A seminal moment in the history of competitive gaming is the Evo 2004 match between Daigo Umehara and Justin Wong. Tonight, the two celebrated the fight the best way possible: Facing off in Street Fighter.
Just in case you haven't seen the original fight, you can watch it below. (Daigo is Ken, while Justin is Chun-Li.)
And, of course, this clip:
To celebrate this iconic bout, earlier tonight, Daigo and Justin went head to head in a Street Fighter III: 3rd Strike match as part of an exhibition dubbed Moment 37 Reloaded. The name refers to the now famous match as Evo moment #37. So, ten years later, Daigo once again played as Ken and Justin played as Chun-Li.
And here is the crowd going nuts (video via YouTubber Richie Edquid).
It's cool to see the fight again ten years later with a different outcome. Below is the full showdown, for those who are interested:
It's always a pleasure to watch these two gents play Street Fighter.
Moment 37Reloaded - Daigo vs Justin Wong parry moment [fonpotter@YouTube]
Moment 37 Reloaded [Official Site]
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