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Inside the Gathering of the Juggalos' Annual Bare Knuckling Boxing Competition

Fight Night ain't got nothing on this.

Psychopathic Records' annual Gathering of the Juggalos is underway this week in Ohio bringing the expected array of offbeat, uncompromising guest performers (Waka Flocka, Tech N9ne, Da Mafia 6ix, etc), drug-addled mayhem and Faygo worship. For a few years now they've run a bare knuckle boxing competition hosted by horrorcore group Wolfpac where juggalos can engage in brutal hand-to-hand combat and let off steam in front of a rapt audience. Last year a sinewy, dreadlocked Midwester named Nebraska won, and this weekend he returned to square off against a big, bald, tatted, bearded hulk and, well, you'll see.


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