The next page for Kenya’s Tekken scene is here, the Fight Night series is an online Tekken 7 competition that will be played by members of the Tekken254 community with further plans to invite and play against none-Kenyan Tekken 7 players. The series was initially born in 2018 under the name of Iron Fist Fridays that was hosted by Davy Kamanzi on the Tekken254 Twitch channel.
The Fight Night series will run a bi-monthly live stream on select Fridays and Saturdays with at least two scheduled matchups per day. The Fight Night will see undercard and two main card fights happen during the selected weekends.
The Tekken254 community has seen immense growth since its inception in 2017. The community, through the Circuit, has seen a growth in numbers and game knowledge over time, this is slowly encouraging and positioning Kenyan esports scene regionally and internationally.
With the government directives suspending public gathering across the country due to the coronavirus pandemic, the Tekken254 Circuit was suspended with most of the Tekken action moving online. The Fight Night seeks to create a platform through which Kenyan Tekken players can connect and compete during night hours.