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Guilherme Marchi (born July 22, 1982) is a Brazilian professional bull rider on the Professional Bull Riders Built Ford Tough Series tour. He debuted late in the 2004 BFTS season, qualifying for his first-ever PBR World Finals and finishing 41st in the world. After finishing in the runner-up position for the PBR World Championship in three consecutive years, he won his first title in 2008. Statistically, Marchi is one of the most consistent riders on the tour, and he is a key member of the Brazilian PBR family of bull riders on the Built Ford Tough Series.

In 2005, Guilherme Marchi was the biggest threat to Justin McBride’s dream of being the PBR World Champion. McBride won, Marchi came in second, however, he was the PBR World Finals event winner that year. In 2006, Marchi once again failed to win when fellow Brazilian Adriano Moraes came from behind to claim the PBR World Championship, with Marchi placing second. Yet again, in 2007, Marchi finished the season in the number two position behind Justin McBride at the PBR Finals in Las Vegas.

In 2008, he dominated the PBR circuit, riding nearly 75% of his bulls, winning five events, and earning over $1.5 million (nearly three times as much as any other PBR rider) on his way to his first PBR season crown.

Marchi’s nickname is “Hollywood,” because of his movie star looks. He is 5 feet 9 inches (1.75 m) tall and weighs 180 lb. He is from Leme, São Paulo and is of Italian descent on his father's side. He currently resides in Ferris, Texas, USA. He is a right-handed rider. His career PBR earnings are just over $4 million. His special interests include soccer, team roping, and surfing.

Marchi is currently sponsored by Stanley Tools, DeWalt Tools, Monster Energy Drinks and Wrangler Jeans & Shirts.

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33 news items

 
Huntsville Item
Fri, 18 Apr 2014 21:56:46 -0700

Two-time world champion Silvano Alves earned $18,675 after finishing second in Billings. Alves is ranked sixth in the Ford Series world title race with 4,310.87 points. Guilherme Marchi, the 2008 world champion, is ranked No. 1 with 5,691.68, and ...
 
RFD-TV
Tue, 15 Apr 2014 06:30:00 -0700

Guilherme Marchi remained in the No. 1 position in the world standings. Hork Dog roping. Last week in Las Vegas, Nev., the best open team ropers gathered for the acclaimed Hork Dog backyard team roping. The payout was big this year - $103,000. Familiar ...
 
LubbockOnline.com
Wed, 16 Apr 2014 22:42:13 -0700

Guilherme Marchi, the 2008 world champion, is ranked No. 1 with 5,691.68, and Fabiano Vieira is No. 2 with 5,550. A versatile cowboy. While competing at the National Cutting Horse Association Super Stakes on April 11 at Fort Worth's Will Rogers ...
 
Billings Gazette
Sun, 13 Apr 2014 17:17:06 -0700

... Brazil; Jordan Hupp, Stephenville, Texas; Markus Mariluch, Elko, Nev.; Dakota Louis, Browning; Ryan Dirteater, Hulbert, Okla.; Kody Lostroh, Longmont, Colo.; L.J. Jenkins, Porum, Okla.; Guilherme Marchi, Brazil; Ty Pozzobon, Merritt, BC; Tanner ...
 
Billings Gazette
Fri, 11 Apr 2014 23:01:37 -0700

No scores — Markus Mariluch, Elko, Nev.; Claudio Crisostomo, Lopes da Silva, Brazil; Gage Gay, Staley, N.C.; Brady Sims, Holt, Mo.; Stormy Wing, Dalhart, Texas; Ryan Dirteater, Hulbert, Okla.; Valdiron de Oliveir, Palestina, Brazil; Guilherme Marchi ...
 
Pueblo Chieftain
Fri, 11 Apr 2014 04:03:45 -0700

Monster, which joins Stanley Black & Decker as a major sponsor of the Brazil tour, also is a supporter of the Pueblo-based PBR's Built Ford Tough Series and the bull rider team that includes Brazil stars Guilherme Marchi and Robson Palermo. “Bull ...
 
Tulsa Native American Times
Thu, 10 Apr 2014 09:41:15 -0700

Palm Springs of Wolf Creek Cattle Co/Cantankerous, LLC captured the Salem National Lease High-Marked Bull title of the event for his 45.50-point score after bucking off 2008 PBR World Champion Guilherme Marchi in 6.22 seconds during the ...
 
Marketwired (press release)
Tue, 08 Apr 2014 05:00:00 -0700

Eight PBR World Champions, including five of the past eight, have been Brazilians -- Silvano Alves (2011, 2012), Renato Nunes (2010), Guilherme Marchi (2008), Ednei Caminhas (2002) and Adriano Moraes (1994, 2001, 2006). About the Professional Bull ...
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