Dominique "SonicFox" McLean won the award for Best Esports Player at the Los Angeles Game Awards tonight. The 20-year-old full-time student and fighting game ace gave a sincere thank-you speech, which was one of the most sincere moments of the night.
"I really enjoy playing video games," he said. "I never really did it for the glory. I just enjoy beating up people, you know? "
" I've never been so nervous, "he said. "This is more scary than EVO."
McLean won against four other nominees, including the stern Street Fighter champion Hajime "Tokido" Taniguchi and the Sung-Hygeon "JJoNak" bang of the Overwatch League's New York Excelsior. He was also nominated in the "Best eSports Moment" category for his decision to play the game against his rival Goichi "GO1" Kishida during the Dragon Ball FighterZ final at this year's Evolution Championship Series Fighting Tournament in Las Vegas Vegas to change McLean would win this match and won year-round tournaments in Dragon Ball FighterZ and Injustice 2 .
Step into his now iconic fursuit McLean on the stage delivered a fun, honest and worthy thank-you speech.
During the entire speech, McLean fought to catch his breath, and took time to call The state of other professional sports pros Curtis "Rewind" McCalls Father with stage 3 cancer: After winning the Grand Final of the Injustice 2 Pro Series in Chicago, Illinois last month, Maclean donated $ 10,000 to McCall's family.
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McLean's speech was longer than planned. The participants of the show could see that the teleprompter read: "Please pack it." But before he did, McLean still had something to say.
"I think I just have to say that I'm gay, black, furry – pretty much anything a Republican hates – and the best esports player of the year, I guess!"