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Vince McMahon will attempt to bring back the XFL in 2020, starting with eight teams in eight cities across the country.

Vince McMahon will attempt to bring back the XFL in 2020, starting with eight teams in eight cities across the country. play

Vince McMahon will attempt to bring back the XFL in 2020, starting with eight teams in eight cities across the country.

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  • The XFL is set to return in 2020, with eight teams playing spring football under Vince McMahon's business stewardship.
  • On Wednesday, the eight cities that would host teams were announced, including New York, Los Angeles, and Tampa.
  • McMahon isn't the only one hoping to start a spring football league, with the American Alliance of Football set to kick off its inaugural season in 2019.

In January, WWE Chairman and CEO Vince McMahon announced that he would be reviving the XFL.

On Wednesday, the eight cities getting teams were announced, as well as the stadiums that would host them.

While the original iteration of the XFL was a monumental failure, running for just one season in 2001 and losing WWE and NBC millions in the process, McMahon promised a new vision for the league this time around, selling the league as "football reimagined."

McMahon won't be without competition — a competing spring football league, the Alliance of American Football, is set to start play in 2019. The league was created by Charlie Ebersol, who worked with McMahon extensively while directing the "30 for 30" documentary "This is the XFL" for ESPN.

While the AAF will get a headstart on the XFL, McMahon certainly has an advantage when it comes to brand recognition, and with the cities that will play host to XFL teams now public, he can begin campaigning for the league to help ensure it doesn't meet the same brief end it did in its first run.

Take a look below at the cities that will have XFL teams come 2020 and the stadiums that will be hosting them.

New York City — MetLife Stadium

New York City — MetLife Stadium play

New York City — MetLife Stadium

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Capacity: 82,500

Year opened: 2010

Current residents: New York Giants, New York Jets



Washington D.C. — Audi Stadium

Washington D.C. — Audi Stadium play

Washington D.C. — Audi Stadium

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Capacity: 20,000

Year opened: 2018

Current residents: D.C. United



Los Angeles — StubHub Center

Los Angeles — StubHub Center play

Los Angeles — StubHub Center

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Capacity: 27,000

Year opened: 2003

Current residents: LA Galaxy, Los Angeles Chargers



Houston — TD ECU Stadium

Houston — TD ECU Stadium play

Houston — TD ECU Stadium

(Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

Capacity: 42,822

Year opened: 2014

Current residents: Houston Cougars



St. Louis — The Dome at America's Center

St. Louis — The Dome at America's Center play

St. Louis — The Dome at America's Center

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Capacity: 66,695

Year opened: 1995

Current residents: None, former home of the St. Louis Rams



Seattle — CenturyLink Field

CenturyLink Field play

CenturyLink Field

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Capacity: 72,000

Year opened: 2002

Current residents: Seattle Seahawks, Seattle Sounders FC



Dallas — Globe Life Park

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Dallas — Globe Life Park

(AP Photo/Jeffrey McWhorter)

Capacity: 49,115

Year opened: 1994

Current residents: Texas Rangers



Tampa Bay — Raymond James Stadium

Tampa Bay — Raymond James Stadium play

Tampa Bay — Raymond James Stadium

(Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

Capacity: 65,618

Year opened: 1998

Current residents: Tampa Bay Buccaneers, South Florida Bulls



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