At the Feria de Abril in Sevilla, Spain, new bullfighter Ramón López, in his first fight in a major ring, did a great job and was rewarded by the crowd with loud, long applause, and an ear. His courage was in no doubt as he repeatedly passed the bull's horns very near his body. As he went for the kill, though, he got a little too close and the bull caught him in the right thigh and flipped him over his back. Ramón received a seven centimeter wound in his thigh. He completed his walk around the ring to acknowledge his triumph, but had to be taken to the hospital and was unable to take his second scheduled bull.
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