19 Apr. 2014
Guatemala City, Guatemala
A man blocks a punch during a bare-knuckle fight at a boxing ring in the village of Chivarreto in the Totonicapan region, northwest of Guatemala City, April 18, 2014. Bare-knuckle fights are held traditionally in Chivarreto on Good Friday during Holy Week for more than 100 years, and according to the communitarian authorities of Chivarreto, they are not meant to promote violence but treated as a sport that is integral to the culture of this place. More than 100 fights are held on Good Friday every year.
REUTERS/Jorge Dan Lopez (GUATEMALA - Tags: RELIGION SPORT BOXING SOCIETY)