The Season 3 finalists have been announced for the Mortal Kombat X ESL Pro League. The finals will take place this Sunday, June 11th in Burbank, CA where the 16 finalists will compete for a $200,000 prize pool in front of a live studio audience.
Sonic Fox (Season 1&2 undefeated champ), Scar (Season 2 finalist), Dragon, PerfectLegend, A F0xy Grampa, Raptor, Boki, Hayatei, IrishMantis, Jupe, Madzin, Crathen, BeyondToxin, Sakr0n, St9rm, BenHeeyGe0rge are moving on to the Finals.
Season 3 has had its fair share of intense moments, such as:
· In a shocking week where veterans SonicFox, Scar, WoundCowboy, and Biohazard were all eliminated prior to the Top 8 broadcast, Dragon took the Week 4 grand finals with an impressive Brutality against fierce competitor Toxin.
· WoundCowboy’s epic match against current ESL champion and fellow teammate SonicFox, which resulted in a 2-2 tie and subsequent decisive match where WoundCowboy prevailed with a flawless victory.
· The epic rivalry between Raptor and Dragon came to a head during the week 6 grand finals, where a narrow 2-2 standoff led to a mistake by Raptor, giving Dragon the grand final win.
· A tense matchup between Scar and Hayatei in the week 7 grand finals, where Scar demonstrated quick adaptability with a switch-up of characters between Hat Trick Kung Lao, Smoke variation Triborg and Cover Ops Sonya, taking a 3-2 win over Hayatei.
· Toxin and WoundCowboy went head to head in week 8, but Toxin could not be stopped and solidified his place in the Season 3 finals.
Fans wanting to catch the finals event live in Burbank can purchase tickets here or catch it live on Twitch.tv.