Tuesday, June 18, 2024

Dambe: Could Nigerian combat sport lure UFC fans – BBC.com


Dambe is an ancient Hausa martial art, practiced in northern Nigeria for centuries.
It's popularity is growing and online videos of the fights have gathered millions of views worldwide.
A young Nigerian fighter takes part to the first Emir Cup in Kano and attempts to forge a career in this brutal martial arts tradition.
Produced and edited by Marco Oriunto & Mark Sedgwick
Filmed by Iffiokabasi Ettang & Joshua Akinyemi
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