Former XFL Head's Contract Suit Against McMahon Restarted

Law360 (November 12, 2020, 7:12 PM EST) -- A Connecticut federal judge has granted ousted XFL Commissioner Oliver Luck's bid to restart his $24 million breach of contract suit against the pro football league's former owner Vince McMahon three months after the enterprise was sold out of bankruptcy to a group led by Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson.

U.S. District Judge Victor A. Bolden on Wednesday granted Luck's motion to lift the bankruptcy stay on his lawsuit alleging that World Wrestling Entertainment Inc. CEO McMahon, who had tapped him to lead the resurrection of the XFL, owes him millions of dollars left on his employment contract.

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