Why did the XFL fold again?

August 15, 2019 Off By idswater

Why did the XFL fold again?

XFL owner Vince McMahon, who’s also the chairman and CEO of the WWE [World Wrestling Entertainment] reportedly decided to shut down the league after talking with the WWE board. The bankruptcy filing lists the top creditor owed money as the St. Louis Sports Commission….at $1.6 million.

Will XFL be back?

The XFL plans on returning in the spring of 2022, but there is a lot that the league will have to accomplish in 2021 for that to happen. The XFL is returning in 2022, but there are many different factors in play and a lot of work that needs to be accomplished between now and then.

Why did the XFL go out of business?

It puts it failure squarely at the door of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic as the reason as to why the XFL folded. “With the league shuttered and no games being played (or revenue being generated), the COVID-19 pandemic left the XFL facing near-term liquidity issues.

Why was the last season of the XFL cancelled?

On 15th March, the league announced that a player for the Seattle Dragons had actually tested positive for COVID-19 and five days later the league season was cancelled. It puts it failure squarely at the door of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic as the reason as to why the XFL folded.

When is the championship game of the XFL?

In 2019, the XFL even partnered with The Spring League, a football development league, to test out its new rules before kickoff in 2020. On Saturday 8th February, XFL 2.0 kicked off with an eight team league, culminating in the Championship game on 26th April, which was due to be played in the TDECU Stadium in Houston, Texas.

When does the second season of the XFL start?

The second iteration of the Xtreme Football League (XFL), the brainchild of WWE head honcho Vince McMahon, came to a shuddering halt on 13th April 2020. The XFL failed again.

Why did the XFL have so many problems?

The original XFL had a host of problems but with the XFL 2.0 it really looked like the league could become a viable professional football organisation behind the NFL. McMahon, of course, has faced up to failure previously, with WWE very nearly being blitzed out of existence by Ted Turner’s World Championship Wrestling (WCW) in the mid-90s.

On 15th March, the league announced that a player for the Seattle Dragons had actually tested positive for COVID-19 and five days later the league season was cancelled. It puts it failure squarely at the door of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic as the reason as to why the XFL folded.

The second iteration of the Xtreme Football League (XFL), the brainchild of WWE head honcho Vince McMahon, came to a shuddering halt on 13th April 2020. The XFL failed again.

How did Vince McMahon come up with the XFL?

When Vince McMahon proposed it and made the news of the XFL coming, he didn’t even have players, coaches, teams, stadiums, or support staff ready at all. He didn’t even have a rule book for the organization-nothing. He only allowed himself one year to plan all of this from the time he made the announcement until the time he debut it.