On September 7, 2012, the name Phoenix FC was announced, along with the club logo.
On March 13, 2014, Phoenix FC were bought out. The new ownership rebranded the franchise to Arizona United.
Phoenix Rising FC
On November 28, 2016, the team was rebranded Phoenix Rising FC by Berke Bakay, President and CEO of Kona Grill.
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