Chicago gamer Boxes ‘bots’ in Syfy’s ‘Robot Combat League’

Keisha Howard’s wildest video game fantasy came true as a contestant on Syfy’s new competition series ‘Robot Combat League   

Ryan Smith

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The 28-year old Lakeview resident was recently chosen as one of a dozen “robo-jockeys” for the show, which pits 8-foot-tall, half-ton humanoid robots against each other in a series of arena-style boxing matches to compete for a $100,000 prize. The bot-on-bot action resembles Hugh Jackman’s hit movie, “Real Steel”-the shadowboxing moves of exo suit-wearing operators directly translate into metal-on-metal jabs.

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