Lingerie Football League and its Cleveland Crush franchise are set to make their highly anticipated debut at Q Arena Friday, September 23rd vs. Baltimore Charm.
Crush executives and former Cleveland Browns' legends Bob Golic (Exec VP, Football Operations) has been working closely with the Crush coaching staff in building a winner while Hanford Dixon (VP, Football Operations and Crush Pound) has primarily focused on building a strong fan base and translating the enthusiasm around the Brown's Dawg Pound to the Crush Pound at Q Arena (Endzone). The Crush will also feature their own version of Browns' Peyton Hillis, when Marija Condric 'The Enforcer' will take to the field on Friday night wearing No.40.
The LFL has become the nation's fastest growing sports league, having drawn sell-out crowds, 2nd in Primetime TV ratings, aggressive expansion both domestic with (5) expansion markets having premiered in 2011 and international with expansioninto Canada in 2012, LFL Australia (2013) and LFL Europe (2014).
In comparison to popular sports franchises such as the Ultimate Fight Championship (UFC) or World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) through their first two seasons of operation, the LFL has achieved far more growth, national television viewership, attendance and business prosperity through the same period of time.