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

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A statement from Channel 4 added scenes that showed cock-fighting and dogs attacking deer were included to "accurately reflect the experiences of the filmmaker".
Philippine: Two powerful explosions believed to be from home-made bombs ripped through a motel and a cock-fighting arena in the southern Philippines on Sunday, wounding eight people, police said.
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'.
But if this were true then dog-fighting, cock-fighting and bull-baiting would all still be legal.
LETHAL WEAPONS Sandra Pirie of Anderson and Garland with the recently auctioned cock-fighting spurs DEN OF INIQUITY A basement used for cock fighting in Tynemouth
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).
Changing boat to a rice barge, you then visit snake farms (urgh) or watch fish-fighting or cock-fighting, from which I excused myself, before gently floating back to your hotel in the moonlight.
In Edinburgh, a recent case was brought against a man allegedly running a cock-fighting operation.
Entertainment, in the rougher days of the 18th Century, might well include cock-fighting, and the Angel had one such cock-pit at the back.
But the cock-fighting enthusiast from Pensacola, Florida, has never been the same since he was knocked out in two rounds by Antonio Tarver in Las Vegas four years ago.
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.