Robotic cockfighting at the Robo-One Championships

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Here’s something everyone can enjoy; intricate robot fighters bobbing, weaving, and punching. It’s the twice-yearly Robo-One Championships in Tokyo.

The most recent tournament played host to 112 robots ranging from your standard karate-bot to the more interesting chicken robot named “Leghorn” which looks like — you guessed it — Foghorn Leghorn, complete with the stylistically-loud tourist shirt.

Karate robot takes on pugnacious chicken [Reuters]

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