Welcome to Orlando: City leaders, XFL owner introduce Guardians

ORLANDO, Fla. -- — ORLANDO, Fla. -- In just under a month, the Orlando Guardians open their XFL season in Houston.

The Guardians are Orlando’s newest professional team and on Wednesday at Camping World Stadium, Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer joined XFL Chairwoman Dany Garcia and head coach Terrell Buckley for a press conference to welcome this new chapter in The City Beautiful.

The Guardians play their first home game on February 26 at Camping World Stadium. They open the season February 18 in Houston.

XFL owner and Chairwoman Dany Garcia is an Orlando resident and said they have been planning and building to bring a team to Central Florida.