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By John Nomis | |

Smash Brothers Legend “Mango” to Join Cloud 9 HyperX

Cloud 9 HyperX is proud to announce that the top ranked SSBM player Joseph “Mango” Marquez will be headlining it’s Super Smash Brothers roster. With Cloud 9’s strong lineup of world-class players, the team’s leadership feels extremely confident that Super Smash Brothers will join the ranks of other top competitive titles in 2014.

“Seeing how serious Cloud 9 is about Smash, I knew this will be a huge step for myself and the rest of the competitive community,” said Mango. “Cloud 9’s support and direction will help me focus on improving my mains Fox and Falco. With this, I’ll be truly be ready for EVO, CEO, MLG, and other top tournaments.”

Mango’s rise to power started in EVO World in 2007 followed by more winning placements at Pound, GENESIS, Apex, and countless other Smash tournaments. With Mango securing first place victory at EVO 2013, he’s been widely regarded as the #1 Smash player in the world.

“Smash Brothers came in very strong at EVO 2013 and we can’t wait to see what the rest of 2014 has in store for the Smash community,” said Jack Etienne, Owner and General Manager of Cloud 9 HyperX. “Mango’s highly competitive spirit and caliber of play fits perfectly with the rest of Cloud 9. Once we saw his experience and tournament record, there was no question that he was right for the team.”

Cloud 9 HyperX is absolutely excited to support Mango and help him do what he does best at the many Smash competitions in 2014.

 

You can follow Mango on twitter at @C9Mang0

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Video credit goes to @papapaintvids and @sam_braden.

 

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