Ripkin was a heavyweight robot which competed in the final season of BattleBots. It was an invertible robot armed with a spinning toothed ring. It performed decently as a rookie, winning 3 fights before losing in the round of 64 to Diskontent.
Ripkin's first opponent was Towering Inferno. After it took multiple hits from Ripkin, the time ran out and Ripkin won on a 27-18 judge's decision. This win put Ripkin to the next preliminary round, where it faced Crash Test Dummy. Ripkin won on a 35-10 judge's decision and advanced to the final preliminary which would be against Tulsa Hurricane.In the beginning, Tulsa Hurricane started spinning its drums and went straight at Ripkin, but it started running away and gets hit by Ripkin's spinning toothed ring from the side. This impact got Ripkin's spinning toothed ring right into the side of Tulsa Hurricane and both robots were stuck together. This hit immobilized Tulsa Hurricane's spinning drums. They were separated after they hit the spike strip and Tulsa Hurricane ran away. Tulsa Hurricane went straight at Ripkin and gets hit by the spinning toothed ring again. Tulsa Hurricane got stuck on the entrance ramp and Ripkin hits it off the ramp. After more hits from Ripkin, Tulsa Hurricane's spinning drums was loose and after one more strong hit, both drums came off. Toward the end of the match, Ripkin kept hitting the sides of Tulsa Hurricane and it stopped moving before the time ran out. Ripkin won on a 43-2 judge's decision and advanced to the TV rounds, where it faced Diskontent. Diskontent won by KO and Ripkin was eliminated from the tournament.
- Wins: 3
- Losses: 1
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