PUEBLO, Colo. – The Professional Bull Riders two-time World Champion Bull Bushwacker (Julio Moreno Bucking Bulls) is worth a total of $100,000 over his next three Built Ford Tough Series appearances.
On Sept. 19 at the Laughlin Events Center in Laughlin, Nevada, Bushwacker will be the $25,000 Bad Boy Mowers Bonus Bull during the 15/15 Bucking Battle, a special round of competition taking place after Round 1 on Friday. Bushwacker will be matched with one of the Top 15 PBR riders, who will receive a hefty payout if he is able to make the 8-second whistle atop this 1,760-pound opponent. The rider’s attempt and the other 15/15 Bucking Battle action will be broadcast on the CBS Television Network on Saturday, Sept. 20 at 2 p.m. ET.
On Saturday, Sept. 27, a successful ride on the “Baddest Body in Sports” will be worth $50,000. The winner of the Kawasaki Strong Battle at the Bay in Oakland, California, at Oracle Arena, will face Bushwacker during the Bad Boy Mowers Bonus Round and pocket a check for $50,000 if he can successfully cover him for the required 8 seconds. The Kawasaki Strong Battle at the Bay Built Ford Tough Championship Round and Bushwacker’s bonus ride will air Sunday, Sept. 28 at 3 p.m. ET on CBS.
The Monster Energy Bulls on the Beach on Oct. 18 in Huntington Beach, California, will be the last time Bushwacker competes in his home state and will wrap up his regular season of competition. During this special 15/15 Bucking Battle, Bushwacker will once again go head-to-head with one of the PBR’s Top 15 riders with another $25,000 Bad Boy Mowers Bonus attached to a qualified ride. Fans can catch his last regular season performance Oct. 19 at 3 p.m. ET when the entire 15/15 Bucking Battle will be shown on CBS.
Fans will have only one more opportunity to see Bushwacker in action as he makes his final stand just one week later during the PBR’s 2014 Built Ford Tough World Finals at the Thomas & Mack Center on Oct. 22-26. He will be competing for his third PBR World Championship and retire following the event. Each round of the PBR World Finals and Bushwacker’s final rides will air on CBS Sports Network at 9 p.m. ET, Oct. 22- 25 and at 4 p.m. ET, Oct. 26.
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