“World Champion”: Rodeo Icon Cassio Dias Sparks Frenzy Among Fans After Unleash the Beast Performance

Published 12/11/2023, 2:15 PM EST

Follow Us

The Unleash the Beast Tour saw a showdown in St. Louis, Missouri, last weekend. The best of the best went up against the best of the beasts in a bull-riding showdown. 22-year-old rookie Cassio Dias claimed the number-one spot, leaving legends like Sage Kimzey and Caden Bunch on his trail and earning the World No. 1 ranking.

America’s Favorite Video Today

And as the third round of the UTB concluded in Johnstown, Pennsylvania, once more, the Brazilian showed his dominance in the arena. But this time, he not only won the title again but also conquered hearts.

Cassio Dias conquers the beast in UTB again

ADVERTISEMENT

Article continues below this ad

In a post by PBR on Instagram, the organization shared a glimpse of the thrilling round of the third PBR Unleash the Beast event in Johnstown, Pennsylvania. The video showcased the impressive performance of the Kansas City Outlaws’ Cassio Dias, who secured his second UTB win with a flawless 2-for-2. After earning 89.25 points on the first night on Friday and 86.25 points on Sunday afternoon, he claimed his spot in the championship round.

 

View this post on Instagram

 

A post shared by PBR (@pbr)

Facing the formidable world number 28-ranked bull, Cy Young, in the championship round, Dias treated the crowd to an electrifying ride.  Showcasing immense talent, he earned a massive 91.75 points, winning the event. The adrenaline-pumping video soon went viral, with fans of the 22-year-old gushing in with countless likes and words of praise.

Trending

Get instantly notified of the hottest stories via Google! Click on Follow Us and Tap the Blue Star.

Follow Us

 Bull riding community left in awe 

The comment section buzzed with excitement from fans of the world’s No. 1 Dias and in awe of the spectacle he put up with Cy Young. One fan commented, “That was a heck of a ride.” While another fan wrote, “Fenômeno” with countless claps and fire emojis, which translates to “Phenomenon”.

ADVERTISEMENT

Article continues below this ad

One person even said “Futuro campeão mundial,” which means “Future world champion,” hoping the 22-year-old would claim the title soon. Another even wrote, “Eye spy, another win by our current world number 1, congratulations @cassio_dias_barbosa,” highlighting Dias’s massive win at St. Louis last weekend.

“Couldn’t Live With Myself”: Sage Kimzey Unveils Ambitious Priorities Beyond Chasing an 8th PBR Gold Buckle

ADVERTISEMENT

Article continues below this ad

As the UTB continues, the next stop of the PBR’s Unleash the Beast Tour will be held at SNHU Arena in Manchester on December 15 and 16, 2023, and fans await more such showdowns from the icon Cassio Dias. 

Watch this story: Bull Riding Champion Sparks the Arena, Dominating Center Stage as the Lone Star Shines

SHARE THIS ARTICLE :

ADVERTISEMENT

Written by:

Christaline Meyers

935Articles

One take at a time

Hello there! I'm Christaline Meyers, a Olympics Sports Writer for Essentially Sports. As an ardent lover of the sporting world, I've found my home in the dazzling world of Gymnastics, where elegance meets athleticism in gravity-defying routines. But my passion doesn't stop there; I'm a sports enthusiast with a taste for the wild waves of surfing, the adrenaline rush of Alpine Skiing, and the street-smart moves of skateboarding.
Show More>

Edited by:

Sampurna Pal

ADVERTISEMENT

ADVERTISEMENT

EDITORS' PICK

America’s Favorite Video Today