Nigeria traditional combat sport, Dambe is gaining traction and attention around the world.
Dambe is traditionally practised by Hausa butchers in West Africa, but its popularity has grown recently thanks to its success on YouTube.
With millions of views all over the world, the sport is gradually getting the needed exposure.
For the fight, the fighters wrap their fighting wrist with ropes, attempting to knock down their opponent.
Known to be extremely violent, with extreme practices, the promoters of the sports believe that all those practices were things of the parts.
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"They used to rub their hands in resin & put shards of glass in to fight."
Dambe is the ancient Nigerian combat sport which has found an audience of millions on YouTube. It looks brutal, but organisers insist the sport is much less violent now…👀👊🏾#BBCSportAfrica l #Dambe pic.twitter.com/ieFkyRDmXQ
— BBC News Africa (@BBCAfrica) December 4, 2019