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This past weekend, a dead crab was thrown at Juan “Hungrybox” DeBiedma by a spectator at Pound 2019 at Laurel Park, Maryland. Hungrybox picked up the championship at the Super Smash Bros. Melee tournament, but was also met with a rather crabby attendee (sorry).
Hungrybox had emerged victorious against Joseph “Mang0” Marquez in the grand finals, though was left furious after a crab was launched at the player onstage, during a livestream of the event. Though the perpertrator was identified after fleeing the scene, they were not named.
Hungrybox would later tweet about the situation, stating: “Sorry for losing my temper. Someone threw a f—– raw crab at me. After a 5 set losers run. Barely missed my head. What the f— man.” A tweet from Aposl also stated that the spectator would be subjected to a permanent ban:
We will be perma banning the guy btw. Probably will not be releasing his name publicly but will be submitting it to other Tournament Organizers. We will make an official statement from the Pound Twitter sometime this week so everyone knows this was handled immediately.
— Aposl @ Pound 2019 🤜🤛 (@VGBC_Aposl) April 22, 2019
Yesterday, Hungrybox had been knocked down to the losers bracket after losing in the first round of the top 8 to Mang0. From here, Hungrybox would go on to put on a dominant display, defeating the likes of Zain Naghmi and Justin “Plup” McGrath, which set up a meeting with Mang0 in the grand finals for a highly anticipated rematch. Hungrybox would then win three out of four in the first series of the finals, before winning another three straight games to take the title.