Emulsifier

From NHRL

Robot Facts

Emulsifier with Stick Bot, Tiny Bot, and the coveted Golden Dumpster!
Builder/Driver Matt Bores
Head Coach Eric Wrigley
Stick Bot Driver Adam Wrigley
Pit Crew Mary Chimenti
Weight Class 30lb
Body Material Magnesium
Weapon Vertical Spinner
Weapon Drive Castle 1515
Drive Castle 1512
Power MaxAmps

Built by Bots FC cofounder Matt Bores, Emulsifier is a treaded vertical spinner known for dishing out devasting hits.

After competing as a traditional two-wheel drive vertical bar spinner at Motorama in 2018 and 2019 with limited success, Matt made the switch to treads and a disc for the 2020 event. The wins came quickly at 2020 Motorama as Emulsifier compiled seven wins before losing in the finals to Jamison Go's MegatRON. Emulsifier did go on to win the Most Destructive award for 2020 Motorama.

After a long layoff from competing, Emulsifier returned to competition at the September 2021 NHRL Event. In its first fight, Emulsifier broke the record for the Fastest knockout of all time in the 30lb class with a 6 second victory over Toolbox. Ultimately, Emulsifier took home the title with a destructive win over rival Dragon Princess in the finals.

In the 2021 Championships, Emulsifer knocked out its first three opponents to make the Finals against MegatRON. In the first fight, Emulsifier's minibots, Foam Bot and Driving Practice, were able to disrupt the match leading to a decisive knockout victory. In the second fight, the mini bots were less effective, as Emulsifier got stuck on top of Foam Bot which led to Jamison Go having a free shot on Driving Practice and destroying the bot in the process.

With only 20 minutes to fix the bots before the final trilogy fight, Bots FC pushed to get the backup Emulsifier ready while deciding which remaining minibots to use. After deciding not to use their 1/6 scale Monster Truck mini bot, Bots FC opted to go with their lone remaining mini bots, the SMEETLEWEIGHT RTR COMBAT ROBOT kit designed by Smeeeeeeeee builder Joe Fabiani and Jump Bot, which is just an Air Hog Jump Fury toy.

At approximately 1 AM, the final fight took place. Failing to account for the beat up floor proved costly as the SMEETLEWEIGHT RTR COMBAT ROBOT struggled to move in the arena. Soon after, Jamison Go was able to get under Emulsifier to line up a hit. Sensing an imminent hit, Jump Bot drove in for a suicide strike on MegatRON's spinner in an attempt to slow it down and appeared to be disintegrated in the process. Without its minibots help, MegatRON was able to control the fight and win the Championship. At the end of the fight though, Bots FC found out that Jump Bot had actually survived its suicide mission only to end up stuck hidden behind Fluffy for the remainder of the fight. Sleep deprived, Bots FC could now finally go home.

After a long layoff, Emulsifier returned to compete at the November 12th 2022 event. Showing up at 8AM, the team was forced to wait around for ten hours before their first fight against The Beast. The Beast proved to be stiff competition as it took a plethora of hits before losing in a Judges Decision.

Since Tryhard did not come to the event, Emulsifier then fought the new 30lb bot VacaTank from the team behind MilkTank. The VacaTank team, dressed as cows, proceeded to engage in "HILARIOUS trash talking" which in their words was "as terrifying to them [Bots FC] as a tiny puppy yapping at a giant dog’s feet…"

Sensing a coaching opportunity, Bots FC Head Coach Eric Wrigley told the team to ignore the Vacatank team's theatrics, which we were told included a loud "MOOOOOOO!" before the fight. Eventually though, the fight started and Emulsifier was quick to pop VacaTank's decorative balloon. Emulsifier then shoved VacaTank into the wall which exploded their eggbeater weapon. Stuck on the wall but still mobile, Fluffy moved in to unstick VacaTank while Emulsifier started to celebrate. Coach Wrigley then yelled at Emulsifier driver Matt Bores to "hit them again!" as the fight was not finished. Following team orders, Emulsifier proceeded to destroy VacaTank once and for all.

