XFL Games, Schedule and Start Times for Regular Season Week 9 (April 15-16)

XFL Week 9 games, schedule and start times for regular season action this weekend (April 15-16).
XFL Week 9 games, schedule and start times for regular season action this weekend (April 15-16). / (AP Photo/Matt Patterson)

Week 8 of the 2023 XFL season is in the books. There was plenty of excitement this past weekend as teams duked it out with the playoffs looming.

Football fans are buzzing with anticipation ahead of Week 9. Here's everything you need to know about the upcoming XFL schedule.

XFL Games and Start Times This Weekend (April 15-16)

Week 9 of the 2023 XFL season officially kicks off on Saturday, April 15 with a pair of games. The Vegas Vipers vs. Houston Roughnecks begin the day at 12:30 p.m. ET, followed by the Orlando Guardians vs. San Antonio Brahmas at 7 p.m. ET.

Then there are two more contests on Sunday. The Arlington Renegades take on the D.C. Defenders at noon ET before the Seattle Sea Dragons and St. Louis Battlehawks close things out at 3 p.m. ET.

Check out the full XFL Week 9 schedule below:

Away Team

Home Team


Start Time

Vegas Vipers

Houston Roughnecks

Saturday, April 15

12:30 p.m. ET

Orlando Guardians

San Antonio Brahmas

Saturday, April 15

7 p.m. ET

Arlington Renegades

D.C. Defenders

Sunday, April 16

12 p.m. ET

Seattle Sea Dragons

St. Louis Battlehawks

Sunday, April 16

3 p.m. ET

XFL Week 9 TV Channels and Schedule

The XFL has partnered with ABC, ESPN and ESPN 2, and FX to broadcast games throughout the regular and postseason.

In XFL Week 9, ABC will air Vegas vs. Houston on Saturday, while ESPN2 is broadcasting Orlando vs. San Antonio. To end the weekend, ESPN will televise both Arlington vs. D.C. and Seattle vs. St. Louis.

Every XFL game this season is also available to stream to ESPN+.

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