Dog fighting

Bear baiting bets In Elizabethan times kept everyone entertained. In Macbeth, there is a stanza he speaks to his enemies: “Have tied me to a stake; I cannot fly, But, bear-like, I must fight the course.” Today this holds little meaning. But in the year of the play, 1606, if one were to take a short walk from Shakespeare’s own Globe Theater, you would find the “Bear Gardens”. This was where dogs, bears, bulls, chimps and other creatures had to fight to the death in front of roaring crowds, many of whom were gambling on the outcome. ... read more

What’s wrong with cockfighting? After all the birds are dumb and like to fight. The US state of Utah, along with Mormons and Salt Lake City, has a penchant for cock fighting. It’s one of the only states whereby the “sport” is classed as a misdemeanor as opposed to a felony. ... read more

Nothing quite mixes the excitement of blood and money as the betting on blood sports, most notably, that of dog fighting. In spite of legal efforts, it exists as an underground sport in virtually all countries around the world. And where there’s dog fighting, there’s also dog fight betting. ... read more

Dog Fighting is a subculture, concealed in the bowels of World social history, that tends to reveal the primitive nature of people. Dog ... read more