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This is a list of dog fighting breeds originally developed for, or commonly used at some time in their history for dog fighting. Extinct breeds are included.

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  • Neapolitan Mastiff[24] (original purpose in its early history under the Roman rule; one purpose for its wrinkled skin was to prevent the dog from gaining serious injuries in fights)
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  • Tosa[39][40][41] (also known as the Tosa Fighting Dog, Japanese Fighting Dog or Japanese Mastiff)[42]

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