By John ‘Velociraptor’ Guerrero
Gamers even from without the fighting game community know the iconic Evo Moment 37 in which BST|Daigo Umehara parried Justin Wong’s entire Super in Street Fighter 3: Third Strike to perfectly steal victory from the jaws of defeat, and the poor pro is still being haunted by it here 17 years later.
We’ve actually seen Justin get Moment 37’d again a few times since 2004, which might be the reason he switched to Chun-Li’s Kikou Shou projectile Super… though that didn’t help much.
While streaming a first to five set against a Hugo player named Korcotxan, Wong found himself up a cool two games to none. He lets Chun’s Super rip as his foe jumps in, which can really only be countered in one way from the air: with parries.
As Justin casually continues to chat with his stream, Korcotxan begins to successfully parry the first few hits of the 20 hit Super. After eight parries, Justin immediately switches tone and focus as he realizes what might be happening.
Indeed, the Hugo player negates all damage by parrying each and every hit. Possibly experiencing a bit of PTSD flashbacks, Wong simply leans back in his chair and thinks about his entire life.
This allows Korcotxan to take the entire rest of the round, uncontested. The whole thing is both impressive and hilarious, and you can view it for yourself via the embed here:
God damn it pic.twitter.com/twIeU7er02
— Justin Wong (@JWonggg) September 21, 2022
Source: Event Hubs