Chinese heavy equipment gladiators fight on the street

A dispute escalates to a front-end loader fight in China.

There are a few ways to conduct business negotiations, but this is taking it to extremes. Much like mecha robots fighting for dominion over a science fiction landscape, these Chinese bulldozers front-end loaders combat over a business opportunity. Instead of the operators discussing the matter face to face, they've jumped aboard in their machines and put metal against metal. According to sources, the event occurred in Hebei, a northern province that surrounds Beijing.

It's a surreal sight, and luckily there doesn't seem to be any injuries – the one machine falling over might be a rough landing, however. Our favorite bit is one team member trying to lift a fallen comrade's machine back on its wheels.

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