Dennis C. Borba
"teaching the art of bullfighting"
Dennis Borba, bullfighter, rejoneador, ganadero, stuntman, stunt coordinator


Matador Borba has been featured in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, History Channel's Top Gear USA, and now on ABC's Nightline show. And we have not mentioned all the roles he has played in motion pictures (including Jackass 2) You can watch the full episode of the ABC episode on the bullfighting school by clicking the player below. For all other press and videos we invite you to visit our press and motion picture web pages.

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Matador Borba's comeback to the bullfighting rings came as two corridas in California. On July 1st, 6bulls from Frank V. Borba and sons for Alberto Conde (horse bullfighter), Dennis Borba (matador), Victor Manuel Blazquez (matador) and Francisco Damas (novillero). On Friday, June 24th 2011 at 8:00 PM. At the Campo Pequeno Plaza / Portuguese Hall in Tracy, CA. Fighting 6 bulls from Frank V. Borba and Sons ganaderia.Cavaleiro (horse bullfighter) Alberto Conde from Portugal, matador Dennis Borba from California, matador Victor Manuel Blazquez from Spain. Also, forcados amadores de Merced and the Azores Band of Escalon.

Bullfight matador Borba, cavaleiro Conde, matador Blazquez and novillero Francisco Damas California bullfights with Dennis Borba

Dennis Borba was on the set for the Hemingway & Gellhorn movie by HBO (not yet released). The movie is directed by Philip Kaufman and stars Nicole Kidman, Clive Owen and Molly Parker. Here are some pictures from the set, on the left you can see matador Borba with actor Saverio Guerra who does some bullfighting related acting in the movie; on the right you can see Clive Owen who plays Ernest Hemingway.

Borba and actor Guerra Clive Owen

Hemingway and Gellhorn, Owen and Kidman

Dennis Borba was on the movie set during 2006, coordinating stunts that involved bulls crashing through windows and into swimming pools.The sequel to the 2002 movie Jackass stars Johnny Knoxville and Bam Margera.Released in September, 2006.

Borba as Stunt coordinator for Jackass 2

Dennis Borba with Robin Witshire, renowned animal trainer. Here on the set for a Merril Lynch TV spot.

Borba with Robin Wiltshire

Fighting bulls at Borba's ranchLocated on the central valley of northern California, matador de toros Dennis Borba with over 20 years experience provides you with various types of interactions; whether you want to learn the art of toreo, looking for an expert on livestock and stunts for motion picture, purchasing rodeo livestock, purchasing pure bred lusitano horses or any other activity that might involve bullfighting and rodeo.

Claudia Schiffer and the MatadorDennis Borba has been in the bullfighting environment as early as his childhood, his father Frank Borba founded the first fighting bull ranch with pure bred stock from Mexico. He has participated in bullfights in Mexico, Portugal, Peru, Costa Rica and the US.

Luciana Borba showing Paiol (Lusitano horse)It is this background that gives rise to the only bullfighting school in California run by an American matador. People of all ages and nationalities come together to learn and apply skills in toreo de salon and tientas held all throughout the year.

Dennis with the White Strips rock bandFurthermore, in the motion picture world, matador Borba has worked as a stunt coordinator for Jackass 2, consultant for the White Stripes rock ban for their "Conquest" music video, double for Kiefer Sutherland in "Cowboy UP" and for Oliver Martinez in "Bullfighter" movies. In the rodeo scene, famous bucking bulls have come out of the Dennis & Luciana herd, some of them include "Oscar" and "Anaconda".

We invite you to look around our website and learn more about the matador, ganadero and rejoneador Dennis Borba. Whatever your interest with the bullfighting, horse world is, we would be happy to help you in any way possible.

Finally, we leave you with this video by Honey Anne Haskin (Alma Torera Productions) giving an overview of the Dennis Borba Bullfight School:






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