WWE Chairman and CEO Vince McMahon, who created the new Alpha Entertainment entity late last year, announced on Thursday afternoon that the XFL would be returning in 2020.
The football league, which had its inaugural season in 2001 and ended after only one season, will be returning with a new approach in two years according to McMahon.
McMahon held a live call with members of the media on Thursday.
You can check out highlights below via our tweets below as we covered the call live.
You can watch the entire announcement below.