It will be called the XFL, the same name of the league McMahon and NBC tried for one season in 2001, but it won't rely on flashy cheerleaders and antics as its predecessor did, he said. Describing the revival as "professional football, re-imagined", he stated that the league will return to our screens in late January/early February 2020, with 8 teams playing 10 regular season games, followed by a two-week post-season period.
As for which cities will actually take part in the XFL, the press release said the selection of cities will take place over the coming months, and a mix of major and mid-major markets in all regions of the US are possibilities.
McMahon also said that the XFL will not be too political and denied any involvement of President Trump endorsing the league.
"I think the most important thing we learned with the older XFL is the quality of the play", he said. "In the XFL, even if you have a DUI, you will not play in the XFL", McMahon said.
He also mentioned there will be rules and regulations, but wasn't clear if players will face fines if they do not stand for the national anthem.
McMahon announced the news during a press conference through his new company Alpha Entertainment, which will run the football league completely separate from McMahon's WWE wrestling promotion.
It looks like Vince McMahon is ready to announce his plans for a new professional football league.
"We're gonna go where the fans want to go", McMahon said of the criteria for franchise cities.
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McMahon is planning on bringing back the XFL in 2020, he said in a press conference on Thursday. "Even if ratings go down, there's no denying that live sports rights continue to be valuable and continue to deliver".
- The broadcast specifics are yet to be determined, but are exploring customized feeds for games to give fans what they want.
The XFL recently returned to pop-culture discussion due to ESPN's30 for 30 documentary This Was the XFL.
Get ready for the most extreme news you'll read all day: The WWE is bringing back the XFL. McMahon said no such criminal behavior will be tolerated in his league.
Johnny Manziel is not welcome in the reboot of the XFL. Instead this version of the XFL - XFL 2.0, if you will - wants to be fan-focused and innovate changing the way America's most popular sport is played. "It won't be me", McMahon said.
A DESIRE THAT NEVER LEFT: McMahon said he has been thinking about relaunching the XFL since '01, when he reluctantly shut down the league's first version.
The original XFL launched in 2001 as a joint venture between NBC and WWE, existing for one season. "We have a lot of question for you, and we are going to listen".
While that sounds like a ton of money (and it is) Vince's recent transaction only accounts for less than 5% of WWE's shares.
My time here lasted more than I thought, seven and a half spectacular seasons with a fantastic group in the dressing room. The parties have already agreed on the transfer of the 33-year-old football player.
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