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Wednesday, January 06, 2016

Press Release: BATTLE OF THE MACHINES IS ON WITH GROUND-BREAKING ROBOT COMBAT LEAGUE – AXN Philippines

Philippines, 22 December 2015 – Taking ultra-modern times into a whole new level is Robot Combat League, a one-of-a-kind game of wits and brute force. By combining tremendous human will and the super strength of machines, this is an ultimate showcase of first-class action. With 12 equally deserving teams, each composed of a “robo-jockey”- the fighter, and a “robo-tech” – the robotics engineer.

ROBOT COMBAT LEAGUE -- Season: 1 -- Pictured: Mark Setrakian (Photo by: Tommy Garcia/SyFy)

ROBOT COMBAT LEAGUE — Season: 1 — Pictured: Mark Setrakian (Photo by: Tommy Garcia/SyFy)

Wearing exo-suits allows the human controllers dictate the machine’s movements, these fighters crash, collide and basically take to destroy each other to provide exhilarating action to viewers. The participants come from extremely diverse backgrounds – witness a race car driver, a National Guard pilot, even an Olympian (among others) take the stage.

 

There are a dozen robots, each with its unique look and power features. Each fight consists of three rounds, with the winner advancing to the next match.

 

Hosted by Chris Jericho, a professional wrestler, Robot Combat League finally invades Asian television through AXN.  Awaiting the grand champion is $100,000.

Robot Combat League premieres on January 11, Mon – Wed, 7:55 PM.

 

AXN is seen on Cable Link Channel 38, Cignal Digital TV Channel 61, Global Destiny Cable Channel 61, Dream Channel 20, Gsat Channel 12, SKYCable Channel 49.

About AXN

 

AXN_2015_BLACK_RED_RGB_V_EndorsementAXN offers viewers a thrilling ride with an exciting slate of programs designed to exhilarate and help them escape the humdrum of daily routine. The leading English general entertainment destination among upscale, affluent adults aged 18-39, the channel delivers first run, exclusive top-rated drama series, blockbuster features, adventure and competitive reality programs from around the world, as well as made-in-Asia original productions.

Launched first in Asia in 1997, AXN has become an international channel brand that is now seen globally including in Latin America and Europe. In Asia, the channel is now watched by 164 million viewers in 20 territories.

AXN ASIA is wholly owned by Sony Pictures Entertainment and managed by Sony Pictures Television’s networks, Asia, which also operates pay-TV channels beTV, Animax, Sony Entertainment Television, ONE and GEM.

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