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[e][h]Samus HugS
Player Information
Hugo Gonzalez
(1986-01-21) January 21, 1986 (age 36)
Years Active:
2005 - 2020
Approx. Total Winnings:
Huggies, Huggles
Super Smash Bros. Melee
Current Mains:
Super Smash Bros. Brawl
Current Mains:
Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
Current Mains:
Mii Gunner
2006-??-?? — ????-??-??
2014-07-03 — 2015-02-14
2016-06-01 — 2016-12-01
2016-12-14 — 2017-07-07
2018-01-12 — Present

Hugo "HugS" Gonzalez is the premiere Samus main and long-playing competitor in his home region of Southern California. He is currently ranked 46th in MPGR 2019.


HugS has been a competitor in the scene since its early days, and had a fierce rivalry with old-school champion Ken. While attending a fest that was being held at Ken's house, HugS was beaten by Ken's younger sister, prompting him to buckle down and train in hopes to one day be able to defeat Ken.

HugS quickly began climbing the rankings in his home state as well the entire United States, with impressive placings at both independently run tournaments and majors such as the 2006 MLG Pro Circuit, EVO West 2007, and EVO World 2007, and was soon considered one of the best players in the country. He even secured one of eight spots at the 2006 MLG Las Vegas Finals, based upon points earned from the previous tournaments in the circuit.

In 2006, HugS was one of several smash players who were sponsored by Carbon, an esports organization that originally focused on Halo.[1][2] It is not known when this sponsorship lapsed, as MLG slowly phased Smash out of its Pro Circuit in 2007. Wife has also asserted that Smash players ultimately benefited very little from the sponsorship.[3]

HugS continued to compete in an era of dwindling numbers, but returned in full force upon the rebirth of competitive Melee. He was partly credited for this rebirth due to his appearance in the 9 part documentary series, The Smash Brothers, in which he recalled the early days of competitive Smash.

HugS is known for his rivalry in the early days with Wes and Oro in competition to see who the best Samus main was at the time. At the time a very unpopular character, these three traded sets back and forth in an attempt to be seen as the premier Samus in the country.

He played for Dream Team from June 1, 2016 to December 1, 2016.[4][5] On December 14, 2016, he was signed by Selfless Gaming.[6] His contract lapsed on July 7, 2017.[7] He joined Team Dignitas on January 12, 2018 as their first ever Smash player.[8]



