Rodeo Legend JB Mauney Involved in Chute Accident: Watch Video to Learn More


Rodeo Legend JB Mauney Involved in Chute Accident: Watch Video to Learn More

JB Mauney Injured, Bull Rider Wounded in Chute Accident at Rodeo Houston. Keep reading this article to know more about what happened to him, whether he is fine now, and about the Chute Accident in detail.

What happened to JB Mauney?

James Burton Mauney, a professional rodeo cowboy from the United States, was hurt in a tragic accident that occurred last night.

According to sources, Rodeo bullfighter JB Mauney was seriously injured in a chute accident on March 19, 2023, Sunday night at Rodeo Houston. JB Mauney’s friends, family, and supporters are hoping for a speedy recovery from the accident.

A second round of bulls had to be ridden to determine the winner after three other riders were reportedly pushed from the bulls. There was no more information provided. The circumstances of the accident were not disclosed.

Watch this video to learn how the Chute Accident happened:

JB Mauney Biography

James Burton Mauney was born on January 9, 1987, in Charlotte, North Carolina.  Mauney stands 5 feet 10 inches (1.78 m) tall and weighs 140 pounds (64 kg). JB Mauney is well recognized for his work as a bull rider. Of his generation, Mauney is regarded as one of the best bull riders.

His participation on the television program Built Ford Tough, where he faced off against more seasoned bull riders, helped him acquire notoriety. When he was three years old, he started riding bulls, and by the time he was fifteen, he had his own bull.

Initially, he wore a helmet, but as his career progressed, he grew accustomed to wearing a cowboy hat on the field. He earned $7 million throughout his career, becoming the first bull rider to do so.

Professional Life

After joining the PBR in 2005, he switched to the PRCA in 2009.  American bull rider Mauney is a professional rodeo cowboy.  He spent most of his career riding in the Professional Bull Riders (PBR), where he won the world championship in 2013 and 2015.

Also, he briefly participated in the Championship Bull Riding (CBR) circuit, which is no longer in existence.  One of the top bull riders of his day was highly recognized as Mauney. 

With a score of 95.25 points in Tulsa, Oklahoma, in August 2013, he became one of just two bull riders to stay on Bushwacker for the entire eight seconds of the Built Ford Tough Series (BFTS), the PBR’s premier competition. He is also one of only three bull riders to ride Bushwacker for the entire eight seconds of the bull’s career.

He won the PBR World Championship in 2013, the PBR World Finals Event Championship in 2009, and the PBR Rookie of the Year award in 2006.

Injuries to J. B. Mauney

It was the first time in PBR history that a bull rider earned $6 million throughout his career. After sustaining a serious injury in 2017, he underwent surgery to put a screw and 13 anchors in his right arm.

Although making a substantial contribution to the sport, injury has dogged his riding career over the years. He and Justin McBride shared the record for the most televised victories in the PBR’s 26-year history.

He won the World Championships in 2013 and 2015. Mauney additionally won the World Finals in 2009 and 2013.

Personal Life

Lexie Wiggly was JB Mauney’s first spouse; they were wed in 2012. But sadly, their marriage was short-lived, and they divorced in 2015. JB Mauney’s second wife is Samantha Lyne. They were married in 2016.

Anthony Mauney, a boy, and Bella Mauney, a daughter, are his two children (daughter). JB Mauney purchased a home in Stephenville, Texas, at the end of 2020, and his family has since resided there.

Net Worth

As of March 2023, JB Mauney’s net worth is anticipated to be about $6 million. His career as a bull rider contributed to his wealth.

Because of his several illnesses, his income has been rapidly declining in recent years. But he insists that he is not giving up on his career. Mauney is a courageous and powerful man. He claims he won’t give up even if his labor has resulted in several injuries. He says he likes his job because it’s what he likes to do.

He says he hates it when people who aren’t bull riders encourage him to stop, despite friends’ advice to do so. Young people ought to heed his counsel.

Prayers for JB Mauney 

Michael Jackson Show tweeted,

Prayers for JB Mauney! He is ok and talking but this shows how dangerous this sport is. He is a gladiator and my prayers go to him and his family! Love ya, buddy. Hopefully no residual effects from concussion. 

Joshua Zajac tweeted,

Man… if only his spotter was doing his fucking job…. I never cared what the rider said, I always had one hand on the top of the vest in the back and the other across the chest holding the opposite shoulder on the vest. Saved a few guys from this happening

Gail Foster said,

Dam some spotter he had! So sorry pray he is ok, man he is a tough one seen some horrible things over the years!

Sera Morrey said,

Dear Father, please help this man with a speedy recovery. Bless his family with comfort. Give his physicians the ability to heal him and bless their hands with your will while helping him. I say this in Jesus’s name Amen.

Happy_Horse_Girl tweeted,

Prayers up for bull Riding Legend JB Mauney! The bull knocked him out cold in the chute. He was still unconscious when they pulled him out.


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