• Fighting Robots Association Heavyweight Championships 2005

    The Fighting Robots Association Heavyweight Championships 2005 hosted by Roaming Robots during the Roaming Robots 2005 Winter Tour.

    Sign-ups
    Beast
    Behemoth
    Big Nipper
    Chompalot
    Dantomkia
    Edge Hog
    Ewe 2
    Hades
    Kan-Opener
    Kronic
    Merlin
    Pressure
    Ripper
    Storm 2
    Tanto
    Taurus
    Terminal Ferocity
    Terrorhurtz
    Tough As Nails
    Velocirippa

    Seeds
    The competition had six seeded robots which were seeded in the place they finished the previous year in the 2004 UK Championships.

    1. Terrorhurtz
    2. Big Nipper
    3. Ewe 2
    4. Storm 2
    5. Ripper
    6. Kronic

    Competition Format
    Just like the previous year, there was four qualifier rounds which were shows where the robots fought in one-on-one qualifier battles throughout the tour. The top 12 point scorers went through to the finals where they fought in a knockout competition to determine the 2005 UK Champion.

    Winners names are in bold

    Round 1 - Merthyr Tydfil 24th/25th September
    Taurus Vs Kan-Opener
    Merlin Vs Velocirippa

    Round 2 - Portsmouth 8th/9th October
    Pressure Vs Taurus
    Merlin Vs Terminal Ferocity
    Storm 2 Vs Hades
    Kronic Vs Beast
    Dantomkia Vs Tough As Nails
    Behemoth Vs Tanto
    Tough As Nails Vs Hades

    Round 3 - Macclesfield 16th October
    Ripper Vs Edge Hog
    Beast Vs Big Nipper
    Chompalot Vs Velocirippa
    Terrorhurtz Vs Kan-Opener
    Ewe 2 Vs Tanto

    Round 4 - Birmingham 6th November
    Pressure Vs Storm 2
    Ripper Vs Kronic
    Behemoth Vs Terrorhurtz
    Ewe 2 Vs Chompalot
    Big Nipper Vs Terminal Ferocity

    Finals - Folkestone November 26th/27th November

    Round 1
    Taurus Vs Merlin
    Big Nipper Vs Terrorhurtz
    Behemoth Vs Tanto
    Ripper Vs Tough As Nails
    Beast Vs Chompalot - Chompalot couldn't make it so Beast made it through easily
    Kronic Vs Storm 2

    Quarter-Finals
    Terrorhurtz Vs Merlin - Due to a high amount of damage, Merlin couldn't fight in the losers melee
    Beast Vs Tough As Nails
    Behemoth Vs Kronic

    Losers Melee
    Tough As Nails Vs Kronic

    Semi-Finals
    Terrorhurtz Vs Behemoth
    Beast Vs Kronic

    3rd Place Playoff
    Behemoth Vs Beast

    Grand-Final
    Terrorhurtz Vs Kronic

    2005 UK Heavyweight Championship Winner: Kronic
    Second Place: Terrorhurtz
    Third Place: Behemoth