Vince McMahon, Chairman and CEO of the WWE (World Wrestling Entertainment) sold $100m in his stake in the WWE to fund Alpha Entertainment LLC to explore sports and entertainment opportunities including professional football. Alpha registered trademarks including 'XFL' and an announcement on 25th January 2018 said that the new league would return in 2020, and is a new league and the predecessor to the original XFL launched in 2001, and a possible start in January/February to fill the gap not currently filled by the CFL, College Football and NFL. The AAF will be its main rival, if it make sit to its second season.
Updated: 04 June 2018