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Because people that die quickly in a fight arn't profitable. In the Gladiator arena, the money is made by entertaining the crowd. The better the fighter, the longer the fight, the more the crowd is entertained and ultimately, pays or bets. The longer a fighter lives by winning, the more likely they move up to better arenas, like any ranked sports systems. ...


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Gladiators have but one purpose, to die in a fight to the death. As the slave trader said around 1:27 in the clip about the batch of slaves he was selling.. Some are good for fighting, others for dying. You need both I think. The man is killed in training, Proximo doesn't have him killed. This is simply one of the costs of doing business. We see the ...



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