In an underground battle event in Wellington, New Zealand, UWM revealed its latest intelligent Lorica armour and pitted six combatants from around the world against each other in full contact weapon combat.
You could describe it as live Tekken, but to appreciate this new cyborg gladiator sport, you need to see it in action. Here's your chance – this two minute video will give you a good idea of what UWM combat will feel like to watch ... and Loz Blain is ready to enter the first tournament in 2016.
Two expert martial artists, clad head to toe in high-tech articulated armor, going at each other full force with ancient and modern weapons, fighting to the virtual death. That's the concept behind UWM – the first bloodless bloodsport that can give its fighters an accurate, real time health bar.