Taboo (2002–2014)

Extreme Fighting 

In Nigeria, Shagon Shano participates in a traditional fight known as Dambe. Boxers can strike anywhere on the body, with the fist or the feet. The goal is to deliver a single decisive blow... See full summary »

Director:

Scott Millette

Writer:

Christine Reid

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Cast

Episode credited cast:
Lance Lewman ... Narrator (voice)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Michael Alexander Michael Alexander ... Himself - Chief Neurosurgeon, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center (as Dr. Michael Alexander)
Fred Brophy Fred Brophy ... Himself - Tent Boxing Promoter
Richard Chacon Richard Chacon ... Himself - Anthropologist, Winthrop University
T.J. Desch-Obi T.J. Desch-Obi ... Himself - Historian, City University of New York (as Prof. TJ Desch-Obi)
Greg Downey Greg Downey ... Himself - Anthropologist, Macquarie University
Will Pelling Will Pelling ... Himself - Boxer
Tisha Rodrigues Tisha Rodrigues ... Herself - Jill's Best Friend
Kate Sekules Kate Sekules ... Herself - Retired Boxer & Author
Shagon Shago Shagon Shago ... Himself - Fighter
Peter Singer ... Himself - Bioethicist, Princeton University (as Prof. Peter Singer)
Eric Valenzuela Eric Valenzuela ... Himself - Jill's Husband
Jill Valenzuela Jill Valenzuela ... Herself - Cage Fighter
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Storyline

In Nigeria, Shagon Shano participates in a traditional fight known as Dambe. Boxers can strike anywhere on the body, with the fist or the feet. The goal is to deliver a single decisive blow to cause the opponent's hand or knee to touch the ground.

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Genres:

Documentary

Certificate:

TV-14
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Release Date:

17 January 2012 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

Portland, Maine, USA See more »

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