Football, of course, is a violent sport and players get hurt.
The Romans fought many wars against other countries, and enjoyed watching violent sports.
Take for example one of the least violent sports, one we still practice today, the simple foot race.
From its earliest days as a mob game, football was a violent sport.
However, violent sports that make excessive demands on the body with little preparation, can do more harm than good.
The film's title is the name of a violent, globally popular sport around which the events of the film take place.
Boxing is by far the most violent sport on earth, then comes pro football and hockey.
People think it's a violent sport, but it really isn't.
And what - you ask - about all the other violent sports?
I would like to think our attitudes toward violent sports have evolved since Roman times.