Former wrestling star Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson mentioned he has acquired the XFL. The 48-year-old Johnson made the announcement Monday on Twitter. The worth reportedly is $15 million. The XFL had eight franchises and performed 5 video games out of a deliberate 10-game schedule earlier than canceling the rest of its season in March due to the COVID-19 pandemic. It drew first rate TV rankings early on and had offers with ESPN and Fox.
The league suspended operations and laid off all of its workers on April 10 and filed for chapter safety on April 13.
Since ending his wrestling profession, Johnson has turned a film star, together with within the “Quick & Livid” and “Jumanji” franchises. Spring soccer is a troublesome problem, because the Alliance of American Soccer came upon in 2019, not lasting a full season, both. A earlier model of the XFL additionally performed one season in 2001.