The competitors waste no time getting stuck into the fray in the four way melees, with one robot seemingly dominating the competition. The house robots may be a little rusty as a robot launches an attack.
The four way melee shows how closely matched the robots are in a nail-biting first round. Mr Psycho gets an opportunity to use his colossal hammer against a competitor. The arena suffers more damage from one of the robots devastating weapon.
Eight more competitors take on the four way melees to try and secure a spot in the final. A robot seemingly eliminates itself from the competition. The judges make difficult decisions in yet another well-matched heat.