Reports: WWE’s Vince McMahon could be close to announcing the revival of the XFL


Everyone remembers when WWE’s Vince McMahon walked out onto the field to introduce his brand of football. With a fierce and raspy voice that would be suitable for a wrestling promo, he declared: “Thiiiiiiis iiiiiiiis the XFL!”

Well, multiple reports suggest that McMahon has been working on tuning up his vocal cords and once again announcing the return of the XFL.

In fact, that could come in a little more than a month from now.

WWE released a statement to about the reports that its chairman and CEO was looking to reignite the old professional football league.

“Vince McMahon has established and is personally funding a separate entity from WWE, Alpha Entertainment, to explore investment opportunities across the sports and entertainment landscapes, including professional football,” the WWE statement said. “Mr. McMahon has nothing further to announce at this time.”

Nothing is confirmed as to the return of the XFL at this time, but it’s certainly worth monitoring.

The XFL’s only season came in 2001 before it collapsed and operations ended in May of that same year. It consisted of eight teams in Orlando New York, Chicago, Birmingham, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Memphis and Las Vegas.

The last game that was played was the “Million Dollar Game” in which the Los Angeles Outlaws defeated the San Francisco Demons, 38-6, in the Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles on April 21.

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