A classic rivalry is reborn as ACHES gets back in ring with Nadeshot for Call of Duty

Think of it like a well-after-the-fact rematch between Muhammad Ali and George Foreman. Or the ’79 editions of the Montreal Canadiens and Boston Bruins. Or a new battle pitting Coca-Cola against Pepsi, Ferrari vs Lamborghini, or Eminem against Machine Gun Kelly. Nearly a decade after one of the most famous esports matches in history, ACHES and Nadeshot are getting ready to get in the ring together again.

On December 1 the two esports legends and famous rivals will get together in a special Call of Duty match. Billed as a Legends Show Match, the event will live-streamed on Twitch and will feature one-on-one action.

Also part of the spectacle will be Call of Duty pros including ZooMaa, Clayster, FormaL, Crimsix, JKap, and Rambo. Action will take place at the 100 Thieves Cash App Compound.

But it’s ACHES and Nadeshot who will be far-and-away the main attraction. The history of the two dates back to 2012. After Complexity and ACHES lost to Nadeshot and OpTic at a Chicago UMG Black Ops II event, emotions were understandably running high. That escalated into a physical confrontation, where ACHES ended up pushing/shoving/bumping Nadeshot.

Time of course heals all wounds, no matter how imperceptible, which explains why the two have been able to put things behind them.

It’s not like both haven’t gone on to bigger and better things. Nadeshot is one of the founders of the mega-successful esports and lifestyle organization 100 Thieves. ACHES meanwhile has become of the GOATS of the Call of Duty League, with his pedigree including two world champion titles.

The 100 Thieves and Dollar Shave Club have collaborated on an exclusive partner jersey and are also giving away a COD-esque “Care Package” to ensure that fellow gamers are equipped with everything they need to look and feel their best.

Legends Show Match featuring ACHES and Nadeshot will include spin-off tie-ins. 100 Thieves and it’s partner Dollar Shave Club have not only collaborated on an exclusive partner jersey, but are also collaborating on a COD-esque “Care Package”. Get your hands on one of the packages, and no one will ever look at you like you’re the second coming of the Dude from The Big Lebowski.

Mike Usinger once took the better part of two years to finish Grand Theft Auto. Over the course of his career he has written about everything from eSports to music to movies to travel.

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