After a long delay and a few more energy drinks, Emulsifier fought Yahoo in the finals, which was built by the legendary Chad New of Copperhead fame. Copperhead, known throughout the world for its epic fights at BattleBots, achieved cult-hero status early in its career after its knockout victory over Rusty. If you were to ask any real competitor on the show today, they will tell you that there are no builders more respected than the team behind Copperhead. Chad New, Pete C, and RumHam XXX builder Luke Quin, who is currently the Copperhead Captain, are all living legends worthy of being in the future NHRL Hall of Fame when the time comes for it to be built.

But anyway, there was still a final to be held. Unfortunately for Chad and Pete, Yahoo was suffering from having had to work its way through the losers bracket and did not have a working weapon going into the final. Forced to use just its forks, Yahoo managed to control the first half minute of the fight before taking a massive hit from Emulsifier which bent its forks inward. Always the sportsman, Chad then implored Matt to continue to hit Yahoo and put on a show for the fans. After a series of huge hits, Emulsifier knocked out Yahoo for the 30lb Championship and the coveted Golden Dumpster.

Emulslifier, along with its teammate Knock Off White, will now fight at the 2022 Championships in the 30lb class this December.

Fun Fact: Members of Bots FC have gone on to captain the BattleBot's Deep Six and Malice.









Statistics

Info

  • Rank: #4 in 30lb.
  • Last 5 fights: WWWWW
  • Current streak: W5 (5 KOs/KO'd)
  • Longest winning streak: 6 (5 KOs)
  • Longest losing streak: 2 (0 KO'd)
  • Avg fight time (seconds): 105.5

Record

Year Events Fights W L % KOs KO'd
2018-19
2020
2021 2 10 7 3 0.700 6 0
2022 2 10 9 1 0.900 7 0
2023 2 8 7 1 0.875 7 0
2024
All-Time 6 28 23 5 0.821 20 0


Events

Date Fought as Reached Place Fights W L KOs KO'd
September 18, 2021 Emulsifier Final 1st 4 3 1 2 0
December 18, 2021 Emulsifier Final 2nd 6 4 2 4 0
November 12, 2022 Emulsifier Grand Finals 1st 3 3 0 2 0
December 17, 2022 Emulsifier Grand Final 1st 7 6 1 5 0
June 24, 2023 Emulsifier Quarterfinal 3 2 1 2 0
November 11, 2023 Emulsifier Final 1st 5 5 0 5 0


Opponents

Opponent Fights W L KOs KO'd Last Meeting
MegatRON 5 3 2 3 0 November 11, 2023
Yahoo 3 2 1 2 0 June 24, 2023
Dragon Princess 3 2 1 2 0 December 18, 2021
Polyester 3 2 1 2 0 December 17, 2022
Toolbox 1 1 0 1 0 September 18, 2021
VacaTank 1 1 0 1 0 November 12, 2022
Waddles! 1 1 0 1 0 November 11, 2023
Vorion 1 1 0 1 0 November 11, 2023
Jubileu 1 1 0 1 0 November 11, 2023
Lil RIP 1 1 0 1 0 November 11, 2023
Synthesis 30 1 1 0 1 0 June 24, 2023
kraTer 1 1 0 1 0 June 24, 2023
Twister 1 1 0 1 0 December 18, 2021
Marathon 1 1 0 1 0 December 17, 2022
Tryhard 1 1 0 1 0 December 17, 2022
Nautilus 1 1 0 0 0 September 18, 2021
The Beast 1 1 0 0 0 November 12, 2022
Touro Feather 1 1 0 0 0 December 17, 2022

