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The first ever Professional Bull Riders (PBR) World Finals in Fort Worth, Texas. Further More the PBR organization released the names of the 40 riders who will compete against each other at the most prestigious bull riding event ever.

The battle for the prestigous title of "2022 PBR World Champion" as the finalists battle it out May 13, 2022 through May 22, 2022 at Dickies Arena in Forth Worth. After eight rounds of heated action, one rider will take ownership of the coveted gold buckle and the $1-million dollar bonus.

This is promising to be one of the fiercest competition in rodeo history. As number-1 ranked Daylon Swearingen and number-2 ranked Joao Ricardo Vieira will compete separated by only 8.99 points, with the world’s Top 10 within less than 420 points of one another.

At this years 2022 PBR World Finals, riders have the chance to earn a maximum of 1,200 extra world points. Each round winner will earn 80 world points, with the event winner collecting 560 world points. Riders will also earn points for their ride scores. All riders have the potential to ride away with the coveted title of World PBR Champ.

See if you recognise your favorite rider competeing in this years PBR World Finals in Forth Worth. The top 35 qualifiers (via world standings) who are putting it all on the line in Fort Worth are:

  1. Daylon Swearingen (Piffard, New York)
  2. Joao Ricardo Vieira (Itatinga, Brazil)
  3. Kaique Pacheco (Itatiba, Brazil)
  4. Jose Vitor Leme (Ribas do Rio Pardo, Brazil)
  5. Luciano De Castro (Guzolandia, Brazil)
  6. Mauricio Moreira (Gaviao Peixoto, Brazil)
  7. Dalton Kasel (Muleshoe, Texas)
  8. Austin Richardson (Dallas, Texas)
  9. Eli Vastbinder (Statesville, North Carolina)
  10. Derek Kolbaba (Walla Walla, Washington)
  11. Chase Dougherty (Decatur, Texas)
  12. Mason Taylor (Maypearl, Texas)
  13. Dener Barbosa (Paulo de Faria, Brazil)
  14. Eduardo Aparecido (Gouvelandia, Brazil)
  15. Manoelito de Souza Junior (Itamira, Brazil)
  16. Lucas Divino (Nova Crixas, Brazil)
  17. Bob Mitchell (Steelville, Missouri)
  18. Ramon de Lima (Rio Branco, Brazil)
  19. Clayton Sellars (Fruitland Park, Florida)
  20. Rafael Henrique dos Santos (Sebastianopolis, Brazil)
  21. Dakota Louis (Browning, Montana)
  22. Brady Fielder (Clermont, Queensland, Australia)
  23. Keyshawn Whitehorse (McCracken Springs, Utah)
  24. Cody Jesus (Window Rock, Arizona)
  25. Cody Teel (College Station, Texas)
  26. Matt Triplett (Canton, South Dakota)
  27. Joao Henrique Lucas (Bastos, Brazil)
  28. Marco Eguchi (Poa, Brazil)
  29. Marcelo Procopio Pereira (Rinopolis, Brazil)
  30. Claudio Montanha Jr. (Pacaembu, Brazil)
  31. Brady Oleson (Blackfoot, Idaho)
  32. Andrew Alvidrez (Seminole, Texas)
  33. Silvano Alves (Pilar do Sul, Brazil)
  34. Alex Marcilio (Macaubal, Brazil)
  35. Ezekiel Mitchell (Rockdale, Texas)
    Note: 7 of the top 35 competing are from Texas

To keep up and watch the action, CBS Sports Network will air the competition.

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