Cockfighting Passion: Thai Monk Abbot quits Buddhist Temple

Repost – Gameness til the End ‘Betrayal’ by beauty queen cited as a reason for renunciation of monkhood March 15, 2017 17:09 By Marisa Chimprabha The Nation Luang Por Preecha, the abbot of a temple in Hua Hin, Prachuab Khiri Khan province, has decided to leave the monkhood. The reasons he has cited for the…

1919 Rooster Auction’s Bob Jones (gamecock) & Clee Compton (cockfighter)

Repost – Gameness til the End Clee Compton: The Rooster Wrangler March 13, 2017 by Jan McDonald Clee Compton, around 1919. (WAW | Contributed) As roosters arrived in Demopolis for the famous Rooster Auction in 1919, organizers realized they had to have someplace to put them and someone to care for them. They thought immediately…

“Cockfighters” by Douglas Vuncannon: Fully-legal billion dollar industry

Repost – Gameness til the End Documents of an ancient, but troubling, pastime Blue Greenberg | Feb 28, 2017 | The Herald Sun Submitted/Copyright Douglas Vuncannon via Through This Lens ‘Jun with Manok’ is one of Douglas Vuncannon’s photographs on view at Through This Lens gallery. Documents of an ancient, but troubling, pastime “Douglas Vuncannon:…

“I am a Martial Law victim.” – Ramon Mitra Jr.

The photo below shows Ramon Mitra Jr., with fellow opposition senators, locked out of Senate as ordered by Dictator Marcos. It was posted by @ThinkingMillennials on Facebook which prompted this very article. Monching or Ramon Mitra Jr. is a known cockfighter who developed and bred the Mitra strain of gamecocks – the Mitra 54, Mitra…

Activist Cockfighters on Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel EP239

Repost We are proud of the selfless acts of all activist cockfighters from all over the world. We need you all. Dare to risk it all for liberty. Become a liberty activist now. And not just an activist cockfighter. Freedom for all. And not just freedom for cockfighters. – Gameness til the End PS On…

Kodipandayam aka Cockfighting: Headlines in India

Repost – Gameness til the End Bloodsport of a different kind flourishes in the Sunderbans Updated: Feb 13, 2017 15:43 IST Joydeep Thakur Hundreds of villagers gather at the fight spots that are organised every day at some village of the other in the Sunderbans.(Subhankar Chakraborty) As Jallikattu and Kodipandayam (cockfight) are making headlines across…

Northern Mariana Islands: Cockfighting: Legalization

Repost – Gameness til the End PS The Northern Mariana Islands, officially the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI; Chamorro: Sankattan Siha Na Islas Mariånas; Carolinian: Commonwealth Téél Falúw kka Efáng llól Marianas), is an insular area and commonwealth of the United States consisting of 15 islands in the northwestern Pacific Ocean. The CNMI…

Tamil Nadu held cockfights as protest against state oppression

Repost – Gameness til the End To defy jallikattu ban, cock fight conducted in Tamil Nadu People in TamilNadu have rallied together against state and central governments and are raising their voice against oppression of their tradition Pramod Madhav | Posted by Nivedita Dash Chennai, January 16, 2017 | UPDATED 16:16 IST Defying ban on jallikattu, locals in Tamil Nadu…