The XFL revealed the name and logo for its new Orlando team on Monday.
The Orlando Guardians were announced as one of the eight XFL teams that will kick off their inaugural season on February 18, 2023.
“The Guardians have touched down in Orlando, and I am back in the Sunshine State to lead the way with smart, fast, and fearless football for our fans,” said Head Coach Terrell Buckley. “Visiting teams better prepare for a sea of green guarding over Camping World Stadium.”
The team joins seven others across the country whose names and logos were also revealed on Monday, including the Arlington Renegades, D.C. Defenders, Houston Roughnecks, San Antonio Brahmas, Seattle Sea Dragons, St. Louis Battlehawks, and Vegas Vipers.
The XFL’s ownership group, which includes Dwayne Johnson, bills the new football league as a “fan-first, fast-paced global professional football league with innovative rules and enhanced 360 game experience.”
The Guardians will play at Camping World Stadium, which is located 1 Citrus Bowl Place, with tickets starting at $20. Deposits for season tickets, which come with exclusive benefits, are being accepted at through the XFL website.