Muma on KyKy's removal from Houston Outlaws "I don't like that it happened" - Dexerto
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Muma on KyKy’s removal from Houston Outlaws “I don’t like that it happened”

Published: 9/Oct/2018 14:40 Updated: 6/Nov/2018 14:30

by Joe O'Brien

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Houston Outlaws player Austin ‘Muma’ Wilmot isn’t happy with a recent decision taken by the organization.

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On October 8, Outlaws assistant coach Kyle ‘KyKy’ Souder announced that he had been released from the team, a decision that seemed to come as something of a surprise.

KyKy himself apparently wasn’t the only one surprised by the move, however. During a recent stream, Outlaws main tank Muma revealed that he had been unaware that one of the team’s coaches was being let go, saying “I didn’t know it was happening, and I don’t like that it happened.”

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Muma also said that he hopes KyKy finds a new home, as he believes he deserves a position in the Overwatch League.

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Muma wasn’t the only Outlaws player to sing KyKy’s praises in the wake of his departure, with DPS player Jacob ‘Jake’ Lyon taking to Twitter to say that “he has a great mind for the game and a great ability to help players understand their role”.

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KyKy’s departure from the team comes amid speculation of difficulties within the broader organization, including OpTic Gaming and parent company Infinite Esports & Entertainment.

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Several other notable figures have recently departed, including OpTic League of Legends General Manager Romain Bigeard and the Director of International Development at Infinite, Ali ‘Alicus’ Saba.

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Speculation continues that the organization is currently going through some internal turmoil, with OpTic content creator Hitch even stating that CEO Hector ‘H3CZ’ Rodriguez could return to a more active role. At the current rate, it seems KyKy might not be the last casualty of what looks like some organizational shuffling across the board.

Full disclosure: OpTic CEO Hector ‘H3CZ’ Rodriguez is a minority shareholder in Dexerto Ltd