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RedBird Capital Partners under Dwayne Johnson seeks to buy XFL
RedBird Capital Partners under Dwayne Johnson seeks to buy XFL
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RedBird Capital Partners has announced its agreement to buy the XFL football league. The league has gone bankrupt before and the deal is still pending bankruptcy court approval.

Following the announcement of the deal the sale auction for the XFL has been cancelled. The acquisition is lead by Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson who has stated that "the acquisition of the XFL with my talented partners, Dany Garcia and Gerry Cardinale, is an investment for me that’s rooted deeply in two things: My passion for the game and my desire to always take care of the fans".