J. B. Mauney
James Burton Mauney
January 9, 1987
Mooresville, North Carolina, United States
|Height||5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)|
|Weight||140 lb (64 kg)|
|Spouse(s)||Lexie Wiggly (m. 2012-2015) Samantha Lyne (m. 2016-) |
|Awards||2013 PBR World Champion |
2015 PBR World Champion
2009 PBR World Finals Champion
James Burton "J.B." Mauney (pronounced "Mooh-nee"; born January 9, 1987) is an American professional bull rider on the Professional Bull Riders tour. He won the World Championship in 2013 and 2015.
Mauney is one of only two bull riders to stay on Bushwacker for the full 8 seconds on the Built Ford Tough Series (BFTS), the elite series of Professional Bull Riders competitions, and one of three bull riders to stay on Bushwacker for the full 8 seconds during the bull's career. He is also one of only five riders to get a qualified ride on Asteroid which he accomplished on the BFTS in San Antonio, Texas, in August 2012, for a score of 93.50 points. Asteroid, the 2012 World Champion bull, earned a high score of 46.25 points.
On November 5, 2016 Mauney made PBR history by being the first bull rider to reach the $7 million mark in career earnings.
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- "MAUNEY WINS ROUND 4 OF WORLD FINALS, CLOSES IN ON PACHECO". PBR.
- Mauney family welcomes birth of Jagger Briggs
- Rodeo: J.B. Mauney is at the top of his game, and he's a smoker
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