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Matador's Debut Bullfight Ends in Throat Goring

Daniel Garcia Navarrete tossed around 'like a rag doll' in Madrid's Las Ventas ring

(Newser) - A 23-year-old matador was severely injured after a nasty turn with a bull in one of Spain's most famous bullfighting venues. More than 10,000 people in Madrid's Las Ventas bullring watched in horror Sunday as a bull started tossing Daniel Garcia Navarrete around "like a rag... More »

Top Bullfighter Seriously Gored

Jose Tomas of Spain suffers serious blood loss in Mexico

(Newser) - One of the best-known members of the legendary Spanish bullfighting community was severely gored during a performance yesterday and is in serious condition in a Mexican hospital. Jose Tomas sustained a torn vein and artery when an 1,100-pound bull's left horn drove 4 inches deep into his groin, the... More »

Dwarf Matadors Stand Tall

Mexican little people hold their own in the arena

(Newser) - The image of a pint-sized bullfighter waving red at a calf might induce laughter among the more callous, but for Mexican little people, the bullfighting arena is serious stuff. The mini matadors acknowledge an element of humor in their act, but "if a little person can fight a bull,... More »

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