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Ready to count to 8? The PBR returns this weekend to the CLA

Tyler Ryan speaks with Professional Bull Rider Venn Johns about his career in 8 seconds

  COLUMBIA SC (WOLO) – The family excitement of professional bull riding returns to the Colonial Life Arena Saturday, as the Pendleton Whisky Velocity Tour comes to town, for the second time in series history. Tyler Ryan learned more about the tour, and one of its stars, Venn Johns, who shared his journey to professional bull riding, after finding success as…

Meet LaNeisha Vinson the 2018 IMMAF World Champion

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WOLO) – The first female World IMMAF Champion is a native of the Midlands. The World Championships took place in the Kingdom of Bahrain in partnership with the UFC. There were 54 national teams represented and over 370 athletes from around the world at the event that took place November 12-19. LaNeisha Vinson fought four times over five…

Kimbo Slice Dies at Age 42

Professional mixed martial artist Kimbo Slice, 42, has died, Bellator MMA confirmed. Slice had been hospitalized Monday for undisclosed reasons near his home in South Florida, according to Coral Springs police, who had been dispatched to his residence to prevent a potential gathering outside. Slice, birth name Kevin Ferguson, was a former backyard brawler and Internet sensation. He was signed…