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  • n  a match in a cockpit between two fighting cocks heeled with metal gaffs
News & Articles

  • 52 arrested at Hardin Co. cockfight
    52 arrested at Hardin Co. cockfight Beaumont Enterprise Copyright 2013 Beaumont Enterprise. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Published 12:15 pm, Tuesday, June 11, 2013 Cain said the department received a tip on Saturday that there was a dog fight happening at a mobile home off of U.S. 92 near the Tyler County line. Cain said a ...
    June 12, 2013 - Beaumont Enterprise
  • Cockfighting: RSPCA Awarded over $90K Left by Gamblers at Melbourne Cockfight Bust
    A bust of what is called one of Melbourne's biggest rings resulted in a judge ordering the more than $90,000 left behind in gambling wagers to be forfeited to the Royal Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals. Before a cockfight begins, sharp blades are attached to the feet of both birds and they are placed in a pit to fight in a bloody bout where one of both will die, while bets are placed ...
    June 12, 2013 - Opposing Views
  • More than 50 arrested at Southeast Texas cockfight
    More than 50 people have been arrested at a cockfight in Southeast Texas.
    June 11, 2013 - Baytown Sun
Quotes

  • George Lamming in MiamiHerald.com
    There is a cockfight every five years, and politicians go out,said George Lamming, a noted Caribbean novelist and intellectual, referring to the election cycle. "The raison d'tre of being in politics is not the organization of social...
  • Jeffrey Simpson in Macleans.ca
    Sadly for Dion, Simpson predicts the media "will concentrate on the political cockfight rather than examining the policy's substance, thereby inhibiting public understanding."
  • Alfredo Reinado in The Age
    I'm off to a cockfight,Reinado said with a grin as he drove away.

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