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The XFL’s first eight franchise locations have been revealed!

As we approach the start of 2019, that means we’re just over a year away from the relaunch of the new XFL, brought back to life by Vince McMahon’s Alpha Entertainment.





The 10-week opening season that’s tentatively scheduled for January or February 2020 has seen competition on multiple fronts, including for host cities for their franchises (read about that here). Today, the league held a big press conference to reveal its first eight franchises and their locations, however team nicknames have yet to be determined:

    • New York franchise: East Rutherford, New Jersey – MetLife Stadium (Home of NFL’s New York Jets & New York Giants)
    • Dallas franchise: Arlington, Texas – Globe Life Park (Home of MLB’s Texas Rangers)
    • Houston franchise: Houston, Texas – TDECU Stadium (Home of University of Houston Cougars)
    • Los Angeles franchise: Carson, California – StubHub Center (Home of MLS’ Los Angeles Galaxy)
    • St. Louis franchise: St. Louis, Missouri – The Dome at America’s Center (Former home of the NFL’s St. Louis Rams)
    • Seattle franchise: Seattle, Washington – CenturyLink Field (Home of NFL’s Seattle Seahwawks & MLS’ Seattle Sounders FC)
    • Tampa Bay: Tampa, Florida – Raymond James Stadium (Home of NFL’s Tampa Bay Buccaneers)
    • Washington D.C.: Buzzard Point, Washington D.C. – Audi Field (Home of MLS’ DC United)





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WWE News: NXT Live Event Results From Venice, Florida (12/8/18)

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Results from the other NXT Live Event last night in Florida!

Last night while a portion of the WWE NXT roster featuring the brand’s champions and top Superstars were in action for a Live Event in St. Paul, Minnesota (find the results here), another portion containing more of the newer talent and Performance Center recruits continued their own weekend tour.





Following Friday night’s action in Fort Pierce (check those results out here), things moved along to Venice with a lineup that featured War Raiders back in tag team action, Keith Lee partnering with The Street Profits to take on The Forgotten Sons, in addition to Nikki Cross versus Deonna Purrazzo and more. Below are the results:

  • Oney Lorcan & Danny Burch defeated Mansoor Al-Shehail & Rick Boog
  • Xia Li defeated Vanessa Borne
  • Babatunde defeated Fabian Aichner
  • Aliyah & Reina Gonzalez defeated Jessie Elaban & MJ Jenkins
  • Shane Thorne defeated Riddick Moss
  • War Raiders defeated Brennan Williams & Punishment Martinez
  • Nikki Cross defeated Deonna Purrazzo
  • Keith Lee & The Street Profits defeated The Forgotten Sons

Results c/o Fightful





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WWE News: NXT Live Event Results From St. Paul, Minnesota (12/8/18)

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Results from NXT’s Live Event in St. Paul, Minnesota!

As we’ve noted, the WWE NXT roster has been divided up this weekend with some of the fresher faces staying home in Florida while the majority of the top Superstars have been north in Wisonsin and Minnesota.





After Friday night’s show in Green Bay (check out the results here), last night’s card a TakeOver: War Games II rematch as The Velveteen Dream challenged Tommaso Ciampa for the NXT Championship. Plus, Kairi Sane looked to recapture the NXT Women’s Title from Shayna Baszler, The Undisputed Era in a 6-Man Tag and much more. Below are the results:

  • Matt Riddle defeated Kassius Ohno
  • Jessamyn Duke defeated Candice LeRae
  • Bobby Fish defeated Humberto Carrillo
  • Dominik Dijakovic defeated Kona Reeves
  • Aleister Black defeated Johnny Gargano
  • Ricochet & Heavy Machinery defeated The Undisputed Era (Adam Cole, Kyle O’Reilly & Roderick Strong)
  • NXT Women’s Title: Kairi Sane defeated Shayna Baszler by DQ
  • NXT Title: Tommaso Ciampa retained over The Velveteen Dream

Results c/o WrestleZone





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