A cockfight is a blood sport between two cocks, held in a ring called a cockpit. The cocks fight until ultimately one of them dies or is critically injured.
The history of raising fowl to fight goes back 6000 years. At first, it was partly religious, partly political but was afterwards perverted to a common pastime.
In many villages, cockfighting is a social event, where men gather to show off their fighters.
In Indonesia, it is currently illegal to hold these fights for non-religious purposes.