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Grand Tejero Cockpit Arena, Cebu City


Cockfight is a blood sport held in a ring called cockpit. The history of raising fowl for fighting goes back 6,000 years. The first documented use of the word gamecock denoting use of the cock as to a game, a sport, past time or entertainment was recorded in 1634 after the term “cock of the game” used by George Wilson, in the earliest known book on the sport of cockfighting in “The Commendation of Cocks and Cock Fighting in 1607. But it was during Magellan’s voyage of discovery of the Philippines in 1521 when modern cockfighting was first witnessed and documented for Westerners by the Italian Antonio Pigafetta, Magellan’s chronicler , in the Kingdom of Taytay.


Cockfighting was already flourished in pre-colonial Philippines as recorded by Antonio Pigafetta, the Italian diarist aboard Ferdinand Magellan’s 1521 expedition.





Cockfighting, locally termed sabong remains popular pastime in the Philippines, where both illegal and legal cockfights occur. Legal cockfights are held in cockpits every week, while illegal one called tupada or tigbakay are held in secluded cockpits where authorities cannot raid them. In both knives and gaffs are used. Bets are usually taken by kristo so named because of his outreached hands when calling out wagers from the audience from memory.


Grand Tejero Cockpit Arena is headquarter in Central Visayas. The address of the Grand Tejero Cockpit Arena is M.J Cuenco Ave, Cebu City, Cebu Philippines. You can contacted at : +63935 821 8693.


Of all the cockpit arena here in Cebu only Grand Tejero Cockpit Arena has air- conditioned arena. It increased opportunities for leisure and the player will be comfortable while playing. The Grand Tejero Cockpit Arena has a large parking area where everyone can park with their respective car or motorcycle.


If you can’t come to Grand Tejero Cockpit Arena or any cockpit arena , you can directly play cockfight or online sabong via FC178, you can play anywhere you want as long as you have account in FC178.


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