XFL lays off all employees and suspends operations

By Jason Powell, ProWrestling.net Editor (@prowrestlingnet)

Vince McMahon’s XFL reportedly suspended operations and laid off all employees on Friday. The league has not made any official announcements, though ProFootballTalk.com noted that multiple XFL employees have reported the news via social media.

Powell’s POV: XFL officials previously stated that the league would return for the 2021 season, but that no longer appears to be the case. While I was highly skeptical of the league finding success in its second attempt, it seems highly likely that the pandemic played some part in the decision to suspend operations.


Readers Comments (2)

  1. Not that it matters, but they laid off most employees (not ALL employees). Might want to correct your article.

    • I cited the PFT story, which said all in its headline. And after doing a search, there are plenty of NFL reporters listing all. I guess someone has to still be employed to deliver them the news, but it sure looks like it’s only a matter of time.

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