While many people like to compare boxing, the UFC and other modern physical contact sporting events to gladiator bouts of ancient times, the truth is that even the bloodiest of modern sports today pales in comparison to the gruesome life of ancient gladiators. While the first image in our gallery below may be from the movie Gladiator (which is a great movie you should see if you haven’t yet), the rest of this gallery is more about the gladiators of yesteryear.
Gladiators were warriors the likes of which rarely exist today, if at all in some respects. We’re sure many of you will enjoy the gallery below.
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