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a match in a cockpit between two fighting cocks heeled with metal gaffs

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Seagal, 59, had arrived with a camera crew, armoured cars, a tank and riot gear-clad cops at the home of the Phoenix, Arizona, man to investigate an alleged cock-fighting ring for the reality show 'Steven Seagal: Lawman'.
We've become CLAUDIA recreated terribly squeamish in the 21st century, and the online community's reaction to the Sky News clip the latter day equivalent of cock-fighting - the perfect sport in which nobody gets hurt, apart from Boulton's vocal cords (and possibly ego).
In Edinburgh, a recent case was brought against a man allegedly running a cock-fighting operation.
The federal regulations, introduced by Dr Rashid Ahmad Bin Fahad, the Minister of Water and Environment, also bans blood sports such as cock-fighting.
THE Rev Henry Bellairs was rector of Bedworth in the 1800s, at a time when it was known as 'Black Beduth' because of its street-fighting, bull-baiting, cock-fighting, drinking, gambling and general public disorder.
Go where you would, and a question put to the right person would glean locations for card games, cock-fighting, bear-baiting and bare-knuckle contests, nor were theatrical entertainment or willing women very hard to obtain.
In 1805, vigilantes were set up in Honley to protect aginst drunkeness and disorder, with fights between with neighbouring villagers plus unruly behaviour at cock-fighting matches and the bull-baitings in Thirstin.
But then the working classes also have a few bloodsports we shouldn't be too proud of - badger-baiting, cock-fighting, dog-fighting and just this week some boys from South Tyneside invented a new sport - and used a six-week-old puppy as a football.
Malaysian authorities had tightened border security to prevent smuggling of poultry and to prevent residents from crossing the border to take part in cock-fighting.
Modern Games were developed purely for exhibition in the mid-19th century in England, after cock-fighting was outlawed.
After being alerted by the eye-in-the-sky Garda helicopter about a crowd in a field near Kells last June, officers found four razor-sharp spurs used in cock-fighting.
Personally, I always preferred the badger-baiting parties and the combined cocktail and cock-fighting soirees of the good old days.
His fine-meshed drift-net has produced a mass of information about town-waits and cock-fighting and so on that makes his volume a fascinating repository of social history, but unfortunately there is not much drama.
A spokesman for Kent Police said: "A sizeable quantity of cash and countless dead birds were found on the site, suspected to have been involved in illegal cock-fighting.
The slain man and three other men were on board a yellow vehicle, and were carrying 15 cock-fighting roosters that were reported stolen in neighboring San Miguel town.