So you wanna be a bullfighter?

By KIMBERLY RUBIO

Attendees of the Cactus Jack Foundation’s sixthannual Professional Bull Riding event, set May 4-6 in Uvalde, will have the opportunity to witness American freestyle bullfighters go one-on-one with Spanish fighting bulls. Not to be confused with PBR bullfighters or rodeo clowns, whose job is to protect a rider from a bucking bull, freestyle fighting is a 40-second competition in which the bullfighter is judged on how well he maneuvers around a fighting bull while attempting deathdefying feats such as jumping over the animal.

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