeday @ 2014 Canada Cup (Grand Finals)

Courtesy: Twitch.tv/Canada Cup

“Alex Valle, Legend”

Daigo vs. Valle (1998)

Courtesy: TV Tokyo
Uploaded by Guoguodi

Alex Valle announces Project Blocks

Courtesy: iplaywinner.com

Image of Alex Valle

Courtesy: Capcom Pro Tours

“The Reset”

APEX 2013 SSBM W6 Armada VS Hungrybox

Courtesy: APEX

“Infiltration Brings Out the Oil”

PR Balrog – Infiltration – Hakan Hype – Evo 2013 SSF4AE 2012

Courtesy: MetalMusicMan
Twitter: @MetalMusicMan04

“What Are You Standing Up For?”

Ricki Ortiz vs. Wolfkrone @ Road to EVO 2014, Ultimate Fighting Game Tournament 8

Courtesy: LevelUpLive

Shoryuken Article

“A Wild Pikachu Appeared”

Axe vs. PewPewU [Kings of Cali 3]

Courtesy: VGBootcamp

“The Ears Come Off”

Mortal Kombat X ESL Season 1, 2 & 3 Grand Finals

Courtesy: ESL

Sonic Fox @ EVO- Furious Furry – PLAYER ONE

Courtesy: Dot Esports

Summer Jam 9 – Mortal Kombat X – cR Sonic Fox vs RZR Perfect Legend

Courtesy: Big E Gaming

“EVO Moment 37”

Daigo vs Valle (1998)

Source: TV Tokyo

Raoh vs. Justin Wong

Courtesy: @SethKillian

Daigo vs. Justin Wong
Courtesy: Super Arcade

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