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 (Fabricator), Rodrigo Nogueira (Fabricator), Lohan Marins (Assembly)

Years competing: 

15 years

Hometown: 

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Favorite tool: 

Dead On Annihilator Superhammer (we like to call it Zombie Killer)

Favorite robot: 

Ava from Ex_Machina

Interesting fact:
In 2009 my research group designed and built a brain-machine interface that allowed us to control a 120lb combat drum robot only using our thoughts. 

Stat history

Stats
Career
2018
2016
Total matches945
Win percentage78%75%80%
Total wins734
Losses211
Knockouts413
KO percentage44%25%60%
Average knockout time144 s173 s115 s
Knockouts against211
KO against percentage22%25%20%
Judges decision wins321

Match history

Season
Round
Matchup
Results
2018Fight Night 16SubZero vs MinotaurMinotaur by KO 2m53s
2018Fight Night 13Blacksmith vs MinotaurMinotaur by JD
2018Fight Night 5Minotaur vs HypothermiaMinotaur by JD
2018Fight Night 1Tombstone vs MinotaurTombstone by KO 2m22s
2016Semi FinalsMinotaur vs BombshellBombshell by KO 2m50s
2016Quarter FinalsBronco vs MinotaurMinotaur by KO 2m54s
2016Sweet 16Minotaur vs WarheadMinotaur by KO 1m11s
2016Round of 32Minotaur vs BlacksmithMinotaur by JD
2016QualifiersPhoton Storm vs MinotaurMinotaur by KO 1m41s