Robot info

Builder info

Robot:

Minotaur

Builder:

Marco Antonio Meggiolaro

Type:

Drum spinner

Job:

Professor of Mechanical Engineering at PUC-Rio (Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro)

Team:

RioBotz

Marco Antonio Meggiolaro (Captain), Daniel Freitas (Driver), Gabriel Barsi (Electronics), Carlos Junior (Electronics), Rodrigo Almeida (Mechanics), Rodrigo Nogueira (Fabricator), Marcos Angeli (Electronics)

Years competing:

16 years

Hometown:

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Favorite tool:

Dead On Annihilator Superhammer (we call it Zombie Killer)

Favorite robot:

Ava from Ex_Machina

Interesting fact:
In 2009 we controlled our middleweight combat drumbot Touro using our thoughts, with a brain-machine interface we designed and built.

Stat history

Stats
Career
2019
2018
2016
Total matches22985
Win percentage68%56%75%80%
Total wins15564
Losses7421
Knockouts11443
KO percentage50%44%50%60%
Average knockout time114 s118 s109 s115 s
Knockouts against4121
KO against percentage18%11%25%20%
Judges decision wins4121

Match history

Season
Round
Matchup
Results
2019Episode 2Minotaur vs WhiplashWhiplash by JD
2019Episode 5Gigabyte vs MinotaurGigabyte by JD
2019Episode 8Minotaur vs LuckyMinotaur by KO 1m59s
2019Episode 8Minotaur vs End GameMinotaur by KO 2m36s
2019Episode 8Minotaur vs Black DragonBlack Dragon by JD
2019Episode 12Minotaur vs ShatterMinotaur by KO 2m34s
2019Episode 14Cobalt vs MinotaurMinotaur by JD
2019Episode 15Hydra vs MinotaurMinotaur by KO 42s
2019Episode 16Minotaur vs Death RollDeath Roll by KO 2m4s
2018Day 1 Session 1Tombstone vs MinotaurTombstone by KO 2m22s
2018Day 3 Session 1Minotaur vs HypothermiaMinotaur by JD
2018Day 7 Session 1Blacksmith vs MinotaurMinotaur by JD
2018Day 8 Session 1SubZero vs MinotaurMinotaur by KO 2m53s
2018Sweet 16 2018Minotaur vs Witch DoctorMinotaur by KO 1m39s
2018Quarter Finals 2018Monsoon vs MinotaurMinotaur by KO 1m
2018Semi Finals 2018Lock-Jaw vs MinotaurMinotaur by KO 1m43s
2018Final 2018Minotaur vs Bite ForceBite Force by KO 2m5s
2016Qualifiers Session 1Photon Storm vs MinotaurMinotaur by KO 1m41s
2016Round of 32Minotaur vs BlacksmithMinotaur by JD
2016Sweet 16Minotaur vs WarheadMinotaur by KO 1m11s
2016Quarter FinalsBronco vs MinotaurMinotaur by KO 2m54s
2016Semi FinalsMinotaur vs BombshellBombshell by KO 2m50s