Fight JackPot vs SubZero


Fight JackPot vs SubZero

Photo by: Daniel Longmire

Daniel Longmire

BattleBots Returns with New Episodes this December

By: Nesa Nourmohammadi

Rookie and veteran bots collide in a battle royale to earn The Giant Nut when BATTLEBOTS returns for a new season Thursday, December 3 at 8pm ET.

November 12, 2020

While the world fights a battle against the COVID-19 pandemic, others will be waged inside the BattleBox as 60 teams face off in a new season of BATTLEBOTS.

Returning Thursday, December 3 at 8P ET, BATTLEBOTS will feature an array of bots from all over the globe, ranging from unproven rookies and up-and-coming stars, to familiar legends from past seasons. Each bot will face off with the goal of making it into a 32-team, single elimination tournament, where only one can emerge the winner of The Giant Nut trophy.

Fight Hydra vs Witch Doctor

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Fight Hydra vs Witch Doctor

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Fight Hydra vs Witch Doctor

Some of the bots competing include, but are not limited to: Tombstone, Whiplash, Captain Shrederator, Lock-Jaw, Skorpios, Bloodsport, and SawBlaze.

Regarding the humans of BATTLEBOTS, fans can expect new and familiar faces. Sportscaster Chris Rose and UFC fighter Kenny Florian will return to provide play-by-play commentary, as well as field reporter Jenny Taft and ring announcer Faruq Tauheed. Joining the team for the first time as "Bot Whisperer" and commentator is BATTLEBOTS veteran Peter Abrahamson.

Fight End Game vs Bloodsport

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Fight End Game vs Bloodsport

Photo by: Daniel Longmire

Daniel Longmire

Fight End Game vs Bloodsport

To get themselves amped for the show's return, fans can use the BattleBots AR filter on Instagram, Facebook, and Snapchat to share which bot the randomizer selects for them.

In addition to watching the show on TV, fans can join the conversation on social media by using #BattleBots and following Discovery on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. They can also follow BattleBots on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

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