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bullfight

a traditional Spanish, Portuguese, and Latin American spectacle in which a matador, assisted by banderilleros and mounted picadors, baits and usually kills a bull in an arena
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uniforms to the WNFR Bullfighters at the kickoff of the Bullfighters Only Roughy Cup at Cowboy Christmas, hosted at the Las Vegas Convention Center.
By contrast, his son Antonio Ordonez would become one of the best bullfighters of his time and a very good friend of Hemingway's.
In November 2009, Michelito became the youngest novillero, or semi-professional bullfighter, in the world, fighting bulls weighing up to 370kg.
Tennent, a 2004 graduate of Mohawk High School, is a professional bullfighter - the crazy guy who runs in front of the bucking bull, distracting the beast long enough for the rider to reach safety.
The two later married, but not before Paula Murphy launched her career as a bullfighter, first as a novillera and later as a full-fledged matador.
In his description of the first five bullfighters, spread over the first four of the poem's eleven quatrains, Cabral offers tempered praise for each.
In the end, it was not a half-ton of snorting animal fury that has finished the career of Spain's lone British bullfighter, or even his age.
For one thing, it may take only eight seconds or so for a bull to toss a rider or the rider to leap off the bull, but the lieutenant and other bullfighters still have to keep the animal distracted until wranglers coax the animal back into the chute.
You need at least 10 good Mexicans, 10 more pushing them hard plus 10 good visiting Spaniards," he says, referring to the mix of bullfighters needed for an impressive performance.
Roberto Aleman is from Spain and has bullfighters in his family.
ONE of Portugal's most celebrated bullfighters killed a bull in the ring, defying a law which forbids their slaughter in public.
Cristina Sanchez, 27, was never accepted by her fellow bullfighters in the deeply macho world of the matador.