We're thrilled to welcome these 16 kombatants to the WePlay Esports Arena Kyiv for the inaugural season of WePlay Ultimate Fighting League!
After yesterday's Mortal Kombat 11 talent announcement, we're pleased to present you the MK11 players of WePlay Ultimate Fighting Season 1! Strap in because we've got some incredible players in attendance.
We are incredibly thrilled to welcome SonicFox, arguably the most successful member of the FGC, to the inaugural season of WUFL. Over their career, they have proven time and time again to be a threat in any game they play, and that especially rings true with Mortal Kombat 11. While SonicFox has been away from the competitive circuit for a while, with their last event being Final Kombat 2020 a little over a year ago, WUFL S1 will be their opportunity to prove that they're still on top of the food chain.
The second fox to join the ring in WUFL S1 is non-other than A F0xy Grampa. F0xy nearly clinched the gold at WePlay Dragon Temple but sadly fell short in the Grand Final. As one of the best MK11 players on this side of the Atlantic, F0xy has a lot to prove this season. However, from what we saw in the recent Ultimate Weekend Brawl money match, it seems like he's in tournament-winning form. Also, JUSTICE FOR THE KWEEN.
During this era of limited offline play, TheMightyUnjust has made quite the name for himself. He has proven to be one of the best online competitors, but the question is, how will that translate in an offline environment? Fear not, because WUFL is here to answer that question! TheMightyUnjust will be facing quite the formidable foes in just a matter of days, but will his skills be enough? Be sure to tune in and find out!
The Dragon Temple champion, Tekken Master, makes his return to Kyiv with his eyes still on the prize. While he defeated A F0xy Grampa in convincing fashion to lift the trophy last time around, this isn't the Dragon Temple anymore; this is WUFL. The competition is fiercer than ever, and Tekken Master can't afford to be complacent if he wants to bring home another title. However, much like SonicFox, Tekken Master is a player well-versed in many fighting games and is certainly capable of adding another achievement to his list.
DizzyTT is the second of three Brits making his way to the Ukrainian capital. While he didn't achieve the results he wanted at Dragon Temple and was dealt a crushing defeat by his fellow countryman in the Weekend Ultimate Brawl, DizzyTT isn't to be underestimated. His Fujin can make the most experienced veterans sweat, and he could roll back the years at any time with his Sonya Blade pocket pick.
While he certainly wasn't an underdog at the event, Grr was perhaps one of the biggest surprises from Dragon Temple, managing to reach 5-6th. His mastery with Geras is incredibly impressive, and while he isn't the most experienced player to attend WUFL S1, underestimating him would be a dire mistake. Grr is truly a great competitor and someone to keep an eye on this season.
The Brazilian beast is back in Kyiv! Konqueror249 established himself as the best MK11 player domestically, and while he struggled a bit at Final Kombat, he placed 4th at Dragon Temple, proving that Brazil could contend with the best of them. WUFL S1 will be another tough competition for him, full of incredible adversaries, but they don't call him Konqueror for no reason!
Another one of our Ultimate Weekend Brawl participants makes his way to Ukraine in the form of Biohazard! The Canadian is another household name in the North American MK11 community, but this is arguably his most significant tournament in a while. He'll have to give everything he's got if he wants to take home that first-place prize, but Biohazard certainly has the skills to place highly.
The third and final Brit is non-other than VideoGamezYo. He has proved himself to be a fierce opponent in European competitions, especially in late 2019, when he made multiple deep runs, but this is his first offline event in quite a long time. VideoGamezYo might need to shake off the rust and prove that he's still got what it takes to grab first place.
Hayatei, another Dragon Temple alumni, is one of the hottest prospects of WUFL S1. While he placed 3rd the last time he was in Ukraine, Hayatei will seek revenge over his adversaries as he aims for the gold medal.
As the sole Eastern European representative, ArnKratos has a lot to prove this season. His region hasn't received a lot of investment when it comes to fighting games, and the Russian aims to shine a light on what he and his countrymen can do.
Dragon is one of the main contenders for the WUFL S1 title, as he is arguably one of the best MK11 players in the world. Dragon has been playing Cetrion since before it was cool, and while there may be a few pesky Sub-Zeros standing in his way (I'm looking at you Konqueror249 and 2eZ), no one wants to be on the receiving end of the dragon's wrath.
Rewind is one of NA's greatest. Period. While he has faced the likes of Dragon and SonicFox countless times, he isn't as well-versed against international competition. WUFL S1 might actually put Rewind to the test, pushing him outside of his comfort zone, but will that be enough to stop a god? Well, there's only one way to find out...
2eZ is arguably one of the hottest prospects to emerge in the MK scene in recent years. He's a fantastic player and an even more phenomenal guy. We're delighted to welcome him back to Ukraine and look forward to seeing what sort of damage he'll cause throughout the tournament. As his alias suggests, sometimes, it's just too easy.
Kombat is another name that comes to mind when thinking about the recent online tournaments. He managed to upset NinjaKilla212 in the Kustom Kombat 2020 Finals in an incredible series, but how will he fare in WUFL S1? There's no taking away from his extraordinary skill, but there's a distinct difference between online and offline play. We're pleased to provide Kombat with the proving grounds to showcase his incredible talent as he proves to the world what he can do.
Mr 5000 is a hidden gem within a hidden gem. It's no secret that Africa hasn't really been present on the world stage of Mortal Kombat, but the Zambian is here to change that. Mr 5000 is touted as a top player within his scene, and the African fighting games community is one filled with talent just waiting to be discovered. Given that the scene has developed in isolation, Mr 5000 is sure to bring a completely different flair and style of play. Still, in those tense moments, he should find comfort in knowing that everyone back home is cheering him on.
Be sure to tune in to our MK11 tournament on stream between March 25th and 28th, and drop us a follow on Twitter to stay up to date with all things WUFL! Here's a reminder of the dates for all three upcoming WePlay Ultimate Fighting League Season 1 tournaments, be sure to mark them on your calendars!
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