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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 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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Allentown Morning Call

Allentown Morning Call
Mon, 08 Jun 2015 18:18:45 -0700

Professional Bull Riders stars scheduled to compete include current champion Silvano Alves and former champions J.B. Mauney, Renato Nunes, Guilherme Marchi and Mike Lee, along with fan favorites L.J. Jenkins, Ryan Dirteater (this season's top rookie), ...
 
Stanly News & Press
Thu, 11 Jun 2015 09:18:45 -0700

Fan favorites and North Carolina natives 2013 PBR World Champion J.B. Mauney and Gage Gay are both scheduled to compete as well as four other World Champions, including Mike Lee (2004), Guilherme Marchi (2008), Renato Nunes (2010) and ...

WDRB

WDRB
Fri, 05 Jun 2015 05:22:30 -0700

3), and 2008 PBR World Champion Guilherme Marchi (No. 7). In 2015 the BDVT Finals will also include the top competitors from the PBR's international tours, PBR Australia, PBR Brazil, PBR Canada and PBR Mexico. These international stars will be ...

People Magazine

People Magazine
Fri, 04 Jan 2013 12:45:28 -0800

Guilherme Marchi. Bull Stock Media. Luke Snyder. Bull Stock Media. J.B. Mauney. Bull Stock Media. Silvano Alves. Bull Stock Media. Douglas Duncan. Bull Stock Media. By Rennie Dyball. 01/04/2013 AT 03:30 PM EST. The bulls are back in town – and ...

KTVQ Billings News

KTVQ Billings News
Mon, 13 Apr 2015 13:15:00 -0700

NAMPA, Idaho – A 3-for-3 performance at Namps's PBR Built Ford Tough Series event in Idaho has earned Guilherme Marchi his second BFTS win of the season. Marchi rode all four of the bulls he faced during the weekend, including his 15/15 Bucking Battle ...

Globo.com

Globo.com
Mon, 08 Jun 2015 03:59:01 -0700

É maravilhoso ver meu ídolo (Guilherme Marchi) e montar com ele”, disse emocionado o campeão. Na etapa, o melhor touro também é premiado pela PBR. O animal Três Namoradas da Companhia Europinho Sollos, foi o melhor da etapa com a nota de 44 ...

TodoDia

TodoDia
Sun, 14 Jun 2015 19:26:15 -0700

Na final, Gonçalves competiu contra Guilherme Marchi, campeão mundial em 2008 que já acumula cerca de US$ 5 milhões em prêmios. Antes da última etapa da noite, o campeão competiu com Cristiano Cunha, com quem empatou, e teve de refazer a ...
 
NewsOK.com
Fri, 24 Jul 2009 20:50:59 -0700

Guilherme Marchi: I lived an hour and a half from Sao Paulo, a little town. The bull riding in Brazil has grown a lot because the PBR is there, too. I'm very proud about ... the bull riding over there right now. JC: When did you first start riding? GM ...
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