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Boston Uprising Sign New Tank: Punk

On Monday, May 11, the Boston Uprising have announced the signing of former Uprising Academy flex-tank Leyton “Punk” Gilchrist. The Uprising welcome the new signing to the team after having only 6 players available to play for the past month.

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Punk had played for the Uprising Academy for a total of three seasons, with one season in between to play for the Sydney Drop Bears. Outside of Contenders, Punk has also represented Australia in the Overwatch World Cup in 2018 and 2019. He has played with an array of former and current OWL players such as Gia Huy “MirroR” Trinh, Ashley “Trill” Powell, and Scott “Custa” Kennedy.

2018-11-02 / Photo: Robert Paul for Blizzard Entertainment

Sources close to the signing noted that as a dual-citizen of Australia and the United States, Punk will not need to battle visa issues in order to start playing. The Uprising look towards the new addition to create a spark for the struggling team. Punk’s familiarity with the organization will surely be helpful as he adjusts from Contenders to OWL.

 

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2 comments

Boston Uprising's Brussen Retires May 12, 2020 at 3:05 pm

[…] hopped into the starting lineup halfway through the season, and will be succeeded by the recent addition Leyton “Punk” Gilchrist. With his retirement, brussen mentioned he will continue to play VALORANT while he decides his next […]

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Boston Uprising Sign New Tank: Mikeyy May 21, 2020 at 10:24 am

[…] signing marks the second roster addition in 2 weeks. Boston currently has 7 active players on the roster, and look to bring their bolstered squad deep […]

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