End Game Crowned BattleBots' First Golden Bolt Champion

By: Discovery

End Game takes home the first-ever Golden Bolt Trophy, and five additional teams win Best in Show awards in the BattleBots Champions finale.

September 08, 2022

From the Sin City Slugfest to the Golden Bolt Tournament, the all-new BattleBots Champions series did not disappoint. The series was packed with awesome moments — high-flying bots, plenty of flamethrowers and brutal knockouts.

At the end of it all, End Game and Witch Doctor faced off for a chance to raise the first Golden Bolt trophy. Both bots came out swinging, but ultimately, End Game took over to win by knockout. That Golden Bolt trophy will go perfectly with the Giant Nut already on the New Zealand team’s trophy shelf.

Nick Mabey | Auckland, New Zealand

End Game - Defending Champ

Nick Mabey | Auckland, New Zealand

If you missed any of the action, all episodes are streaming now on discovery+.

Additionally, there were more standout teams recognized during the Best of Show awards.

Rookie(s) of the Year: Glitch and Riptide

Most Destructive: HyperShock

The Grant Imahara Award for Best Design: Blip

Founder's Award: Jamison Go, SawBlaze

Congrats to all competitors!

If you’re hungry for more BattleBots, check out the BattleBots Champions photo gallery, and the Discovery Facebook BattleBots Champions playlist.

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