After asserting poker and chess lineups, esports group FURIA takes a step additional and enters Combined Martial Arts (MMA) by signing Judo and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu multi-champion and present Final Preventing Championship (UFC) fighter Livia Renata Souza. The primary struggle wherein Souza might be representing FURIA is scheduled for March 6 on UFC 259 in Las Vegas.
Souza’s essential interest is gaming, having even received an newbie Counter-Strike: International Offensive (CS:GO) championship up to now, so moreover preventing below FURIA banner, Souza might be additionally streaming CS:GO and different video games on Twitch.
FURIA co-founder André Akkari instructed The Esports Observer that “we at FURIA are constructing one thing greater than an esports group, we wish to be a social-cultural motion that makes use of its efficiency to succeed in younger Brazilians and from everywhere in the world. We created what we name the ‘FURIA methodology,’ a approach of seeing efficiency by coaching and psychological assist that we’re positive will change the way in which athletes carry out. This ‘methodology’ might be led to any sport, competitors, or aggressive atmosphere, it isn’t restricted to video games usually.”
Akkari additionally indicated that FURIA might be increasing its participation in numerous competitions: “We entered MMA with Livia and we will enter different a number of non-traditional modalities for esports, so long as we discover nice tales of hardworking people who find themselves searching for fixed evolution for long-term outcomes.”