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Jason Belmonte wins highly charged 're-match' with Mike Machuga to stay in winners bracket in pursuit of record fourth USBC Masters title

JEFF RICHGELS | Posted: Friday, February 24, 2017 11:59 pm
Jason Belmonte is trying to become the first bowler to win the USBC Masters four times. Photo by Pro Bowlers Association.
In the era of social media, I’m not sure there has ever been a more highly anticipated bowling match than Jason Belmonte against Mike Machuga in Friday’s third round of the winners bracket at the United States Bowling Congress Masters. Belmonte is inarguably the best 2-handed bowler the world has ever seen and Machuga has made it clear that he thinks the 2-handed style should be illegal. But the rivalry also has a personal side that stems from a key match at the 2013 USBC Masters,...