Chris Jericho Hosting New Robot Combat Show Airing on Syfy

Nick Paglino

Chris JerichoAccording to InsideTV.com, former WWE star Chris Jericho will be hosting the new show "Robot Combat League," which premieres on February 26th on Syfy. The following is an excerpt from the InsideTV report:

Ready for the next generation of robot combat? Syfy has greenlit and shot the first season of a new show where eight-foot-tall state-of-the-art humanoid robots will rock ‘em and sock ‘em in a boxing cage until one is defeated.

The future-shock new series is called Robot Combat League and the project has been kept under wraps until today. The action resembles a real-life version of last year’s hit movie Real Steel, with large menacing robots pounding away at each other in a satisfying shower of sparks and gushing hydraulic fluid. And just like in the film, the ‘bots will be controlled by shadow-boxing operators whose movements are translated into metal-on-metal punches. WWE wrestler, author and Dancing With the Stars veteran Chris Jericho will host.

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