Vince McMahon’s XFL hosted a press convention at the moment wherein particulars of the choice soccer league had been revealed, together with the eight cities and stadiums for the inaugural 2020 season.
Those cities and stadiums embrace: Dallas (Globe Life Park in Arlington), Houston (TDECU Stadium), Los Angeles (StubHub Center), New York (MetLife Stadium), Seattle (Century Link Field), St. Louis (The Dome At America’s Center), Tampa Bay (Raymond James Stadium) and Washington D.C. (Audi Field).
Here are 10 issues we all know in regards to the XFL reboot so far:
1) Vince McMahon is the only funding supply for the league. In an interview with ESPN he says, “An opportunity to do it with no companions, strictly funded by me, which might permit me to look within the mirror and say, ‘You had been the one who screwed this up,’ or ‘You made this factor a hit.'”
2) The common season will characteristic 10 video games, adopted by two playoff video games after which the championship.
three) Salaries will probably be decided after the 40-man rosters are shaped, however gamers will earn extra money for profitable. “To me that is widespread sense,” McMahon mentioned, per ESPN. “Everyone in America lives once they carry out, they get a elevate or bonus. That’s capitalism.”
four) The ultimate working time for the video games will probably be two hours. To obtain this, there will probably be no prolonged halftimes in the course of the video games.
5) Political statements, similar to kneeling in the course of the nationwide anthem, will probably be prohibited.
6) “If you’ve any kind of felony document or commit a criminal offense you are not taking part in on this league.” McMahon says even when you have a DUI you’ll not play within the XFL, which doubtless means Johnny Manziel will not be eligible.
7) There will probably be no cheerleaders this time round and nicknames on jerseys will not be allowed both.
eight) Unlike the primary XFL, McMahon will not be concerned with the league’s content material and does not plan to be seen in the course of the league’s video games.
9) There will probably be no crossover with the XFL and WWE expertise.
10) The league will take a look at for PEDs.