Fight night in Perrine

  • A fighting ring is set up in the backyard of Dhafir Harris' mother's house in Perrine Sept. 18, 2010. AL DIAZ / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Promoter Dhafir Harris is known as Dada 5000 to the world. Harris hosts fights in his mother's backyard, and he is the subject of a new documentary. AL DIAZ / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • John "Boom Boom" Andre stands in the ring at a backyard fight held at Dhafir Harris' mother's house in Perrine. AL DIAZ / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • John "Boom Boom" Andre, left, competes against Sylvester "Fruidy Lou" at one of Dhafir Harris' backyard fights. AL DIAZ / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Sandy Ogaza, her daughter Jolee Rivero, 3, and Jorge Guerra cheer on the fighters. The community has taken to the backyard fights. AL DIAZ / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • John "Boom Boom" Andre, left, fights Sylvester "Fruidy Lou." Dhafir Harris, "Dada 5000," puts on backyard fights at his mother's house and posts them on YouTube. AL DIAZ / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • John "Boom Boom" Andre competes in backyard fights, which get posted on the Internet and often go viral on YouTube. AL DIAZ / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Yan Rugel, top, and Michael Gibson fight on Sept. 18, 2010. Dhafir Harris, "Dada 5000," puts on backyard fights at his mother's house. Sometimes the men fight until they are unconscious. AL DIAZ / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Nadia Asencio and Paul Morrow, center, react to the fight. The men who fight in Dhafir Harris' events compete without gloves, sometimes until an opponent becomes unconscious. AL DIAZ / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Michael Gibson is one of several fighters who compete in backyard fights hosted by Dhafir Harris. AL DIAZ / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • This fighter, known as Tree, participates in backyard fights held at Dhafir Harris' mother's Perrine house. AL DIAZ / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • A fighter known as Tree, left, stands with with Dhafir Harris, "Dada 5000." AL DIAZ / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • From left, D-Nice, Sticky and fighter Tree attend a backyard fight. AL DIAZ / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Angela Davis shows her support for "The Beast." The community has taken to the fights, and locals often sell food and wash cars at the events. AL DIAZ / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Fighters Ninja, left, and Killer Ant spar in the ring. Dhafir Harris, "Dada 5000," puts on backyard fights at his mother's house. The men do not wear gloves and occasionally fight in a cage. AL DIAZ / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • This is one of several fighters who competes in backyard fights put on by Dhafir Harris. AL DIAZ / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Charles Woodard celebrates after defeating Alfonso "Chocolate" Frierson. At right is Dhafir Harris, who hosts the backyard fights. AL DIAZ / MIAMI HERALD STAFF