The luster of the XFL could already be exhibiting some rust after one week. In accordance with the Washington Put up, attendance the D.C. Defenders week two matchup towards the New York Guardians dropped by over 2,000 from week one figures.
The Defenders completed final in attendance in Week 1 with 17,163. Week 2 noticed that quantity drop to 15,031.
The drop is suspicious contemplating the Week 2 matchup got here towards the XFL’s New York based mostly franchise, the Guardians. The draw of an outdated east coast soccer metropolis rivalry manifesting within the XFL would appear to be an even bigger draw than a recreation towards the smaller-market Seattle Dragons, however that was the case for XFL followers.
After being considered one of two XFL groups to play their first two video games at house (Houston Roughnecks), the Defenders will now go on a two-game highway journey to face the Los Angeles Wildcats and Tampa Bay Vipers. They return house to on Mar. eight to tackle the St. Louis Battlehawks.