ESPN Lands Big Recruits for EXP Pro-Am Apex Legends Tournament

ESPN locked in a lineup of esports pros and streamers, athletes, celebrities and ESPN talent who will compete in the first-ever EXP Pro-Am Apex Legends Presented by The Real Cost on July 11 at 9p, featuring squads of three and competing across three rounds of play, with a total prize of $25,000 donated to the V Foundation for Cancer Research on behalf of the winning squad.

Among the names on deck will be DrDisrespect, Chicago Bears running back Tarik Cohen, electronic musician Dillon Francis, The Vamp’s bassist Connor Ball, Phoenix Suns shooting guard Devin Booker, YouTube creator Nick EH 30, ESPN host Maria Taylor, 3-time X Games gold medalist Ryan Decenzo and Seattle Storm forward Breanna Stewart.


Esports Pros & Streamers

  • Casper, Team Liquid
  • Dizzy, NRG Esports
  • DrDisrespect, Gaming Personality
  • Dropped, Rogue
  • Tennp0, FaZeClan
  • Gaming Personality
  • Gigz, 100Thieves
  • HusKers, Rogue
  • Jericho, Gaming Personality
  • Jessica Chobot, Gaming Personality
  • Kingrichard, NRG Esports
  • Malik Forte, Gaming Personality
  • Mendokusaii, Gaming Personality
  • Naomi Kyle, Gaming Personality
  • Nick EH 30, YouTube Creator
  • Stonemountain64, Facebook Streamer
  • Sweetdreams, Rogue
  • Sydnee Goodman, IGN Host
  • Teenage, 100Thieves
  • Viss, TSM
  • Xchocobars, Gaming Personality


Athletes & Celebrities

  • Bernardrick McKinney, Houston Texans
  • Blake Cashman, New York Jets
  • Breanna Stewart, Seattle Storm
  • Chris Thompson, Washington Redskins
  • Connor Ball, The Vamps
  • Darius Miles, Former NBA Player
  • Devin Booker, Phoenix Suns
  • Dillon Francis, electronic musician
  • Eli Apple, New Orleans Saints
  • Emmanuel Sanders, Denver Broncos
  • Jey Uso, WWE
  • Jimmy Uso, WWE
  • Joejuan Williams, New England Patriots
  • Kenneth Faried, Houston Rockets
  • Kenny Omega, AEW
  • Marcus Scribner, Actor on Blackish
  • Marcus Williams, New Orleans Saints
  • Martellus Bennett, Former NFL Player
  • Mike Davis, Chicago Bears
  • Mitchie Brusco, X Games gold medalist
  • Orlando Scandtrick, NFL Player
  • Quentin Richardson, Former NBA Player
  • Rasheem Green, Seattle Seahawks
  • Ryan Decenzo, X Games gold medalist
  • Sam Witwer, Actor on The Walking Dead
  • Stephen Weartherly, Minnesota Vikings
  • Shawne Merriman, Former NFL Player
  • Tarik Cohen, Chicago Bears
  • Tatiana Suarez, UFC
  • Tom Schaar, X Games gold medalist
  • Troy Gentile, Actor on The Goldbergs
  • Xavier Woods, WWE
  • Zach Moore, Arizona Cardinals


ESPN Talent

  • Clinton Yates, ESPN Host
  • Israel Gutierrez, ESPN Host
  • Jack Mitrani, X Games Host
  • Marcus Spears, ESPN Host
  • Maria Taylor, ESPN Host
  • Sarah Spain, ESPN Host


The event will be streamed live at 9p on the ESPN app, ESPN Esports’ and Apex Legends Twitch channels, ESPN Esports’ YouTube and Twitter, Caffeine, ESPN Play (Latin America), ESPN Player (EMEA), and WatchESPN (Pac Rim). Alex “Goldenboy” Mendez and Wade “Dreadnaught” Penfold will host the live stream along with ESPN’s Victoria Arlen. A two-hour recap show highlighting key moments from the Pro-Am will also debut on July 19 on ESPN from 8-10p.