Dwayne Johnson’s grand plan to create the NFL’s greatest contender falls in hot water even before the first season

Dwayne Johnson aims to make the XFL the next big football league in the United States of America. We’ve seen him change the structure of this league to make it different from the NFL and more popular with the fans.

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When XFL revealed the official logo, Sue Bird, co-founder of TOGETHXR, claimed that the league had a logo similar to theirs. She posted the same on her Twitter tagging XFL and The Rock. Bird said, Well, doesn’t that sound familiar 🧐🥸 @XFL2023 @togethxr @TheRock”.

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However, with Johnson poised to take XFL to the next level, there seems to be a stumbling block. TOGETHXR filed a lawsuit against the XFL football league over the “X” logo, which was revealed on April 6, 2022.

TMZ Sports confirmed the news of the lawsuit. According to the lawsuit, TOGETHERa media organization claimed that the XFL logo looks and feels “Similar to TOGETHXR’s trademark and logo.”

Dwayne Johnson has not been sued individually but has not commented on this lawsuit. However, while unveiling the logo, he said, “X represents the INTERSECTION OF DREAMS AND OPPORTUNITIES. To all of our XFL players, coaches, fans; You bring the dreams – we will bring the opportunity. Now LFG!

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Additionally, officials from the media organization claimed to have contacted XFL officials regarding the logo. However, TOGETHXR said XFL did not recognize him and hTherefore, they filed a lawsuit against the football league.

What steps did Dwayne Johnson take to make the XFL a major football league?

Dwayne Johnson bought the league from former boss Vince McMahon in August 2020. He brought in XFL for $15 million alongside longtime business partner Dany Garcia. The league is expected to resume in February 2023.

Johnson had a direct goal of making the XFL a major league in the country. League officials began work to present the league very differently from the NFL, and with the help of intensive marketing. Additionally, The Rock opened the Super Bowl this year as a celebrity and owner of XFL.

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In April 2022, a list of potential XFL The head coaches the leagues were in talks with have been revealed. Also later that same month, they announced that they would carry all XFL games on ABC, ESPN and FX Networks under a deal with The Walt Disney Company that will last through 2027.

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Prior to joining the wrestling family legacy, Johnson tried his hand at a career in professional football. He played for the Calgary Stampeders but failed to make a career. Through XFL, he wants to give a chance to all players trying to win big in this game.

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