Rattlers repeat as arena bowl champs at Amway
Rattlers first team to repeat as Arena Bowl champs since '95, '96 Tampa Bay Storm
The Arizona Rattlers were the AFL's best team throughout the season.
They were the best team on Saturday as well, defeating the Philadelphia Soul 48-39 to win Arena Bowl XXVI at the Amway Center in downtown Orlando.
In front of 12,039 fans, including KISS frontmen Paul Stanley and Gene Simmons who were watching from a luxury box, Rattlers quarterback Nick Davila threw for 6 touchdowns, two to Arena Bowl XXVI MVP Rod Windsor.
The Rattlers are the first team to repeat as Arena Bowl champs since the '95, '96 Tampa Bay Storm.