In probably the most entertaining and shocking Tremendous Smash Bros. Final high eights in current reminiscence, MKLeo survived a shocking loss to win his second Main within the final two months at Low Tide Metropolis.
In typical Final Main trend, the finals got here all the way down to MKLeo dealing with off in opposition to one other high participant, although this time Dabuz knocked him into losers through the winner’s finals, handing him his first lack of the occasion.
That winner’s finals sequence was Dabuz’s first event victory over Leo all-time, beforehand having a 0-12 file all through Ulitmate. Dabuz additionally beat MVD, Marss, and Elegant main as much as that large win over Leo.
Usually, Leo has Dabuz’s quantity on his standard Olimar and Palutena character selections, however the ever-improving professor of Smash pulled out his Min Min to try to throw Leo off. Towards the very best participant on this planet, Dabuz not solely regarded unimaginable, however took his first win in opposition to Leo 3-1, sealing the sequence with a three-stock recreation 4.
After dropping into losers, Leo went on a really quick run to make it again to the grand finals, taking three straight video games off of Marss in a really shut 3-1 win.
Neither Dabuz nor Leo swapped from their preliminary methods, sticking with Min Min and Joker respectively to start out grand finals, nevertheless it was Leo who regarded in management this time. From weapons, to backairs, to pure chain combos, Leo got here alive and confirmed his adaptability by 3-0’ing Dabuz to pressure a bracket reset.
After shedding three straight, Dabuz swapped again to Olimar, solely to lose recreation one of many reset, instantly return to Min Min, and get nearer to taking a set off of Leo once more. The magic was gone although, as Leo outpaced Dabuz and took an ideal 6-0 grand finals to win LTC.
Following his win, Leo confirmed that Min Min is likely one of the matchups he struggles with probably the most since Byleth, his self-proclaimed primary, has what many high gamers view as a shedding matchup in opposition to the ranged specialist. And, after dealing with ESAM and Pink Contemporary, two gamers who can also use Min Min to nice impact and compelled him off of Byleth, he felt like he was rusty and wanted to work on his different characters once more.
“If I get a matchup the place I’m good with Byleth, I believe I’ll win,” Leo mentioned to PGstats. “However with Min Min, because it’s my worst matchup with Byleth and I had misplaced in winner’s finals, I don’t know. I actually needed to win and simply present myself that I’m nonetheless up there. This might have been the third event I acquired second place in like 4 tournaments, to completely different folks, so I might have been extraordinarily unhappy.”
Leo additionally confirmed that he might be attending each Mainstage and Port Precedence, however plans to skip Tremendous Smash Con: Fall Fest on Oct. 15 as a result of he needs to take a break after competing at so many large occasions back-to-back.
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