After four nights of action inside T-Mobile Arena,the race to be crowned the 2018 PBR World Champion is now between three men: No. 1 Kaique Pacheo, No.2 Jose Vitor Leme and No.3 Cody Teel. For the second night in a row, Pacheo bucked off in Round 4, preventing him from adding to his lead. No.2 Leme , however did not gain ground after the fourth round , bucking off for the first time at the PBR World Finals. The two are currently seperated by 1,262.5 points. Winning Round 4 with his second consecutive 90 point ride,Cody Teel intensified the race for the world title, risingto No.4 in the world via the 300 world points he earned , now just 2,072.5 points behind Pacheo is outside of the Top 10. Should a rider sweep both Round 5 and the championship round , and claim the World Finals Event Title , a rider could earn as many as 2,100 points Sunday afternoon.
On night three of three of the 2018 PBR World Finals, Jose Vitor Leme continued his perfect streak inside T-Mobile Arena he is now an extraordinary collective 9-for-9 at his two trips to the biggest event with the most difficult bulls in the sport. After riding Swamp Wreck for 88.75 points in Round 1, Leme faced a familiar opponent in Bad Beagle in Round 2, successfully covering him for 91points to finish second in Round 2. In the third round, Leme tied for fourth in making the 8 on Bottoms Up for 89.75 points, now 3-for-3 against the bovine athlete.
The PBR will crown a world champion this week at the 25th PBR: Unleash The Beast World Finals, taking place for the 25th consecutive year in Las Vegas and for the third time at T-Mobile Arena. The richest bull riding event in the world features a more than $2.5 million purse, including $1million bonus to the world champion, who also receives the coveted world champion buckle. A $300,000 check is also awarded to the event winner. All the action began last night and Matt Triplett came out on top with a high score of 89.25 followed by Jose Vitor Leme with a score of 89 & Chase Outlaw with a score of 88. The PBR World Champion is determined by the bull rider who earns the most PBR world points throughout the regular season and the PBR World Finals. Current No.1 bull rider in the world , Kaique Pacheo, is in position to clinch the first World Championship of his four-year elite tour career this season. In 2015,the same he was crowned Rookie of the Year, Pacheo finished No. 2 in the world, 2,802.5 points behind World Champion J.B Mauney, Pacheo was runner-up once again in 2016, trailing Cooper Davis by 488.42 points at season’s end. Last year, Pacheo concluded the 2017 season ranked No.5 in the world, 890 points behind Jess Lockwood.
Breaking News! The Philadelphia Eagles trade a 3rd round draft pick for Detroit Lions WR Golden Tate. The Eagles made their move at the trade deadline. Golden Tate the 2010 second-round pick of the Seattle Seahawks has 581 receptions for 6,936 yards and 37 tochdowns in 129 career games. The 30 year old Tate was the Lions’ leading receiver this year with 44 grabs for 517 yards and three touchdowns.
The Clevleand Browns have fired head coach Hue Jackson!! The move was confirmed Monday by Jim Donovan less than 24hrs after Cleveland dropped 2-5-1 on the season. Hue Jackson’s career record with the Browns is 3-336-1 and now its time for change. Known for his ability to develop quarterbacks , Jackson failed to get consistent play out of the position and started a rookie in each of his three seasons with the Browns. Cody Kessler in 2016, DeShone Kizer in 2017, and Baker Mayfield this year.