Bloodsport: Cockfighting in The Bronx

A four-month investigation by News 12 The Bronx is taking a revealing look at how the illegal blood sport of cockfighting is thriving in the

THE BRONX - A four-month investigation by News 12 The Bronx is taking a revealing look at how the illegal blood sport of cockfighting is thriving in the borough.

Cockfighting is an ancient blood sport in which roosters are raised for the sole purpose of fighting to the death inside an enclosed ring. In the United States, cockfighting is illegal, but that doesn't stop the blood sport from thriving.

Click 'Next' on the video player for additional stories in the series from News 12.

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

Wells Fargo is rolling out cardless ATMs where 1 Word on the Street: Cardless ATMs
VIDEO: NYPD officers in same precinct discover they 2 VIDEO: NYPD officers in same precinct discover they are sisters
A 46-year-old man was shot in the chest 3 Police: Man shot dead after dispute in the Bronx; suspect in custody
People stood in solidarity and lit candles in 4 Candlelight vigil held for Tinton Ave. shooting victim
Police are looking for a missing 16-year-old girl 5 16-year-old girl missing since Thursday

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Features

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE