Pre-Game Preview: The Rematch
ST. LOUIS, Mo. (KMOV) - As the Dome is looking to be filled again, the Battlehawks are seeking to beat the D.C. Defenders on Saturday, March 18.
The Battlehawks (3-1) took control of the whole game last Sunday on March 12, beating the Arlington Renegades 24-11. They also set a record for the most fans with over 38,000.
Very humbling & honored to announce we officially set an XFL (and spring football) attendance record this past weekend in St Louis 🤯🏟️— Dwayne Johnson (@TheRock) March 18, 2023
38,310 @XFLBattlehawks fanatics.
Step by step we’re building for the long haul for our fans and player opportunities. #week5 @XFL2023 @NFL pic.twitter.com/fAcWumEJc6
Although they’re coming off of a sweet victory, the team is looking ahead towards a very tough rematch against the Defenders.
The Battlehawks lost to the Defenders 34-28 during week 3. Near the end of the game, there was an incident that resulted in four players being fined, and Battlehawks offensive tackle Jaryd Jones-Smith being suspended.
The D.C. Defenders are 4-0 and first in the XFL North. They won their previous game 32-18 against the Las Vegas Vipers. The Battlehawks are behind the Defenders in the XFL North, placing in 2nd.
The game between these two powerhouse teams starts at 6 p.m. on FX. For more information check out the 2023 Battlehawks guide.
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