Jorge Valdiviezo is the first Mexican on the Built Ford Tough Series, where the PBR’s best 35 riders compete. The 26-year-old competed in the Last Cowboy Standing this weekend at Las Vegas Village.
Subscribe to Professional Bull Riders RSS feed
Professional Bull Riders
Jess Lockwood participated in the Last Cowboy Standing, the new bull-riding event added to the historic Helldorado Days this year. The 18-year-old advanced to the final round Saturday at the Las Vegas Village.
For the the first time, Helldorado Days and the PBR will merge for a three-day show running Friday through Sunday. The Last Cowboy Standing is the headline event Friday and Saturday, with the annual Helldorado rodeo running through the weekend.
To gear up for the Las Vegas Helldorado Days and the Professional Bull Rider’s Last Cowboy Standing event, PBR is hosting its annual charity bull riding competition Thursday night on Fremont Street — the Last Media Standing.
Las Vegas will give its annual salute to the Wild West this weekend, as the annual cowboy-themed Helldorado Days marches back into the city.
Helldorado Days has been around since 1934, but this year it won’t be putting on the festivities alone. The Professional Bull Riders will team with the historic event to put on the three-day show starting Friday.
The PBR, the Professional Bull Riders, will produce and promote a rodeo and a headline bull riding event as part of Las Vegas Helldorado Days in May, joining forces with local groups to celebrate the city's Western roots.
Well, that didn't take long. A day after the Professional Bull Riders circuit held its final event at Thomas & Mack Center, a bucket of PBR World Finals dirt from that arena on the UNLV campus was ceremoniously dumped Monday afternoon in front of the new Las Vegas arena being built on the Strip.
After winning his second Professional Bull Riders world title in three years, J.B. Mauney didn't hoist the championship trophy over his head when he was presented with the hardware following Sunday's final round of the PBR World Finals before a crowd of 15,500 at the Thomas & Mack Center.
Veteran bull rider J.B. Mauney has spent the past decade riding bucking bulls at the Professional Bull Riders World Finals at Thomas & Mack Center every fall. But this weekend will be the last time Mauney and his fellow PBR competitors climb aboard the powerful animals inside Thomas & Mack.
- Page 1