Rougned Odor slugged José Bautista in the face following the latter’s questionable slide into second and sparked a brawl talking heads will be discussing all week. While we wait for the inevitable punishments to be handed down, let’s appreciate the point of contact as presented in extreme slow motion.
The gruesome stomping out you see above was just one instance of fan violence that occurred during this weekend’s CSA vs. CRB rivalry match. After the game ended 0-1 in favor of CRB, which won them the local state championship at stake, dozens of opposing fans streamed onto the pitch and started fighting:
It’s hard to tell exactly who’s the aggressor here—the Manchester City fans visiting Real Madrid’s stadium for yesterday’s Champions League match, or the police who push and pull and punch them—but there’s definitely some scrapping going on, and it doesn’t look all that necessary.
Dynamo Kiev’s players did not enjoy the ass-kicking Shakhtar Donetsk were laying on them in a match this weekend. Irked at Shakhtar’s celebration after their third goal of the day, some Dynamo players decided to try their hand at a more literal beat-down, which led to a huge brawl on the pitch:
What inspired Maude Perchey of Rouen and Bordeaux’s Eva Sumo to cease competing against one another within the strictures of soccer’s rule book and instead elect to get into some gangsta shit, we don’t know. What we do know is that Perchey throws punches like she’s trying to decapitate her opponent, and Sumo appears…
Argentina’s traditional summer tournaments came to an end last night with a suspension of the final Copa Ciudad de la Plata match due to both teams’ inability to cease punching and kicking each other.
Sergey Kovalev battered Jean Pascal in retaining his three light heavyweight belts tonight in Montreal, but the Russian wasn’t content to stop landing blows after Pascal’s trainer Freddie Roach threw in the towel after the seventh round. Kovalev brought up the failed attempts at unifying the light heavyweight title by…
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Texas is embarrassing Baylor 17-0 early in a game the Bears ought to be winning easily, and some aggression made its way to the field late in the first quarter. It’s as if the Longhorns and Bears wanted to show us how well they can portray a baseball fight. Also, this guy:
Mississippi State held on to beat Arkansas tonight 51-50 with a late blocked field goal, and Bulldogs fans celebrated by beating the shit out of each other in the stands.
East Mississippi Community College, which just a few weeks ago found itself involved in an incident where a referee got ejected, did not even make it to halftime in its game against Mississippi Delta Community College before the game was canceled due to a massive onfield brawl.
Normally, stadium fight videos involve long scenes of exposition and short, not very satisfying bursts of action. This, however, is like a Tati movie (only it’s actually entertaining): hardly any dialogue and so many concurrent battles that you hardly know where to look.
Was someone trying to cut? Did one of them dribble on the other guy’s shoes? Did they wash their hands after? Why is one of the numerous Break It Up Guys wearing flip flops? So many questions, so few answers.
It’s been a bad week for Niners fans. On Monday, a group of San Francisco fans battered a Vikings fan after the game; four suspects were arrested over the weekend on felony charges. On Sunday, a group of 49ers fans reportedly started trouble in a Los Angeles Buffalo Wild Wings, and ended up on the wrong end of a…
Click for the drunken stumbling and the incredibly inaccurate flurry of fists, stick around for the heart-warming finale.
A joint practice in Richmond today turned pugilistic as Redskins and Texans players brawled before live ESPN cameras. At least four fights broke out between the teams with dozens of players engaged in all-out fighting across two different practice areas.
Despite their best efforts to lose, Cincinnati escaped Tampa with a win yesterday over the Bucs. Their fans, it seems, did too—teaming up to beat the crap out of this Buccaneers fan who, it can be assumed, was getting a bit mouthy.
In one corner, a bunch of drunken oafs fresh off leaving a United match. In the other corner, a bunch of drunken oafs celebrating a bachelor party and wearing matching Where's Waldo? shirts and hats. It's the most England video there is.
Edwin Encarnación let a bat fly into the stands during the ninth inning Saturday in Texas, and some Rangers fans engaged in some epic and embarrassing struggle in an attempt to take home a very special souvenir. We slowed the footage down for your enjoyment of every participant's role in this true theatre of life.