WWE Chairman Vince McMahon officially announced the relaunch of the XFL through a live streaming press conference on various social media platforms belonging to Alpha Entertainment.
What started as a seemingly random tweet from an obscure right-wing blogger has become one of the most unlikely sports stories of 2018 as Vince McMahon and co. look to right the wrongs of a failed football league.
McMahon was adamant that he would be taking a backseat role to XFL operations, saying he planned on hiring executive and professionals who “really knew what they were doing.”
So how did we get here? Where did this all come from? Will the second time be a charm? Here’s a timeline of events that led to the rebirth of the XFL.
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