Which animals could a human kill with swords?

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  1. Fedorgasm Silver Belt

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    I'm talking about something along the lines of a bull fighter. They kill a bull with nothing but swords and a cape.

    Now of course they study the bull's movements and attack patterns and practice for years first, so it got me thinking, what other large animals could you do this with?

    A tiger has more weapons than a bull and can change direction faster, so I think it would be much harder than a bull. But then who knows? Humans are smart and if someone dedicated their life to studying a tiger's attack tendencies perhaps he could pull it off.

    What about bears? Lions? Crocs? Hippos? Elephants?

    Disclaimer: I think bull fighting is disgusting and I do not support it. This is purely a hypothetical discussion on what might be possible.
     
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    I'd say anything but a Hippo, Rhino, or Elephant.

    A moose, bear, or big cat might get lucky.

    If you could forge a particular sword based on the prey your fighting the odds would increase.

    I'd take a spear any day though.
     
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    I wouldn't worry about any bovine species, they can only pivot in one direction and immediately lose momentum. It's why people fight bulls. They either charge or pivot.
     
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    Lions and tigers won more often than not in gladiator matches.
     
  10. Hans Gercmiov Titanium Belt

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    I think I could kill a pangolin with a sword.
     
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    Small critters and other humans.
     
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    About any animal. But your odds go down on lots of them.
     
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    Not all there is too it.

    And the only bullfighting I like is the America style.
     
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    But gladiators competing in this type of matches were not trainned, i belive actuall swordsman could defeat lions and tigers
     
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    A sword will cause a lot of damage on any land animal. It would have to be like a fucking blue sperm whale to not get totally fucked up.
     
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    A man with a sword would be at a disadvantage against almost any animal his own size or bigger... Humans are pathetic at fighting.

    Not saying that the human couldn't score a killing blow, but most likely they'd be disarmed by the animals initial attack that would be too fast and/or powerful to parry.
     

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