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ESPN8: The Ocho returns to ESPN2 on Sunday, March 22

In an attempt to fill the void for viewers in need of competitive sports content, ESPN is bringing back ESPN8: The Ocho this Sunday!
Credit: ESPN

No, it’s not the eighth of August, or the eighth of anything or even August at all. That is the magic ESPN8: The Ocho. There is always a place for a full 24-hours of seldom seen sports so Sunday, March 22 on ESPN2 will be just that, a full day of exciting content from Ocho stunts past.

This will be the fourth edition of ESPN8: The Ocho since the initiative began in the summer of 2017, inspired by the 2004 hit movie “Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story” featuring Vince Vaughn, Christine Taylor and Ben Stiller.

The line-up includes:

  • Stupid Robot Fighting League: Created in New Zealand by John Espin (Yes, that is his actual name.), Stupid Robot Fighting is a rather unique form of fighting that pits two life-sized hanging puppets controlled by an operator sitting behind each Stupid Robot.
  • 2019 Jelle’s Marble RunsRaces in which both participants and spectators are marbles.
  • Cherry Pit Spitting: The 46th Annual Cherry Pit-Spitting Competition is held each year in Eau Claire, Mich., with one goal for competitors—to spit the farthest cherry pit.
  • Sign Spinning: The 12th Annual World Sign Spinning Championship, held in Las Vegas, brought together AArrow Sign Spinners from more than 50 cities and a dozen countries to asses style, execution, and technical sign spinning ability.
  • 2007 World Sport Stacking Championships: Sport stacking can be an individual or team sport where participants stack specially designed cups in predetermined sequences as fast as possible.
  • 2019 Death Diving World Championship: An amateur diving sport performed from a 10m platform with separate competitions for Classic and Freestyle.

Here’s the full ESPN8 The Ocho schedule:

Sunday, March 22

Johnsonville ACL Cornhole Championships: 2020 Kickoff Battle

2 a.m.
World Axe Throwing League: 2019 World Championship

4 a.m.
U.S. Open Ultimate Championships

6 a.m.
2019 Spikeball College Championship

7 a.m.
2019 Las Vegas Highland Games

7:30 a.m.
Putt Putt Championships

8 a.m.
2019 IDEAL Electricians National Championship

9 a.m.
E:60 as part of The Ocho

9:30 a.m.
51st National Stone Skipping Competition

10:30 a.m.
2007 World Sport Stacking Championships

11:30 a.m.
2019 World Sign Spinning Championship

2006 Krystal World Hamburger Eating Championship

1 p.m.
2006 Johnsonville Brat Eating World Championship

2 p.m.
European TramDriver Championship

3 p.m.
2019 Stupid Robot Fighting League

3:30 p.m.
46th Annual Cherry Pit Spitting Championship

4 p.m.
Professional Arm Wrestling Championships

4:30 p.m.
2019 Golden Tee World Championship

5 p.m.
2018 Classic Tetris World Championship

5:30 p.m.
E:60 on ESPN8 Presented by Liberty Mutual

6:30 p.m.
America’s Dodgeball Continental Cup: USA vs. Canada

7:30 p.m.
2019 Jelle’s Marble Runs

8 p.m.
Slippery Stairs: College Tour

8:30 p.m.
2019 Death Diving World Championship

9:30 p.m.
Dodge Juggle 3

10:30 p.m.
Moxie Games 3