Bushwacker bucks off Mauney in 1.13 seconds
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) Champion bull Bushwacker got the best of nemesis J.B. Mauney once again.
Mauney was bucked off in 1.13 seconds in the last ride of Saturday night’s Professional Bull Riders 15/15 Bucking Battle at Chesapeake Energy Arena. The bull improved to 11-1 against the reigning world champion.
Bushwacker’s owner, Julio Moreno, said this week he’s retiring the 8-year-old at the end of the season.
Mauney is the last cowboy to successfully ride Bushwacker. He did it in Tulsa in August when his 8-second ride ended Bushwacker’s streak of 42 consecutive buckoffs dating to 2009.
Mauney still claimed Round 2 of the event with an 87-point ride aboard Jared Allen’s H4WW Hy Test. He’s fifth overall heading into the final day of the event.