Robot Wrestler Vs. Human Wrestler Video

Genuine Great King Kizer is a one meter tall humanoid robot with 37 servos and 25 degrees of freedom. Weighing in at just 19 pounds, he faces a professional wrestler in this video.


(Man wrestles robor video)

I admit that this is kind of a lame video; however, I'm too overwhelmed by the correspondence between this real-life bout and a fictional bout that took place in Roger Zelaany's This Immortal. At one point, Conrad goes slightly mad, and his companions set a robotic sparring partner upon him to keep him occupied.

Off in the distance, I heard a scream. 'Stop it, Hassan, it's not supposed to do that!'

Which meant that I was Conrad, and that I was in Egypt, and that the expressionless face before me was therefore that of the golem-wrestler, Rolem, a creature that could be set for five times the strength of a human being, and was probably so set, a creature which could be given the reflexes of an adrenalized cat, and doubtless had them in full operation.(Read more about Wrestling robot Rolem)

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