Asia-Pacific

Kung-fu bullfighting: A rare breed in eastern China

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Several times a week Chinese bullfighter Ren Ruzhi puts himself in a ring to spar with an opponent around five times his weight and capable of killing him. His coach, former professional wrestler Han Haihua, is credited with turning this centuries old Hui minority tradition into a sport by combining it with kung-fu and bringing it to a mass audience. It was included in the 1982 China traditional ethnic minorities sports games.

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