Tuff Hedeman Returns to El Paso Coliseum For 17th Straight Year
Tuff Hedeman is a name that's synonymous with bull riding. He's a 4 time World Champion in bull riding, a ProRoder Hall of Famer and he will be returning to El Paso in 2022.
Richard Neele, aka Tuff Hedeman was born in El Paso back in 1963 & has become of the most biggest names in the world of bull riding. He is considered one of the greatest, if not THE GREATEST bull rider that has ever lived. He's been in the sport of bull riding for over 30 years winning the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association (PCRA) championship back in 1986, 1989 & 1991; as well as winning the 1993 Bull Riders Only championship. But the most prestigious championship he's ever won was the 1995 Professional Bull Riders (PBR) championship. He later became the president of the PBR, the President & Ambassador of Championship Bull Riding (CBR) & later formed his own organization: the Tuff Hedeman Bull Riding Tour (THBRT).
Tuff Hedeman has been performing in El Paso since 2005 & you can hear from Tuff himself talking about his accomplishments including winning the 1995 championship, his close friend Lane Frost, as well as his clashes with the infamous bucking bull...Bodacious:
Tuff's tradition of performing in El Paso will continue in 2022: February 5th at the El Paso County Coliseum. 24 riders & 40 bulls all competing in a three-round tournament-style sudden death format, concluding in a final 4 man round.
The Tailgate Party will be from 5pm til 7pm & the show starts at 8pm. After the show there will be an after party at Whiskey Dicks, 1580 George Dieter Dr.
You can see all the dates for Tuff Hedeman's Bull Riding 2022 tour on Tuff's website & you can get your tickets for the February 5th El Paso show on Ticketmaster's website or at the Coliseum Box Office.