Famous Gladiators of Ancient Rome

While we do not know the names of most of the gladiators who fought in ancient Rome, there are several that achieved some level of fame. Even some of the Roman Emperors fought as gladiators. Here is our list of the most famous gladiators of ancient Rome.

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