Jan 30, 201211:53 AMThe Telegraph
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Oliveira Conquers Buckey in PBR Bucking Battle
The crowd at Sacramento's Power Balance Pavilion went wild Saturday, when Brazilian bull rider Valdiron de Oliveira scored a career high of 94 points on the champion bull Buckey.
Oliveira ended up claiming the title in the inaugural 15/15 Bucking Battle, which paired the 15 best riders in the world with the 15 top-ranked bulls.
Check out Oliveira's victorious ride below, and read more about the event (which was broadcast Sunday afternoon on NBC) here.
Congratulations are also in order for Marco Eguche, who scored 92.25 points in Sacramento riding Priceless, to win the 2012 PBR BFTS Ariat Invitational.