The Wildcats are not playing in the XFL 2023 Season and are no longer listed among the league's teams.
In August 2019, the re-emerged X Football League (XFL) announced the name and logo for their new team in Los Angeles. The Los Angeles Wildcats are one of the league's eight inaugural teams (Dallas, Houston, Los Angeles, New York, St. Louis, Seattle, Tampa Bay, and Washington DC). The team is coached by veteran NFL player and assistant coach, Winston Moss. The team played its first game on February 8, 2020, in Houston against that city's Roughnecks, losing 37–17. Later at home, on February 23, 2020, it won its first game against the D.C. Defenders, 39-9. The XFL, however, was forced to cancel its inaugural season, due to the COVID-19 pandemic that hit the country soon after the season began. It would not resume play through 2021 and 2022. By late 2022, the Wildcats announced that they would not be playing in the XFL's 2023 season, giving up their place in the league to the San Antonio Brahmas.
The earlier version of the XFL, also owned by Vince McMahon, played for one season during 2001 and included the Los Angeles Xtreme as one of their teams.
Home: Dignity Health Sports Park, Carson (Capacity: 27,000)
Affiliation: X Football League (XFL). The Wildcats were one of eight founding franchises of the X Football League (XFL) announced in 2019. The new league, launched in 2018, was a successor of the former XFL of 2001.
Owner: Alpha Acquico, LLC, a joint venture of The Garcia Companies (Dany Garcia) and Redbird Capital Partners Management LLC (Dwayne Johnson)
The second half of the XFL 2020 season (five games) was cancelled on Mar. 20 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The 2021 season was also cancelled. The league would not plan to resume play until the spring of 2023.
Also see: Professional Football Teams in Los Angeles.