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7 BattleBot Teams Gear Up for the 2023 Season With Help From Xometry

Xometry is sponsoring 7 BattleBot teams for the next season of Battlebots. To celebrate our class of 2023, we have compiled a list of our favorite moments from past seasons.

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October 28, 2022
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The mayhem is about to begin; better grab some popcorn! 

The 2023 season of BattleBots is almost here, and we can’t wait to see the sparks fly! Xometry is proud to sponsor 7 teams in the upcoming season of BattleBots and, in celebration of the upcoming season, here is a lineup of our teams and our favorite fights they have participated in, starting with:

Hypershock

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A fan favorite led by the dynamic Will and Alex Bales, Hypershock has excelled in competition for years. Ranked #8 in the preseason poll, Hypershock is coming off a strong performance on BattleBots Champions this summer. Xometry is proud to sponsor and support Hypershock for the third year in a row; we can’t wait to see their success this year!

Weapons: Disk Spinner

Builder: Will Bales

Stats: 30 total matches, 57% win rate

Ranking: #8

Favorite Fight: Hypershock: vs Gigabyte

Riptide

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Xometry's Simon Arthur posing with the Riptide team
Riptide sending a competitor into the air
riptide hitting an opponent, with sparks flying
the riptide battlebot
Xometry's Simon Arthur posing with the Riptide team
Riptide sending a competitor into the air
riptide hitting an opponent, with sparks flying
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Xometry's Simon Arthur posing with the Riptide team

Riptide burst on the scene as a rookie last year with the help of Xometry made parts, making the quarterfinals behind captain Ethan Kurtz. Ranked #13 in the pre-season poll, they are predicted to make a splash this season and perform well among the relative newcomers. We are proud to return as a sponsor of Riptide for the second year in a row.

Weapon: Egg Beater Spinner

Builder: Ethan Kurtz

Stats: 8 total matches, 75% win rate

Ranking: #13

Favorite Fight: Riptide vs. Huge

Minotaur

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Don’t let its small size fool you; it’ll send you flying. Ranked #6 in the pre-season poll, Minotaur looks to have another very strong team this year and always strikes fear into its competitor’s robotic hearts. We are proud to sponsor this Brazil-based team for the first time this year!

Weapon: Drum Spinner

Builder: Marco Antonia Meggiolaro

Stats: 28 total matches, 68% win rate

Ranking: #6

Favorite Fight: Minotaur vs. Blacksmith

Gigabyte

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Xometry's Simon Arthur posing with the John Mladenik
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Xometry's Simon Arthur posing with the John Mladenik
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Xometry's Simon Arthur posing with the John Mladenik

Like a Beyblade, but much, much cooler. Gigabyte is a strong team looking to cause major damage to its opponents and is ranked #24 in the pre-season poll.. Xometry is thrilled to be among their sponsors this year.

Weapon: Full-Bodied Spinner

Builder: John Mladenik

Stats: 23 total matches, with a 57% win rate

Ranking: #24

Favorite Fight: Gigabyte vs. Captain Shrederator

Mammoth

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Xometry's Simon Arthur posing with the Mammoth team
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Xometry's Simon Arthur posing with the Mammoth team
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Xometry's Simon Arthur posing with the Mammoth team

Make Maryland proud Mammoth! Ranked #32 in the pre-season poll, Mammoth is an exciting team from Xometry's home state of Maryland and is the by-far biggest bot we’re sponsoring in 2022. We are thrilled to sponsor Mammoth for the first time this year.

Weapon: Rotary Lifter

Builder: Ricky Willems

Stats: 19 total matches, 42% win rate

Ranking: #32

Favorite Fight: Mammoth vs. Axe Backwards

Sawblaze

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Xometry's Simon Arthur posing with the sawblaze team
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Xometry's Simon Arthur posing with the sawblaze team
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Xometry's Simon Arthur posing with the sawblaze team

All eyes are on this fire-breathing mechanical monster. Ranked #4 in the pre-season poll, Sawblaze is the highest-ranked team that Xometry is sponsoring. It’s our first year sponsoring Sawblaze, and we couldn’t be more excited to get behind them, preferably at a safe distance, away from that flamethrower.

Weapons: Hammer Saw, Cutting Saw, Flamethrower

Builder: Jamison Go

Stats: 26 total matches, 65% win rate

Ranking: #4

Favorite Fight: Sawblaze vs. Mad Catter

Whiplash

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Lucky #7. Ranked #7 in the pre-season poll, Whiplash brings another exciting team to the BattleBots competition this year. We are excited to sponsor them for the first time. 

Weapon: Articulated Lifter

Builder: Matthew Vasquez

Stats: 29 total matches, 72% win rate

Ranking: #7

Favorite Fight: Whiplash vs Hydra

*Xometry is not a sponsor of or affiliated with BattleBots, Whalerock Industries, or Discovery Network.

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Nathaniel Miller
Hi, I’m Nathan, and I’m the Marketing Content Writer for Xometry. I write and edit a lot of the content produced by Xometry. I’m also the lucky guy who gets to share the accomplishments of engineers working to change their industries and our lives.