This week in esports: Mike Tyson, Tfue, Armani Exchange, GameStop Performance Center

Mike Tyson has entered the industry, Armani Exchange has made its first moves in esports, and Turner “Tfue” Tenney is suing Faze Clan; this week in esports has been unpredictable to say the least. As always, we’ve rounded up the biggest and best stories from the past week.

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Mike Tyson invests in Fade 2 Karma

Mike Tyson
Photo credit: Eduardo Merille

Former undisputed world heavyweight champion Mike Tyson has invested in esports organisation Fade 2 Karma.

As part of the investment, Fade 2 Karma is constructing a facility in El Segundo, California, named ‘The Ranch House’. It’ll include rooms for livestreaming, a performance stage, a content production area, and a rooftop party deck.

Read the full article here.

Turner “Tfue” Tenney files lawsuit against FaZe Clan

Tfue FaZe Clan
Photo credit: FaZe Clan

Professional esports player and personality Turner “Tfue” Tenney is suing FaZe Clan due to what he claims to be violations of Californian law and the Talent Agency Act.

A whole host of video responses from both parties have been released – as well as the contract being leaked – but the crux of the situation appears to be that Tfue wants out of the organisation.

Read the full article here.

Mkers announces sponsorship from Armani Exchange

Mkers Armani Exchange
Photo credit: Mkers

Italian esports organisation Mkers has been named a global ambassador for fashion brand Armani Exchange as part of a new sponsorship deal.

Armani Exchange is now the main sponsor jersey for Mkers, with its logo being displayed front and center of the organisation’s uniform.

Read the full article here.

Complexity Gaming opens GameStop Performance Center

Complexity Gaming GameStop Performance Center
Photo credit: Complexity Gaming

North American esports organisation Complexity Gaming officially open the doors of its 11,000-square-foot headquarters, the GameStop Performance Center.

The facility includes a Mind Gym (in partnership with HyperX and Mamba Sports Academy), the Miller Lite Player Lounge (as part of a deal with MillerCoors), advanced training rooms, a decompression porch for recovery, the Innovation Lab for research and testing, and a streaming studio.

Read the full article here.

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