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ELeague Turning To "Street Fighter V" For Upcoming Tournament This Spring

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 02 / 23 / 17

The ELeague is diversifying its game portfolio, making Capcom’s "Street Fighter V” the focus of its next tournament. The WME-IMG/Turner Sports venture will launch the Street Fighter V Invitational on March 27 with 32 of the world’s top players. Twenty-four of the 32 will advance be...

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