vs. Daigo Umehara
“[Umehara] was too strong [to the point that] I laughed during the match.” (laugh)
"[Umehara’s] fending and the way he uses hop kick and crMK>Hadoken were amazing."
“All I can say is he was great! I completely lost!” (laugh)
(When pointed out that Sako used to use Evil Ryu) “I think there’s no better Evil Ryu than [Umehara’s]”
“Umehara’s Evil Ryu should be illegal.” (laugh)
(His wife asks “What if you use Evil Ryu, too?”) Sako thinks if he uses Evil Ryu the score may change, but outcome will be the same. “Sadly, I don’t feel like winning (Umehara).”
“I will train hard to close the gap.” (between himself and Umehara)
“Fighting game becomes fun when you get to fight Umehara.”
I think Sako is right he hit big combos which is cool and all but he just abused vortex. Daigo’s E. Ryu has better footsies and a stronger fireball game. Fundamentals > cheap vortex bullshit.