Gladiators coming to Wichita
Bullfighters Only brings a showcase of danger, excitement to Hartman Arena
WICHITA, Kan. – Bullfighters Only will invade central Kansas on Saturday, as the world’s top freestyle bullfighters compete in the BFO Wichita Invitational at Park City’s Hartman Arena.
As has been the case the last two years, the race for the world championship is getting tight.
Heading into the Wichita Invitational, Weston Rutkowski owns a $5,000 lead over Toby Inman, while Kris Furr is just $3,000 behind him. Inman, who owned the top spot for a majority of the season, now finds himself trailing with a big purse on the line at Hartman Arena.
“The 15 athletes set to compete in Wichita are the ones who have been performing the most consistently all season long” said Luke Kaufman, Bullfighters Only Production Manager. READ MORE...
Furr visits Victory Lane
North Carolinian wins first BFO event at Charlotte Motor Speedway
CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Ravenous fans packed around the Bullfighter Only arena Sunday morning at Charlotte Motor Speedway.
Not your typical BFO fans though - this was the first collaborative event with Bullfighters Only and Speedway Motorsports, showcasing the BFO’s best freestyle bullfighters at the NASCAR Bank of America ROVAL 400.
Kris Furr posted the highest-marked fight, scoring 85 points to win his round. He advanced to the finale, where he was joined by two-time reigning world champion Weston Rutkowski of Haskell, Texas, and Tucker Lane of Oak Grove, Mo. READ MORE...
D-Camps improving success rates
Freestyle bullfighters gain key tools through BFO
DECATUR, TX - Every true athlete knows that having a good coach is instrumental to developing the skills necessary to compete.
For the rising stars of Bullfighters Only, that intense training comes in the form of the BFO Development Camps. A quick look at the Pendleton Whisky World Standings reveals just how successful the “D-Camps” have been, with several graduates showing success including Dayton Spiel, Colt Oder, Chance Moorman, Justin Ward, Andres Gonzalez, Riley McKetterick and more. READ MORE...
WATCH - BFO featured on HBO's VICE News
From VICE News:
"Freestyle bullfighting is kind of like the skateboard vert ramp event at the X-games, except the ramp has two massive horns, weighs 1,500 pounds, and desperately wants to kill you."
The rules are simple - you’ve got 60 seconds to pull off as many tricks as possible. The more dangerous and stylish, the more points. You also get points for how ferocious your opponent is. Whoever gets the most points walks home with the cash.
VICE News got ringside with a young star in the bullfighting world to find out why he won’t just settle down and get a nice, safe, desk job." READ MORE...