Mike Rickerman was born in August 1979 and grew up in Knoxville, TN. Mike's western heritage began at an early age, as most of his family and friends were involved in ranching, farming and rodeo. Mike began bullfighting professionally ten years ago and has fought bulls in the elite Built Ford Tough Series of the Professional Bull Riders. Mike has earned his IPRA, APRA, PBR and PRCA bullfighting cards. In his free time, Mike likes to ride, rope, hunt, fish, wakeboard and snowmobile.