PUEBLO, Colo. – In less than three weeks, eight Professional Bull Riders (PBR) Ring of Honor legends will come out of retirement to compete in the Built Ford Tough Ring of Honor: Unfinished Business, presented by BlueDEF. The $160,000 winner-take-all-competition takes place May 30 in Decatur, Texas, in conjunction with the J.W. Hart PBR Challenge BlueDEF Velocity Tour event.
Three of those retired bull riders, two-time PBR World Champion Justin McBride, Ross Coleman and Tater Porter, will appear on RFD-TV’s Western Sports Weekly on Wednesday at 9 p.m. ET, to discuss the event in its entirety. Tune into RFD-TV to get the inside information about why these men decided to enter the chutes one more time.
Fans will be able to watch all of the history-making action of the Ring of Honor: Unfinished Business event live on pay-per-view (PPV) on May 30 at 8 p.m. ET.
Flipps, the mobile app available on both Android and iOS devices, will offer subscriptions to the broadcast live or on demand for just $29.95. The Flipps app can be downloaded for free from the iTunes App Store or Google Play and will bring bull riding fans worldwide all of the action at their convenience on a mobile device or streamed to a TV wirelessly. Visit www.flipps.com for more information about how to purchase the PPV.
DirecTV, Dish and such national cable providers as Comcast and Time Warner will also offer PBR fans every second of the competition. While subscription availability dates vary, these broadcasts will also be offered starting at $29.95.
DirecTV subscriptions will be available for purchase May 19. Fans are encouraged to contact their cable or satellite provider for more information.
The PPV broadcast will be comprised of three different competitions beginning with coverage of the J.W. Hart PBR Challenge BlueDEF Velocity Tour event, featuring the best up-and-coming riders and the elite stars from the Built Ford Tough Series (BFTS). PBR will seed the top BDVT and BFTS riders ensuring that the standouts from both series are competing side-by-side.
The Built Ford Tough Ring of Honor: Unfinished Business is a $160,000 winner-take-all challenge that will include eight PBR Ring of Honor members coming out of retirement solely for this momentous occasion.
The World Champions Challenge will be the last portion of the PPV event, where up to eight past champions from both the PBR and Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association (PRCA) will ride one bull with the highest-scoring rider claiming a $30,000 prize. The Challenge Champion will then face PBR bounty bull Sweet Pro’s Long John (D&H Cattle Co.). If he makes a qualified 8-second ride on Long John, he will receive an additional $20,000 bonus.
Be sure to tune in to RFD-TV tonight starting at 9 p.m. ET on Wednesday, or Thursday at 1 a.m. ET to watch McBride, Coleman and Porter on Western Sports Weekly discussing their “Unfinished Business.”
For more information about the Built Ford Tough Ring of Honor: Unfinished Business event, visit www.pbrunfinishedbusiness.com.
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