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...
Overtime pays off for Schueth
Nebraskan battles through wild card to win Wrangler Tour stop in Lewiston
LEWISTON, Idaho – Beau Schueth fought more bulls last week during the Lewiston Roundup than any other man in Bullfighters Only, and he made it pay off with the BFO Wrangler Bullfight tour victory.
Schueth scored an 85-point bout in the opening round but finished second to Ross Hill, who posted an event-high 91-point fight on opening night. That sent Shueth to Friday’s wild card round, where he scored 83 points to advance to Saturday’s Hooey Championship Round. READ MORE...
Veteran trending up-Hill
Hill victorious at two Washington Wrangler Bullfight Tour stops
LEWISTON, IDAHO - Ross Hill’s comeback is complete.
The Bullfighters Only veteran suffered a devastating knee injury in 2016 that took him out of competition for a year and a half. He returned in July, then promptly won the BFO Wrangler Bullfight Tour stop at California Rodeo Salinas.
He’s competed in three Wrangler Bullfight Tour stops since then, and he’s found his way to Victory Lane in all three rounds. He picked up the Round 1 win with 91 points at the Lewiston Roundup on Wednesday, and overall titles in both Kennewick and Ellensburg. He will compete for the Lewiston title on Saturday night. READ MORE...
Bullfighters Only is coming to Wichita
Bullfighters Only’s best are set to compete during major event at Hartman Arena
WICHITA, Kan. – Bullfighters Only will invade central Kansas on Oct. 20. The world’s top freestyle bullfighters will compete for over $25,000 in prize money at the Hartman Arena near Park City.
Tickets start at just $25 and go on sale this Friday, Aug. 17. They can be purchased at www.ticketmaster.com or directly from the Hartman Arena box office.
BFO Freestyle Bullfighting is a true gladiator competition – man vs. beast in a showcase of amazing athleticism, animal aggression and acrobatic feats by the greatest bullfighters in the business.
“This will be our first time in Wichita, and it’s going to be a great event,” said Luke Kaufman, BFO’s production manager. “The top 15 bullfighters in the Pendleton Whisky World Standings are already set to compete.” READ MORE...
BFO-Vegas is growing
More seating, more performances to be part of BFO Las Vegas Championship
LAS VEGAS – Sin City’s hottest spot during the National Final Rodeo can be found at the southeast corner of Las Vegas Boulevard and Tropicana Avenue. The Bullfighters Only Las Vegas Championship returns to Tropicana Casino and Resort - Thursday, Dec. 6 through Saturday, Dec. 15.
“We had eight incredible days of competition last year,” said Aaron Ferguson, founder and CEO of Bullfighters Only. “This year we’ve upped the ante, so to speak. We’re going to increase our performances, and we’re going to have a larger venue to allow for more fans to enjoy the show.”
The BFO is the premier league for freestyle bullfighting, with talented athletes testing their skills, and abilities against equally athletic bulls that have been bred for their aggression. The Bullfighters Only Las Vegas is the “Super Bowl” of the sport. 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...