Did you know?: Bullfights on Okinawa

by Shoji Kudaka
Stripes Okinawa

No bulls are sacrificed for bullfights on Okinawa. It’s like boxing or wrestling for the beast. There are three weight categories for competitions: open weight (normally more than 970 kg), middle weight (970 kg or less), and light weight (850 kg or less). Title matches for each category are held three times a year.

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