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Ram Fighting Battles For Acceptance in Nigeria
Ram Lovers Association of Nigeria is working to bring ram fighting into the mainstream by ensuring ram safety and fair play.
Spectators look on as a ram gets weighed before a match during a ram fighting competition at the National Stadium in Lagos on March 20.
The Ram Lovers Association of Nigeria (RLAM) is working to bring ram fighting into mainstream by enforcing a strict set of rules to ensure ram safety and fair play.
Two rams collide as the referee and marshals look on, during the ram fighting competition at the National Stadium in Lagos on March 20.
The Nigerian ram fighting rules state that at the start of a tournament rams are allowed to hit 30 "blows" before the referee calls a tie. By the finals, rams can head-butt up to 100 times.