Toronto Defiant’s Stellar retires from Overwatch

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The Overwatch League has lost another player. Lee “Stellar” Do-hyung of the Toronto Defiant announced his retirement from professional Overwatch play just one day before the beginning of stage two.

“Due to personal reasons, I have decided to retire from being a pro,” Stellar said in a video posted by the Defiant. Stellar was a DPS player for the Defiant and was a part of the team’s starting roster for many games during stage one. He is also a former member of O2 Ardeont, a popular Korean Contenders team. Stellar was a part of the Toronto Defiant as they played in the stage one playoffs, falling to the San Francisco Shock in quarterfinals.

Stellar joins a line of recent high-profile Overwatch League player retirements, including Daniel “Dafran” Francesca from the Atlanta Reign. His retirement leaves the Toronto Defiant with only two DPS players, Lee “Ivy” Seung-hyun and Choi “Asher” Joon-seong.

The Toronto Defiant’s first game of stage two is April 5 at 7:45pm CT against the Washington Justice.