Everything You Need To Know About The Madden Bowl

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It’s time to gear up for a ridiculous weekend of Madden Ultimate League fireworks. There will be touchdowns. There will be interceptions. There will be laughter and sadness and trash-talking. A champion will be crowned. It’s the Madden Bowl proceeded by the Conference Championship games, all coming at you live from Dallas, Texas. Which just so happens to be the location of the NFL Draft. Coincidence? It’s open to interpretation. What is clear is that below is literally every single thing you absolutely need to know about the Madden Bowl this weekend.


Only the best Madden NFL 18 competitors on the planet, as evidenced by their advancement to the Madden Ultimate League Conference Championship and, potentially, the Madden Bowl. The last four men standing are: 18-year-old Drini “Drini” Gjoka who will take on 21-year-old Eli “True” Clayton, and 20-year-old Shay “Young Kiv” Kivlen who will face 21-year-old Abbott “Blocky” Lopez. The winners of each game advance to the Madden Bowl.


The Madden Bowl is one single-elimination game to determine the first-ever Madden Ultimate League champion and winner of the first place $100K prize. In order to advance to the Madden Bowl, the competitors mentioned above will face-off in the Conference Championship playoff.

To earn the right to be called the EA Sports Madden NFL 18 Ultimate League champion, and take home $100K, the most significant chunk of the $500K league prize pool.


Live from Dallas, Texas.


Saturday April 28, 2018, the same weekend as the NFL Draft. The Conference Championship matchups begin at 3:15 p.m. ET and 4:30 p.m. ET, followed by the Madden Bowl, which kicks off at 7:00 p.m. ET.


You can watch the Conference Championship games streaming live on Twitch, YouTube, Twitter, Facebook, and Mixer. The Madden Bowl will follow a few hours later on ESPN2 and streaming on Twitch, YouTube, and Mixer.

Saturday April 28Madden Bowl

Conference Championships at the Madden Bowl

All games streaming on Twitch, YouTube, Twitter, Facebook, and Mixer. 

3:15 p.m. ETDrini “Drini” Gjoka vs. Eli “True” Clayton

4:30 p.m. ETShay “Young Kiv” Kivlen vs. Abbott “Blocky” Lopez 

Madden Bowl Madden NFL 18 Ultimate League Championship

Live on ESPN2, streaming on Twitch, YouTube, and Mixer. 

7:00 p.m. ETMadden Bowl, matchup TBD

Watch live video from EAMaddenNFL on www.twitch.tv