Bloodied Man Injured in Fight

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Bugu has a dispute over a woman and challenges his rival to a Donga (stick fight).  When the fighting actually begins there is ritualized posturing that culminates with two men beating the crap out of each other by wailing on their opponents with their long penis shaped sticks. The men brutally battle and sometimes die in the fight.
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Bugu has a dispute over a woman and challenges his rival to a Donga (stick fight). When the fighting actually begins there is ritualized posturing that culminates with two men beating the crap out of each other by wailing on their opponents with their long penis shaped sticks. The men brutally battle and sometimes die in the fight.
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