Eddie Goldman is the host and producer of the No Holds Barred international podcast and the publisher of the No Holds Barred blog.

Subscribe to No Holds Barred
Browse Archives at groups.google.com

Web No Holds Barred

Sunday, May 25, 2014

No Holds Barred: PBR Champ J.B. Mauney, PRCA Champ J.W. Harris, J.W. Hart Teleconference 

On this edition of No Holds Barred, host Eddie Goldman spoke with bull riding champions J.B. Mauney and J.W. Harris, and retired bull rider and current TV personality J.W. Hart, who is putting on the J.W. Hart PBR Challenge.

In this event, Mauney, the defending PBR champion, will go head to head with Harris, the defending PRCA champion.

The J.W. Hart PBR Challenge will take place Saturday, May 31, at the Wise County Fairgrounds in Decatur, Texas. It will be webcast live on PBR Live.

Mauney, from Mooresville, North Carolina, will be riding Asteroid, the number two ranked bull in the PBR world standings. Harris, from Brownwood, Texas, will be riding Shepherd Hills Tested, the number three ranked bull in the PBR world standings. The winner will earn $25,000.

Because this event involves the reigning champions from rival organizations, although this event is just sanctioned by PBR, it is being billed as "'Bout Time - PRCA vs. PBR - J.W. Harris vs. J.B. Mauney".

We spoke with J.B. Mauney, J.W. Harris, and J.W. Hart as part of a PBR media teleconference Friday. The media conference call is presented here in its entirety, along with an introduction.

"J.W. [Hart] called me, and he's offered $25,000 for the winner," said J.B. Mauney. "So one bull, $25,000, I'm in."

"It's not me going against J.B.," said J.W. Harris. "I can't control anything that he does. He's got to go out there and control his own destiny, and I control mine. And hopefully we ride both of them."

"It's really not between them. It's between them and their animal," said J.W. Hart. The fans "just want to see those two guys go at it."

He added, they will "see two champs go against two champion bulls, and let the cards fall where they want to. If that's historical, then we'll ride that wave a little bit. But at the end of the day, it's just guys getting on bulls. And I just want to see the best guy and the best bull win, and let the fans have fun and see what they want to see."

Much more was discussed on the teleconference about the historical importance of this matchup, since the originators of the PBR broke off from the PRCA over 20 years ago. Also discussed was how each rider views this matchup and each other, how it was put together, how they are preparing for their bulls, comparisons between the PBR and PRCA, and much more.

You can play or download No Holds Barred here and here. If one link doesn't work, please try another.

No Holds Barred is also available on mobile phones and iPads through Stitcher.

Also, No Holds Barred is available through iTunes.

The No Holds Barred theme song is called "The Heist", which is also available on iTunes by composer Ian Snow.

No Holds Barred is free to listen to and is sponsored by:

MMA World Expo. The mixed martial arts community comes to New York City July 26 and 27, 2014, for the fifth annual MMA World Expo, featuring the Fighters Source U.S. Nationals amateur MMA tournament, two days of ADCC no-gi and gi grappling tournaments, MMA fighters, seminars with world-class trainers, vendors, panel discussions, catch wrestling competition, and much more. The MMA World Expo takes place Saturday, July 26, and Sunday, July 27, 2014, at the Jacob Javits Center in New York City.

Catch Wrestling Alliance International Invitational: The Rebirth. This invitational event will be held under catch wrestling rules, where you can only win by pin or submission. It will take place Saturday, June 7, in Collins Court in the John Wooden Center on the campus of UCLA in Los Angeles, California. For more information, go to catchwrestlingalliance.com.

American Top Team. Whether you're a beginner or a champion, train with the champions in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, boxing, wrestling, grappling, and mixed martial arts at American Top Team. Check out their web site at http://americantopteam.com/.

Takedown Wrestling Media, America's wrestling TV and radio shows, which are hosted by founder Scott Casber, and have been airing on radio and Internet for over 17 years. Takedown Media produces a weekly TV program seen in 54 million homes in the U.S. on DirecTV, Dish Network, and cable affiliates around the country, called Takedown TV. Takedown Media also produces the weekly USA Wrestling TV show for the governing body of the sport, USA Wrestling. For more information, go to http://takedownradio.com.

Labels: , , , , , , , ,

Links to this post:

Comments: Post a Comment


Post a Comment

0 comments Tweet

This page is powered by Blogger. Isn't yours?

The PodOmatic Podcast Player is available for free at:

  • Google Play
  • App Store
  • No Holds Barred Sponsors

  • Catch Wrestling Alliance
  • Skullz Double-End Bags
  • Links
  • Eddie Goldman Presented Journalism Lifetime Achievement Award -- The Conscience of Combat Sports
  • "The Martist" with John Perretti
  • Catch Wrestling Alliance
  • National Writers Union
  • MMA World Expo
  • Play the Game
  • Kristal Hart Show
  • E-Mail Icon Generator
  • Archives
    Subscribe to the NO HOLDS BARRED Blog Here

  • Google
    Web No Holds Barred

    Google Groups Subscribe to No Holds Barred
    Browse Archives at groups.google.com
    © 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018 Eddie Goldman all rights reserved.