2020-11-22C13 - 4th Smash Summit 10 - Caster BracketSamus1 : 3United StatesFoxHomeMadeWaffles
2020-07-26S1549 - 64th Ludwig Ahgren Championship Series 2Samus0 : 3United StatesMarthLSD
2020-07-19S3165 - 96th Get On My Line 2020DQUnited StatesALP
2020-07-11M313 - 16th Rona Rumble: LACS Qualifier #1Samus1 : 3United StatesMarthUmarth
2020-02-01R329 - 32ndSaving Mr. Lombardi 2Samus1 : 2United StatesFalcoSquid
2020-01-26S3165 - 96thGENESIS 70 : 2United StatesPrince Abu
2020-01-22D14thMelee @ Verdugo West #942 : 3United Statesnull
2019-12-08Q717 - 24thMango's Birthday BashLUnited StatesLucky
2019-11-17Q717 - 24thDreamHack Atlanta 20192 : 3United StatesVoo
2019-10-06S1533 - 48thThe Big House 9Samus1 : 3United StatesMarthTai
2019-09-22M313 - 16thMainstageSamus1 : 3United StatesDr. MarioFranz
2019-09-08D14thDreamHack Montreal 2019Samus0 : 3NicaraguaCaptain Falconn0ne$400
2019-08-25S1533 - 48thShine 2019Samus1 : 3United StatesFoxMikeHaze
2019-08-11S1533 - 48thSuper Smash Con 20190 : 2United StatesRishi
2019-07-21E15 - 6thDefend The North 2019Samus0 : 3United StatesJigglypuff2saint
2019-07-14Q717 - 24thLow Tier City 70 : 2United StatesSDJ
2019-06-30R725 - 32ndCEO 20190 : 2United Statesprof
2019-06-09R725 - 32ndThe Kid, the Goat, and the Mango0 : 3MexicoChango
2019-06-02A11stDreamHack Dallas 2019Samus3 : 1United StatesFalcoMagi$2,500
2019-03-31R725 - 32ndBattle of BC 3Samus1 : 3United StatesPeachAura
All Results
2018-05-06G17 - 8thSmash Summit 6HugSSamusUnited States
ZainMarthUnited States
0 : 3JapanYoshiaMSa
United StatesPikachuAxe
2017-12-17G17 - 8thThe Holiday Bash Smash InvitationalHugSUnited States
DuckUnited States
0 : 3Nicaraguan0ne
United StatesWestballz
2017-03-05G17 - 8thSmash Summit - Spring 2017HugSSamusUnited States
ChuDatIce ClimbersUnited States
0 : 3United StatesFoxSFAT
United StatesMarthPewPewU
2016-08-06B12nd805 Alive 3HugSUnited States
JaceUnited States
3 : 0
0 : 3
United StatesMchi
United StatesLuigiKid
2016-07-10C13rdSuper Smash Sundays 48HugSUnited States
1 : 3United StatesReno
United StatesLucky
2016-06-18C13rdRubicon 11HugSSamusUnited States
VroMarthUnited States
0 : 3United StatesFoxKJH
United StatesSheikKels
2016-04-10E15 - 6thFrame OneHugSUnited States
AxeUnited States
2 : 3United StatesGahtzu
United StatesGravy
2016-03-26C13rdOUTFOXX'DHugSUnited States
Captain FacerollUnited States
2 : 3United Statestm
United StatesKJH
2016-03-13D14thOutplayed!HugSSamusUnited States
Captain FacerollSheikUnited States
0 : 2United StatesJigglypuffPsychoMidget
United StatesPeachMacD
2016-02-13C13rdFrostbiteHugSUnited States
AntherUnited States
1 : 3United StatesDuck
United StatesKJH
2016-01-24E15 - 6thSuper Smash Sundays 40HugSUnited States
KenUnited States
0 : 2United StatesCaptain Faceroll
United StatesPsychoMidget
2016-01-20A11stEmerald City IHugSUnited States
Silent WolfUnited States
3 : 1
3 : 1
United StatesBladewise
United StatesFatGoku
2016-01-10D14thSuper Smash Sundays 39HugSUnited States
MikeHazeUnited States
1 : 2United StatesMacD
United StatesAlan
2016-01-02E15 - 6thMayhem January 2016HugSUnited States
MikeHazeUnited States
1 : 2United StatesTope
United StatesEastCoastJeff
2015-12-13C13rdSuper Smash Sundays 38HugSUnited States
MacDUnited States
2 : 3United StatesKira
United StatesCDK
2015-11-21B12ndUCSD Super "Try"WeeklyHugSUnited States
LuckyUnited States
2 : 3
2 : 3
United StatesKira
United StatesCDK
2015-08-30B12ndPAX Prime 2015HugSSamusUnited States
Mew2KingSheikFoxUnited States
0 : 3SwedenFoxLeffen
United StatesPeachMacD
2015-06-06B12ndMayhem June 2015HugSUnited States
S2JUnited States
LUnited StatesMacD
United StatesWestballz
2015-05-10M313 - 16thPress StartHugSUnited States
FictionUnited States
1 : 2United StatesEastCoastJeff
United StatesOkamiBW
2015-05-02C13rdMayhem May 2015HugSUnited States
RenoUnited States
LUnited StatesWestballz
United StatesSUNG475
All Results
vs. United States HomeMadeWaffles  /
vs. United States Chillindude  /
vs. United States Slime  /
vs. United States Umarth  /
vs. United States bobby big ballz  /
vs. United States FatGoku  /
vs. Mexico Herrán  /
vs. United States Bizzarro Flame  /
vs. United States PewPewU  /
vs. United States La Luna  /
vs. United States Franz  /
vs. United States iBDW  /
vs. United States Babaganoush  /
vs. United States MikeHaze  /
vs. United States Cool Lime  /
vs. United States 2saint  /
vs. United States Rishi  /
vs. United States Ryobeat  /
vs. United States Skrub  /
vs. United States NPC  /

Recent Notable Wins

Wins over players ranked in MPGR 2019:

Rank 80 - bobby big ballz


2019-10-13E15 - 6thSEA Major 2019Mii Gunner0 : 3PhilippinesNessPSI Force
2019-03-31S1549 - 64thBattle of BC 30 : 2CanadabSM
2019-03-03S3197 - 128thUltimate Nimbus0 : 2United StatesPATTI
This player has no results.
vs. Philippines PSI Force  /
vs. Philippines CHEESE  /
vs. Philippines Mania  /
vs. Philippines DJlive  /
vs. Singapore GUNKMAN  /
vs. Singapore kami  /

Broadcast talent[edit]

DateTierTournamentPositionPartner List
2022-08-07A3NationalWavedash 2022Wavedash 2022Wavedash 2022Commentator
2022-07-03A2MajorGOMLGOMLGet On My Level 2022Commentator
2022-05-15A2MajorSmash SummitSmash SummitSmash Summit 13Commentator
2022-05-07A3NationalThe FunctionThe FunctionThe Function 2Commentator
2021-12-12A2MajorSmash SummitSmash SummitSmash Summit 12Commentator
2021-11-14A2MajorMainstage 2021Mainstage 2021Mainstage 2021Commentator
2021-07-18A2MajorSmash SummitSmash SummitSmash Summit 11Commentator
2021-05-21A4No TierNetplay for PalestineCommentator
2021-01-24A4No TierSlime's Commentator InvitationalSlime's Commentator InvitationalSlime's Commentator InvitationalCommentator
2020-11-22A2MajorSmash SummitSmash SummitSmash Summit 10 OnlineCommentator
2020-02-16A2MajorSmash SummitSmash SummitSmash Summit 9Commentator
2019-06-16A2MajorSmash SummitSmash SummitSmash Summit 8Commentator
2016-11-13A4No TierStRStRSmash the Record 2016Commentator