So the dogmen culled their man fighters did they? No, not so much.
This is just a small sampling of very famous man fighters. You can
Google them to get the information direct from the dogmen themselves.
Ch. Chinaman was a man fighter. The reason Bob Fritz sent him to Vinny
was quite simply that Chinaman tried to kill Bob on first meeting. You
can get this info online, I got the story from Bob Fritz.
Pat Patrick considered Bolio to be one of the most dangerous dogs he'd
ever held in the corner. Pat posted Bolio's story online, I heard about
it from Pat. And yeah, Bolio was bred a lot.
Ricky the Rebel Jones Ch. Turtle was such a man fighter he was only
taken off his cable run to breed. He was even dangerous to feed or
clean. Google him and read for yourself.
Ch. Jocko would eat you alive but it was ok as old man Fletcher Chavis
had a yard full of man fighters. He was fine with that as it cut down on
Gr. Ch. Art was selective, he only tried to attack a few people but it was an all out scratch.
Gr. Ch. Zebo was passed from yard to yard until he landed in one with no
kids. He was not a great nanny dog, he really didn't like children.
Come to think of there were adults he didn't really like either.
Sharon Holt of the old Pit Dog Report told a great story one evening
about her husband Raymond and Bullyson. He and another man offered to
transport Bullyson from one yard to another. They couldn't get him
crated so he was riding free in the car. Bullyson started getting an
attitude early on in the trip. Raymond, in the passenger seat, had to
tickle the dog's testicles for the entire ride to keep Bullyson from
attacking them. Google it for yourselves.
Okay so there were champion and grand champion pit dogs who were bred.
All must have been curs because man fighters are curs right? Try ch. Bad
Joe Willie, 4xW, 1xL dead game. He died in hold in approximately three
hours to gr.ch. Crazy Hank.
As with many of the older working breeds the breed name is also a job
description. Pointer, retriever, setter, hovawart and shepherd are
examples. The Pit Bull Terrier or American (Pit) Bull Terrier was bred
solely to do combat in a dogpit. They were never nurse's aids, nanny
dogs, soldiers' rescue dogs, herding dogs, astronauts, physicists or
anything other than combat dogs. I am always suspicious of those who
claim to love this breed while simultaneously in such denial of what the
breed is in reality. If you love something you love it for what it
truly is and not for something it has never been and can never become.
i took the liberty of finding the pedigrees for these man fighters. thank you tropical storms for helping to dispel the myth of 'man-biters were culled'.
Art's registered offspring
Bolio's registered offspring
Chinaman's registered offspring
Zebo's registered offspring
Bullyson's registered offspring
Jocko's registered offspring
Crazy Hank's offspring
Joe Willie no registered offspring
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