Bull rider missed most of last season with injuries. It was his first UTB victory since 2017.
The event at Madison Square Garden concludes on Saturday.
Two-time world titlist from Volborg ended his 2021 season early due to injuries.
The Brazilian superstar, who captured his second straight win at the Metra this season, was a perfect six-for-six to win the World Finals.
Pacheco, the 2018 world champ, gains ground on defending titlist Jose Vitor Leme, although Leme is second in the aggregate.
Cowboy has scored 88 and 89.25 points in first two rounds of event and is tied with two other bull riders for the lead.
Defending world champion Jose Vitor Leme placed sixth in the opening round. Eli Vastbinder was the first-round winner.
Bull rider's groin is still bothersome and he hopes to come back strong next year PBR.com reports.
As the crowd cheered for world standings leader after another 90-point ride to conclude the event, Leme winced as he suffered a right groin injury.
With two straight runner-up finishes, Oregon native keeps on moving up the standings.
Dougherty has family roots in Billings.
Brazilian superstar bull rider wins Billings PBR Unleash The Beast tour stop for a second consecutive year.
Chase Dougherty has family roots in Billings.
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