Even with over 1700 competitors from nations around the world, Daigo defends his title as best the Super Street Fighter IV player and wins Evo 2010! It was a close battle against Unites States finest Rufus player EG Ricky Ortiz, but Daigo was able to stay calm throughout the series to pull a 3-1 defeat in the grand finals.
EG Ricky Ortiz vs. Daigo “The Beast” Umehara
U.S. National Champion Justin Wong did not qualify for a final spot, as he was eliminated by Northern California player Vangief (Zangief) and Taiwanese player GamerBee (Adon), who both received standing ovations for incredible performances during the semi-finals.
Vangief vs. Justin Wong
GamerBee vs. Justin Wong
Evo 2010 Super Street Fighter IV Top 8 Finalists
1. Daigo Umehara (Ryu)
2. EG Ricky Ortiz (Rufus, Chun-Li)
3. Infiltration (Akuma)
4. Mike Ross (E. Honda)
5. Bruce “GamerBee” Hsiang (Adon)
5. Vance “Vangief” Wu (Zangief)
7. Henry Cen (E. Honda, Dhalsim)
7. Shizza (Chun-Li)
Evo 2010 Pics
Evo 2010 Grand Finals Video – Daigo “The Beast” Umehara vs. EG Ricky Ortiz
To see all Evo 2010 videos in high def, check out the Evo2k YouTube channel!