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Full Fight History

Date Opponent Round Result By Points Fight Length (s) Video
September 18, 2021 Toolbox Winners 2 Win KO 1.00 6 https://youtu.be/McNXHRM9n4I?t=7859
September 18, 2021 Dragon Princess Winners 3 Loss Judges Decision -1.23 180 https://youtu.be/jTGgogPgXdo
September 18, 2021 Nautilus Winners Semifinal Win Judges Decision 1.46 180 https://youtu.be/McNXHRM9n4I?t=23564
September 18, 2021 Dragon Princess Final Win KO 1.33 130 https://youtu.be/q5B87N3nMs4
December 18, 2021 Twister Winners 2 Win KO 1.00 33 https://youtu.be/3Vdh8qNF0ww?t=2043
December 18, 2021 Dragon Princess Winners 3 Win KO 1.00 78 https://youtu.be/3Vdh8qNF0ww?t=19533
December 18, 2021 Yahoo Winners 4 Win KO 1.10 116 https://youtu.be/BkGCy7H9FPk?t=2892
December 18, 2021 MegatRON Winners Semifinal Win KO 1.25 30 https://youtu.be/BkGCy7H9FPk?t=9055
December 18, 2021 MegatRON Prefinal Loss Judges Decision -0.87 180 https://youtu.be/BkGCy7H9FPk?t=18006
December 18, 2021 MegatRON Final Loss Judges Decision -1.00 180 https://youtu.be/BkGCy7H9FPk?t=19809
November 12, 2022 The Beast Undefeated Quarterfinals Win Judges Decision 1.00 180 https://youtu.be/GrwhM8JogeE?t=29107
November 12, 2022 VacaTank Undefeated Semifinals Win KO 1.25 55 https://youtu.be/GrwhM8JogeE?t=35628
November 12, 2022 Yahoo Undefeated Final Win Forfeit 0.25
November 12, 2022 Yahoo Grand Finals Win KO 1.43 118 https://youtu.be/FJy8_vYTLnQ?t=5510
December 17, 2022 Touro Feather Undefeated 2 Win Judges Decision 1.00 180 https://youtu.be/b79xlq1G41M?t=13489
December 17, 2022 Tryhard Undefeated Quarterfinals Win KO 1.00 29 https://youtu.be/b79xlq1G41M?t=30542
December 17, 2022 Marathon Undefeated Semifinals Win KO 1.25 95 https://youtu.be/b79xlq1G41M?t=34151
December 17, 2022 Polyester Undefeated Final Loss Judges Decision -0.76 180 https://youtu.be/MhkYO8tgPQ8?t=625
December 17, 2022 MegatRON Elimination Final Win KO 1.38 65 https://youtu.be/MhkYO8tgPQ8?t=6913
December 17, 2022 Polyester Grand Final Win KO 1.05 113 https://youtu.be/MhkYO8tgPQ8?t=8477
December 17, 2022 Polyester Grand Final Win KO 1.25 160 https://youtu.be/MhkYO8tgPQ8?t=10468
June 24, 2023 Synthesis 30 Boss Win KO 1.00 16 https://www.youtube.com/live/vmbdOf7MSDs?feature=share&t=19892
June 24, 2023 kraTer Round 2 Win KO 1.00 32 https://www.youtube.com/live/qXrPu3xU61Y?feature=share&t=4912
June 24, 2023 Yahoo Quarterfinal Loss Judges Decision -1.16 180 https://www.youtube.com/live/qXrPu3xU61Y?feature=share&t=10311
November 11, 2023 Lil RIP Play-in Round 1 Win KO 1.00 31 https://www.youtube.com/live/fqgrigHtMI4?si=svR8nmYbSIgU9cjA&t=850
November 11, 2023 Jubileu Play-in Round 2 Win KO 1.00 92 https://www.youtube.com/live/fqgrigHtMI4?si=qYBdf3Cphawk9R8F&t=10074
November 11, 2023 Vorion Quarterfinals Win KO 1.00 162 https://www.youtube.com/live/v624a4_oY7w?si=KgTkn7JLJzpDi_4s&t=Emulsifier
November 11, 2023 Waddles! Semifinals Win KO 1.50 45 https://www.youtube.com/live/v624a4_oY7w?si=KgTkn7JLJzpDi_4s&t=Emulsifier
November 11, 2023 MegatRON Final Win KO 1.55 108 https://www.youtube.com/live/v624a4_oY7w?si=KgTkn7JLJzpDi_4s&t=Emulsifier

* Forfeits are not counted in a bot's W-L record.

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