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
2019
2018
2016
Total matches15285
Win percentage67%0%75%80%
Total wins10064
Losses5221
Knockouts7043
KO percentage47%0%50%60%
Average knockout time112 s109 s115 s
Knockouts against3021
KO against percentage20%0%25%20%
Judges decision wins3021

Match history

Season
Round
Matchup
Results
2019Episode 2Minotaur vs WhiplashWhiplash by JD
2019Episode 5Gigabyte vs MinotaurGigabyte by JD
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