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Last night at the Brooklyn Campus of Long Island University, the Brooklyn Bombshells handed the Queens of Pain their first defeat ever in the short history of the Gotham Girls Roller Derby. There were elbows thrown, hips checked, and girls going down left and right. Brooklyn came out on top in front of a sold out home crowd that saw a match that wasn't decided until late into the 2nd half. By the time the time ran out, the Bombers outscored the Pain, 73-64.

As expected, the action was face paced and furious at times. And as the tiny signs on the wall say, sitting trackside do so at their own risk. At several points in the match, derby girls went flying off the track, including one time when they landed right on us.

A couple more photos in extended entry, including one of Lil Red Terror's (a previous Gothamist Interview subject) hot pants.

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Photos by Tien Mao