Las Vegas is losing one of rodeo’s marquee events with the Professional Bull Riders World Finals heading to Fort Worth, Texas beginning next year, officials confirmed Tuesday.
The Pro Bull Riders World Finals is leaving Las Vegas, with this year’s Nov. 3 to 7 event at T-Mobile Arena ending a decadeslong agreement between Las Vegas and the tour.
Tuff Hedeman brings his bull riding tour to South Point nearly 26 years since leaving the MGM on a gurney with his face shattered.
Dener Barbosa scored 87 points in the championship round and was the only rider to cover all three of his bulls during the PBR’s Las Vegas Invitational.
You can find Ted Groene behind the chutes at events such as this weekend’s Unleash The Beast Las Vegas Invitational. But he’s quick to move out front when the situation demands it.
After being bucked out of Las Vegas by the COVID pandemic, the Professional Bull Riders’ aptly named Unleash The Beast Tour returns to the MGM Grand Garden this weekend.
The Pro Bull Riders World Finals, which has been held in Las Vegas since 1994, will move to AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas, for this year’s event.
Similar to the National Finals Rodeo, the PBR said they could host this year’s event, slated to occur Nov. 4-8 at T-Mobile Arena, in another city in order to include fans with Nevada not yet allowing crowds at sporting events.
Three test positive, four others sent home from Professional Bull Riders Monster Energy Team Challenge after being exposed to infected competitors.
Team Can-Am became the final Division A entrant when Brazilian Mauricio Moreira received a score of 85.5 points for a 173.5-172.75 victory over Team Union Home Mortgage.
Team Cooper Tires and Team Las Vegas each went 3-0 on the opening weekend to take a large lead in the Professional Bull Riders Monster Energy Team Challenge.
The PBR is descending again upon South Point Arena for its inaugural Monster Energy Team Cup beginning Friday.
The Professional Bull Riders, the first pro sports organization to contest an event amid the shutdown prompted by the coronavirus pandemic, returns to Las Vegas in June.
The Professional Bull Riders will bring 48 of its top athletes to the South Point every Friday and Saturday through June 28.
Lockwood, 22, completed his first five eight-second rides at the PBR World Finals and finished the event Sunday with an aggregate score of 453 to win the event — and his second championship in three seasons after winning his first title in 2017.