28 Jul 2020

Te Puke's Stupid Robot Fighting goes global

From Lately, 10:43 pm on 28 July 2020
Some of the Stupid Robot Fighting creations by Te Puke's John Espin

Stupid Robot Fighting is the brainchild of Te Puke man John Espin. The weird and wonderful sport sees puppet-like creations that are built from bits of junk go head-to-head in a brutal two-minute fight as they try to pummel each other into oblivion. T Photo: Facebook / Stupid Robot Fighting

he obscure activity has featured on ESPN, and there are plans for an American title which will be won in a showdown in the Bay of Plenty. John Epsin joins the show to explain how it all works.