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Thank god....

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I better get the XFL thread started.

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Kelvin Benjamin is gonna tear it up, ya dig?

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3 minutes ago, The Jerk said:

Kelvin Benjamin is gonna tear it up, ya dig?

 

Did you mean....eat ‘em up? 

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1 minute ago, Golden Goat said:

Will it last longer than AAF?

Based on the TV deals and McMahon’s wealth they should be able to hit payroll. 

I’ve heard lots of stories of how he had to sell away a lot of his personal stock in WWE to fund this thing. But they got a pretty great tv deal it looks and there should be plenty of coverage 

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5 minutes ago, Rc2catch said:

Based on the TV deals and McMahon’s wealth they should be able to hit payroll. 

I’ve heard lots of stories of how he had to sell away a lot of his personal stock in WWE to fund this thing. But they got a pretty great tv deal it looks and there should be plenty of coverage 


It'll be fascinating to watch. Ironically, McMahon actually saved money selling his stock, at least for the moment. It's been a brutal month for WWE, but they have the Saudi Arabia event coming up, which is huge bucks, and, as you point out, the TV deal announced today.

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The only thing missing from the schedule is the official fail date.  

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I am very interested in tv deal as far as how much is XFL making on contracts? I would bet The XFL is getting basically nothing financially and McMahon is ready to lose big for two years in order to get a fan base. 

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14 hours ago, Rc2catch said:

Based on the TV deals and McMahon’s wealth they should be able to hit payroll. 

I’ve heard lots of stories of how he had to sell away a lot of his personal stock in WWE to fund this thing. But they got a pretty great tv deal it looks and there should be plenty of coverage 

 

The TV Deals bring no revenue into the XFL.  There are no rights fees being paid by the networks, just like with the AAF.  This is pretty standard until the XFL establishes ratings and sustained interest.  Likely a 2 year deal with an opt out after 1.  XFL likely wont see revenue from TV until year 3 at the earliest unless they have a big first season and have an opt out clause to negotiate rights fees for season 2. 

 

TV exposure is vital to any league starting up, so its a great deal still without the rights fees as the networks have agreed to pay for the production which is expensive at about $400,000 per game.  Had the networks not done that, the XFL would be responsible for paying to produce the content too.  

 

Same thing going on with Major League Rugby in years 1 and 2.  It was a 2 year deal with CBS Sports and streaming with ESPN and ATT.  No rights fees, but CBS only paid for the game of the week and all of the playoffs.  Production costs for all other games each week during regular season had to be paid by the home team franchise which cost the franchise about $30k per home game.

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Posted (edited)

Can't/won't Vince just have the games on his wrestling streaming app?  I haven't watched wrestling since the late 90's but that seems like that could keep them viable.

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Football following the super bowl.  No complaints here.  Gives more guys an opportunity to show they can play (or can’t).   I’ll check the rosters and try and pull for a team.  Wish Vegas had a team again

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35 minutes ago, Buffalo Timmy said:

I am very interested in tv deal as far as how much is XFL making on contracts? I would bet The XFL is getting basically nothing financially and McMahon is ready to lose big for two years in order to get a fan base. 

 

Read the article 

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1 hour ago, PromoTheRobot said:

I better get the XFL thread started.

 

I thought there already was one, but I could not find it so I started this new thread. 

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9 minutes ago, Just Jack said:

 

I thought there already was one, but I could not find it so I started this new thread. 

 

Can't we just resurrect the one from the last time the XFL launched?

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Will  ‘The Fabulous Moolah’ be playing?

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The Lingerie League might outlast them all...

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Posted (edited)

Why did the XFL fold the first time? 

Why will it work this time?

I started to like the AAF, too bad it didn't make it!

All past history says the XFL won't make it!  Hope it does and is competitive!

 

Go Bills!

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6 hours ago, Chicken Boo said:

I'm going to take joy in watching McMahon lose his ass on this.

 

You and me both buddy.

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10 hours ago, Mrbojanglezs said:

 

Read the article 

I jad assumed it was same article i had read earlier in day which had no info- that was actually a well written article with pertinent information, who new journalist still did that?

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Hmmm....another (retreaded) crappy pro football league with no network revenue?

 

Why are they scheduling games pas week 8?

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