Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson Partners With Investment Firm To Purchase The XFL

Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, his long-time business partner Dany Garcia, and Cardinale’s RedBird Capital have purchased the XFL. The group reportedly spit the price of $15 million dollars evenly, according to Sportico.com. The Rock has now taken to social media to confirm the news. He also took the time to make a statement on the purchase, saying that… Read More Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson Partners With Investment Firm To Purchase The XFL

Vince McMahon On The XFL Surviving, 20 Potential Buyers Interested In The League

Wrestling Inc has noted earlier at this link, XFL boss Vince McMahon responded to recent claims that he was looking to buy back the league in new bankruptcy court filings. The commiittee of unsecured creditors to the XFL recently objected to the bankruptcy filing, claiming Vince was trying to rig the bankruptcy process as a way to… Read More Vince McMahon On The XFL Surviving, 20 Potential Buyers Interested In The League

Former XFL Commissioner Oliver Luck Files Lawsuit vs. Vince McMahon

Former XFL commissioner Oliver Luck filed a lawsuit against Vince McMahon. Luck cites wrongful termination after the league ceased operations and filed for chapter 11 bankruptcy.  Luck seeks unspecified damages, judggment on fulfilling terms of his deal. Luck’s deal is reportedly worth around $20 million over its lifespan. McMahon’s lawyer says luck’s “allegations will be… Read More Former XFL Commissioner Oliver Luck Files Lawsuit vs. Vince McMahon

XFL Files For Chapter 11 Bankruptcy After Suspending Operations

The XFL’s parent company filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy Monday, the first business day after the league suspended operations and laid off almost all of its employees. The filing, officially made by Alpha Entertainment, listed the XFL with assets and liabilities each in the range of $10 million to $50 million. The largest creditor was… Read More XFL Files For Chapter 11 Bankruptcy After Suspending Operations

Stadium Employee Who Worked XFL Game Tests Positive For Coronavirus

A part-time employee at CenturyLink Field who worked an XFL game between the Seattle Dragons and Dallas Renegades on Feb. 22 has tested positive for the coronavirus, according to a statement from the stadium. Public health officials determined the risk to be low for the 22,060 people who attended the game. The employee “did not… Read More Stadium Employee Who Worked XFL Game Tests Positive For Coronavirus

XFL TV Ratings Suffer Noticeable Drop In Week Two While Attendance Rises

XFL television television ratings fell in week two. However, Ben Fischer of Sports Business Journal noted that attendance for the weekend was up 9.5% to 76,285 fans from the opening weekend because of the strong attendance for the Seattle Dragons opener. In its second week, the XFL averaged 2.06 million viewers between the four games that aired on ABC,… Read More XFL TV Ratings Suffer Noticeable Drop In Week Two While Attendance Rises