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Red Bull X Fighters Returns to NBC!

That’s right, the Red Bull X Fighters Series has its own TV special heading your way this weekend. Be sure to tune in or set your DVR for the 90 minute special on the killer FMX jumps that went down here in 2017. It’s going to be a feast for the senses! This Saturday @ 3pm EST – it’s on!

For the last 16 years, the Plaza de Toros de Las Ventas has been the venue for the ultimate competition in FMX and plays host again in 2017. The riders, who both savor and rave about the hothouse atmosphere in Madrid, compete against each other in front of a panel of distinguished judges and the enthusiastic crowd of over 23,000.

Published on Jul 11, 2017

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Get the lowdown on how Levi Sherwood wrote a new chapter in FMX history with the first no-handed double backflip – and much more.

There is no more iconic location in the world of FMX… The Plaza de Toros de Las Ventas in Madrid, Spain. This historic bullfighting ring brings the biggest stars in the sport together. Why? Primarily, to battle it out and kick off the 16th year of X-Fighters. But also to thrill the crowd!

Levi Sherwood, double backflip at Red Bull X-Fighters 2017.


Red Bull X-Fighters always attracts freestyle motocross’ best riders with the 2017 edition attracting stars like Levi Sherwood, Josh Sheehan and Taka Higashino to compete for the biggest prize in FMX.

This Saturday, a 90-minute special on X-Fighters airs on NBC at 3 p.m. EST. Basically, it’s part of the Red Bull Signature Series. Furthermore, it’s a collection of the most innovative and progressive events in action sports. So, yeah- you want to tune into this one! For sure!!

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Chris Leahy
CL has been blogging it up for BTO Sports since the days when Bob "Hurricane" Hannah ruled the motocross roost. In fact, his guerilla-style coverage of the now-infamous "Massacre at Saddleback" is now considered one of the great MX blogs of all time. Enjoy the blogs, folks- that's the whole idea!

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