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Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson Buys Pro Football League For $15M

Looks like Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson has more in common with his ambitious “Ballers” character, Spencer Strasmore than viewers thought. Announced Monday, an investor group — that includes the former WWE wrestler — has purchased the XFL for about $15 million, according to ESPN . The professional league, previously owned by WWE Chairman Vince McMahon, has had some difficulty finding a new owner after filing for bankruptcy earlier this year. Although scheduled for auction, Johnson along with his business partner — Dany Garcia and RedBird Capital Partners — have acquired the XFL. With my trail blazing partner @DanyGarciaCo & Red Bird Capital, we have acquired the XFL. With gratitude & passion I’ve built a career with my own two hands and will apply these callouses to our @xfl2020 brand. Excited to create something special for the fans! #XFL #fullcircle — Dwayne Johnson (@TheRock) August 3, 2020 “The acquisition of the XFL with my talented partners, Dany Garcia...

Aug 3, 2020