The Lightweight Championship was a side competition for robots in the lightweight class, weighing up to 27kg. There were a total of two Lightweight Championships held across Robot Wars and Robot Wars Extreme; one in Series 2 and another in Extreme 2. Both competitions consisted of a single battle to determine the champion.

Two more Lightweight Championships were also intended to take place, one during Series 3 and another during Extreme 1. However, the Series 3 championship was cancelled following a behind-the-scenes accident, while the Extreme 1 championship was postponed indefinitely after one of the planned entrants dropped out.

Lightweight Championships[edit | edit source]

Series 2[edit | edit source]

Main article: Robot Wars: The Second Wars/Lightweight Championship

Damacles vs Rosebud vs Shadow Fiend vs Slippery Strana vs Spartacus vs Unidentified lightweight robot

Winner: Slippery Strana

Series 3[edit | edit source]

Event cancelled (four robots, including Hazzard, Zippy and defending champion Slippery Strana, were due to enter)

Extreme 1[edit | edit source]

Event cancelled

Extreme Series 2[edit | edit source]

Main article: Robot Wars Extreme: Series 2/Lightweight Championship

Typhoon Thunder vs Ellie's Little Pink-Bot

Winner: Typhoon Thunder

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • Due to the Lightweight events being cancelled in Series 3 and Extreme 1, and there not being another event until Extreme 2, the Series 2 champion Slippery Strana had the longest ever reign of any champion in any weight category (when excluding incumbent champions).
  • With just seven separate participants, the Lightweight Championship had the smallest number of entries of any weight class. This does not include any possible entries for the cancelled Series 3 or Extreme 1 championships.
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