Barcelonas Last Bullfight - 9-25-2011

600 years of tradition ended at La Monumental in Barcelona this week. The final bullfight in the art noveau bullring was more of a statement of Catalonia's desire to distance themselves from Spain than a comment on the brutality of the corrida.

20,000 staunch aficionado's packed La Monumental to watch Jose Tomas, Serafin Martin and Juan Mora face the bulls of El Pilar for a final dance on the sand.

Jose Tomas cut two ears from his first bull

Serafin Martin (Catalan) with his cuadrilla

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