By the Roman Colosseum you'll often see men in gladiator costume like the one shown in this photo, ready to pose for tourist photos. Like real Roman Gladiators, they'll do just about anything for money...
Colosseum Picture: Gladiators Outside the Roman Colosseum
Martha Bakerjian, Italy Travel, licensed to About.com
If you'd like to try your hand at being a gladiator, consider becoming a gladiator for a day with this special Gladiator Class in Rome