Behind the Bots

The podcast that brings you the stories of the builders behind BattleBots.

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This week on the podcast, we’re catching up with MadCatter driver Calvin Iba! Diehard combat robotics fans know Calvin for Lynx, the world’s most competitive beetleweight, which has taken home nearly ...
January 19, 2022
This week on the podcast, we’re spinning to win with Captain Shrederator, fresh off a big match against The King of Kinetic Energy himself, Ray Billings and Tombstone. BattleBots Season 6 kicked off t...
January 12, 2022
This week on the podcast, we’re doing our last pre-premiere episode of the season with BattleBots showrunner Aaron Catling! Aaron sits on the Selection Committee, helps build the fight cards, and deve...
January 5, 2022
This week on the podcast, we’re dragging ourselves out of our collective holiday comas to bring you a pre-pre-BattleBots mini episode, covering the December Finals at Norwalk Havoc, Luke officially jo...
December 29, 2021
This week on the podcast, we’re catching up with Ralf Schneider, captain of the European rookie multibot Jäger. The team faced big challenges this season — Ralf’s UK teammates were prevented from trav...
December 15, 2021
This week on the podcast, we’re previewing every new robot appearing in BattleBots Season 6 (airing Thursday, Jan. 6 at 8 p.m. on Discovery Channel!): Blade, Blip, Defender, Dragon Slayer, Glitch, Jäg...
December 8, 2021
This week on the podcast, we’re stumbling out of our turkey-induced comas with an abbreviated episode. No guest this week — back to our regularly scheduled programming next week.   This week’s combat ...
December 1, 2021
This week on the podcast, we’re heading north to Canada, to meet up with rookie BattleBots builders Philippe Voyer and Sean Lamothe from Pardon My French! We learn about big drums, little lifters and ...
November 24, 2021
This week on the podcast, we’re catching up with our own Chris DeCicco, and his pit crew/cousins Dave, Johnny, and Jackson, fresh off their first combat robotics match ever this past weekend at Norwal...
November 17, 2021
This week on the podcast, we’re catching up with fellow combat robotics superfan/BattleBots content creator Jevan Woodrow, host of the very popular YouTube channel This Week in Robot Combat! We learn ...
November 10, 2021

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