Demetrious Johnson, Jens Pulver & Angela Hill to compete in major video games tournament


The following press release was sent to MMATorch from Daybreak Games:

Daybreak Games is returning to TwitchCon at the Long Beach Convention Center (Oct. 20-22) to kick off the H1Z1 Invitational, the most-watched event at TwitchCon since its debut in 2015, which this year features an overall prize pool of $500,000. This year, Daybreak is proud to announce that MMA fighters Demetrious Johnson (Mighty Mouse), Jens Pulver and Angela Hill are joining the fray and will be competing in the All-Stars tournament on Saturday, Oct. 21 for a shot at the $200,000 prize pool.

A full breakdown of the TwitchCon Invitational is available below.

WHAT: As TwitchCon’s premier esports event, this year’s H1Z1 Invitational is bigger than ever, with a combined $500,000 prize pool across three tournaments of 75 competitors apiece:


  • The All-Stars tournament($200,000 prize pool): Three rounds featuring some of the most electrifying streamers, content creators, MMA fighters, and personalities from around the globe, including summit1gMrGrimmmzDrDisRespect, and many more!
  • The Legends tournament($250,000 prize pool): Three rounds drawing from some of the world’s best H1Z1 players, including defending champs inboxes and radek, as well as relentless rivals like NinjaFlamehopper, and Stormen.
  • TheChallengers Invitational ($50,000 prize pool): A series of seven first-come, first-served qualifying matches all builds up to a riveting finale with the top ten players from each game, as well as the three Road to TwitchCon winners from gamescom, PAX and TGS plus two #ChallengeAccepted winners.



  • Saturday, Oct. 21 — All-Stars: Begins at 2 p.m.
  • Sunday, Oct. 22 — Legends: Begins at 11:30 a.m.
  • Sunday, Oct. 22 — Challengers: Begins at 3:00 p.m.


WATCH: The Invitational can be viewed live on Twitch at


ADDITIONAL INFO: For more details on the H1Z1 Invitational, check Those attending TwitchCon can stop by the H1Z1 Arena at the Long Beach Convention and Entertainment Center for tons of fun activities, discussions and more all weekend.

H1Z1: King of the Kill is a single-elimination, massive arena shooter that pits 150 battle-hardened players against each other in an enormous, detailed world. Scavenge for weapons, ammo, armor, vehicles and life-saving supplies to gain the upper hand on the competition and be the last one standing. To learn more, visit, and follow the game onFacebook, Twitter, YouTube and Twitch.

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