Cung Le is the latest addition to the fighter roster for the upcoming EA Sports UFC video game, which is set to be released in the Spring of 2014. Le is one of the most entertaining strikers in mixed martial arts, so his presence will bring an added dynamic to the game.
On Tuesday, EA Sports unveiled a screen shot of Le’s in-game character.
- Nickname: NA
- Record: 9-2-0
- From: Saigon, Vietnam
- Fights Out Of: San Jose, CA, USA
- Age: 41
- Height: 5’10” (177 cm)
- Weight: Weight: 185 lbs (84 kg)
- Strengths: Striking, Takedowns
A gifted striker possessing some of the most powerful kicks in his division, Cung Le stepped onto the pro MMA stage for the first time in 2006. After debuting with Strikeforce, building a record of 7-1 and briefly holding their Middleweight title, Le made the jump to the UFC in 2011 likening his contract with the company to getting his black belt in MMA. The Taekwondo black belt, most recently scored an impressive KO victory over Rich Franklin and is currently the Mentor and Chief Coach of The Ultimate Fighter: China.
The roster for the upcoming game continues to grow by the day, so it is going to be interesting to see how many fighters are included in the final roster.
Most of the screenshots for the game have looked incredible, but we will need to see how the gameplay is before determining whether or not this will be the best mixed martial arts video game that we’ve ever had on the market. So far, it is looks like the answer of that question will be an overwhelming yes.