Would a robot tennis tournament be interesting?
Already we have robot soccer (but it's not really prime-time ready).
A humanoid robot with the speed and dexterity of this guy would be capable of amazing things.
How about a decathlon type event where a single humanoid robot competes against its peers at:
- perhaps some kind of obstacle course ala american gladiator
And for about $2000 (in today's money) you could buy a consumer model of the winner to do your vacuuming and fetch your groceries.