The Rock and his investor partners bought the XFL and people should have expected great things. Practically everything Dwayne Johnson touches is amazing and the XFL surprised everyone with a landmark deal today.
Vince McMahon was the orginal mind behind the XFL, but the league only lasted one season over twenty years ago. The league’s big 2020 rebirth was then squashed by a pandemic that made live sports impossible. The XFL is getting one more breath of life thanks to The Great One.
The XFL signed a multi-year deal with Disney. This huge deal was announced during the Disney Upfronts today. This will see games on Disney+, ABC, FX, and ESPN. Obviously, this is amazing exposure for a league that doesn’t even have a full team roster announced yet.
We’re making it official! We’ve formed a multi-year agreement w/ @WaltDisneyCo & @ESPN, who will have exclusive broadcast rights for all 2023–2027 game day content, tentpole events & more.
Each season’s 43 games will be aired & streamed across ABC, ESPN, and FX. #DisneyUpfront22
Live sports has incredible value attached and the XFL proved that with this blockbuster announcement. Now fans can gear up for the XFL by subscribing to Disney+, because they have 43 games to look forward to once the revamped league opens their doors next year.
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