Daigo Umehara is the most dominant fighting game champion in the world. He is best known for his aggressive play and nearly psychic ability to predict and counter his opponent’s next move. This power not only paralyzes world-class opponents, but has also led to many unforgettable comebacks from the brink of defeat, as first made famous at the . Daigo lives and practices in Tokyo, Japan, but travels all around the world to face new challengers. His many victories and bloodthirsty style have earned him the nickname “The Beast.”

Name: Daigo Umehara
Handle: The Beast

Country: Japan, Tokyo

Games Played:
  • Street Fighter III: 3rd Strike
  • Super Street Fighter II Turbo
  • Super Street Fighter IV: Arcade Edition ver. 2012
Accolades:
  • Community Effort Orlando 2012 3v3 Team Battle – 3rd Place
  • Community Effort Orlando 2012 – 1st Place
  • EVOLUTION 2010 — 1st Place
  • EVOLUTION 2011 — 1st Place
  • EVOLUTION 2011 — 4th Place
  • EVOLUTION 2012 — 5th Place
  • K.O. Fighting Game Festival 2013 Team Tournament – 1st Place
  • NorCal Regionals 9 — 1st Place
  • ReveLAtions 2011 — 1st Place
  • South East Asia Majors 2012 — 2nd Place
  • Street Fighter 25th Anniversary Grand Finals — 2nd Place
  • Street Fighter 25th Anniversary Japan Finals — 1st Place
  • TOPANGA A-League 1st — 7th Place
  • TOPANGA A-League 2nd — 2nd Place
Weapons of choice:
  • Mad Catz Arcade FightStick PRO