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Fighter delighted a riot's broken out (9)


I believe the answer is:


'fighter' is the definition.
(I've seen this before)

'delighted a riot's broken out' is the wordplay.
'delighted' becomes 'glad' (I've seen this before).
'broken out' indicates an anagram.
'ariot' anagrammed gives 'iator'.

(Other definitions for gladiator that I've seen before include "Warrior" , "Roman arena combatant" , "One trained to fight in Roman arenas" , "Circus performer" , "Film" .)

I've seen this clue in The Telegraph.
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