ArenaBowl XXV will be the 25th edition of the championship in the Arena Football League. The American Conference champion, Philadelphia Soul, will play the National Conference champion, Arizona Rattlers. It is scheduled to be played on August 10, 2012. It will be the first ArenaBowl at a neutral site since ArenaBowl XXII in 2008, also played in New Orleans. ArenaBowl XXV will be played at the New Orleans Arena in New Orleans, Louisiana, home of the New Orleans VooDoo.
Nick Davila threw an 8-yard touchdown pass to Maurice Purify with 9 seconds left and the Arizona Rattlers advanced to the ArenaBowl for the seventh time, beating the Utah Blaze 75-69 on Saturday night in the National Conference championship.
Kevin McCullough intercepted Tommy Grady's pass in the end zone with 35 seconds to go to set up the winning drive.