May 31, 2023



L to R: BattleBox Arena; Crowds cheer for their favorite robots and robot teams at the BattleBots Arena.
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LAS VEGAS (June 2023) “BATTLEBOTS: DESTRUCT-A-THON,” the world’s first daily robot-combat competition inspired by the TV show, announces it is extending its run now through September due to its growing popularity in Las Vegas. The theater show containing all of the drama, action and destruction of the world-famous TV show features live robot-on-robot carnage, never-before-seen combat robots and celebrity hosts Bil Dwyer and Steve Judkins.

“We are thrilled to extend the ‘DESTRUCT-A-THON’ run in Las Vegas, giving our passionate fans more of the fast-paced, edge-of-your-seat excitement and action they crave,” said Edward “Trey” Roski, co-founder and chief executive officer, BattleBots. “We can’t wait to bring even more destruction to the BattleBots Arena and show the world what our robots can do.”

Beginning on Thursday, June 1, “BATTLEBOTS: DESTRUCT-A-THON” shows will take place at 2 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays and 6 p.m. on Wednesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit

“BATTLEBOTS: DESTRUCT-A-THON” contains all the drama, action and destruction of the TV series, condensed into an intense, fast-moving, 75-minute theater show. All the fights that take place during “BATTLEBOTS: DESTRUCT-A-THON” are real, and no one—not even the drivers—know which robot will be victorious each night. Each show is full of shocks, surprises and the kind of robot-on-robot carnage for which BattleBots is famous. Each show consists of five to six one-on-one robot battles—the results of which are not only unpredictable but also sure to be chock full of surprises as the bots and their weapons—such as deadly spinning blades that can slice through steel like butter and flame throwers that can shoot fire six feet into the air—take over the arena. Guests can also marvel at the spectacle of 300 pound robots—the weight of an NFL lineman—or parts of robots soaring more than 16 feet in the air. DESTRUCT-A-THON” robots include many of the most famous which have delighted millions of fans all over the world. With names such as Witch Doctor, Kraken, Mammoth, Hypershock, Ginsu, Malice, Nightmare, Overkill, Tazbot and Whiplash – the lineup also includes new robots created specifically for the live show. Las Vegas audiences will have the unparalleled chance to see new robots, Chopper and Diablo, before they are featured on the TV series.

BattleBots is the world leader in the fast-growing sport of robot fighting. For more than 20 years, BattleBots has brought its unique mix of metal mayhem, flames, explosions and high drama to its passionate fans around the world. Created by Edward (Trey) Roski and Greg Munson and now seen in over 150 countries, the sport has over 10 million followers on social media, as well as tens of millions of television viewers. For more information, go to, or follow on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and YouTube.

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