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Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson Buys XFL For $15M

  • Category sports
  • Definition HD
  • Resolution 1280 x 720
  • Duration 00:01:34
  • Year 2020
  • Language English

Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson Buys XFL For $15M

Actor and former WWE star, Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson, has bought the XFL for roughly $15 million. The purchase was made together with his ex-wife Dany Garcia, and private investment firm RedBird Capital Partners. "With pride and gratitude for all that I’ve built with my own two hands, I plan to apply these callouses to the XFL," Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson. The professional American football league originally ran for a single season back in 2001. It was set up by World Wrestling Entertainment’s chairman Vince McMahon. McMahon invested $200 million in restarting the league in 2020. However, the XFL was unable to survive after the COVID-19 pandemic shut down professional sports earlier in the year. The league saw an average of 3 million viewers in its first week, a number that had halved by the time it was shut down. The XFL’s new owners have not said when they plan to restart the league. This is a Hollywood ending to our sale process, and it is an exciting new chapter for the league, Jeffrey Pollack, XFL’s president

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