Traditional boxing in Nigeria

22.jpg

Traditional boxing from northern Nigeria is fast, brutal, and has few rules.

The men who dedicate their lives to it are wanderers, itinerant labourers in search of fame, or the sons of boxers – born into the ring.

“Dembe”, as it is called in Hausa, is exceedingly dangerous. Serious injury, and even death, are a real risk.

Read the rest of the this article HERE

Tagged as: , , , , ,

One Response

  1. ESTEBAN AGOSTO REID

    Interesting and captivating images of traditional boxing in Nigeria.

Leave a Reply