The Los Angeles Gladiators Los Angeles Gladiators OWL Rank #8 have revealed that Gladiators Legion Gladiators Legion Contenders NA Rank #9 main tank Panker has been signed to their Overwatch League roster as a two-way player.
Panker began his career as the main tank for Kongdoo Uncia, playing for the team in APEX Seasons 1, 2 and 3. He later moved to North America and joined Gladiators Legion prior to Contenders Season 1 in 2018. He has played for the Legion in all three Contenders seasons, starting every match as the team's main tank.
He joins a Gladiators team that added rOar at main tank during the offseason. rOar also came from Team Kongdoo, playing for Kongdoo Panthera during Contenders Seasons 1 and 2.
As a two-way player, Panker will continue be able to continue to play for Gladiators Legion while becoming a member of the Los Angeles Gladiators roster. He will not be able to play in Contenders the same week as he plays in the Overwatch League and will be limited in the amount of OWL matches he can play per stage.
The Gladiators now have 10 players on their roster. Panker is their only two-way player.
The next season of the Overwatch League begins February 14.
- Lane "Surefour" Roberts (DPS)
- João Pedro "Hydration" Goes Telles (DPS)
- Jang "Decay" Gui-un (장귀운) (DPS)
- Aaron "Bischu" Kim (Off Tank)
- Kang "Void" Jun-woo (Off Tank)
- Gye "rOar" Chang-hoon (Tank)
- Lee "Panker" Byung-ho (이병호) (Two-way Tank)
- Jonas "Shaz" Suovaara (Flex Support)
- Riku "Ripa" Toivanen (Flex Support)
- Benjamin "BigGoose" Isohanni (Support)
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