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Why did vince McMahon change the wwf to the WWE?

Because The World Wrestling Federation had The Same Initials (wwf) As The World Wildlife Fund... The wildlife fund had the initals for Longer so the Wrestling Federation Had to Change There Name. As Sad As It was but before in the early 1990's they got limited use but the high popularity of wwf in the late 90's caused the sue


What is the meaning of WWE?

WWE stands for : World Wrestling Entertainment. It was previously known as the WWF, or World Wrestling Federation., but was ordered to change all branding to WWE following a lawsuit from the World Wildlife Fund. world wide entertainment


Why did wwf sue wwf?

The World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) sued the World Wrestling Federation (then also WWF, now WWE) as the Federation was misusing it's 'W.W.F.' initials.According to a 1994 agreement, the Federation had limited use of the initials overseas, and the Federation was severely violating it, particularly in merchandise.WWE are allowed to refer to the company as World Wrestling Federation, only the initials are disused, which means WWE cannot take legal action against the initials' use, notable examples are:The Ultimate Warrior signed autographs in a hotel near WrestleMania XXIV, but as the signs all said 'Former WWF Champion', they could not prevent the signingsTNA refer to the WWE usually as WWF and thus cannot be prosecuted for using the company's name or any other reason.The last WWE event to use the old WWF logo was the pay-per-view Insurrextion on 5 May 2002.


When was The Jimmy Fund created?

The Jimmy Fund was created in 1948.


Who is the actor in child fund commercial?

His name is Alan Sader. He is an actor from Richmond, Virginia. He has been known as "the guy with the beard" on the Child Fund (formerly Christian Children's Fund) for a number of years. Not only is he the spokesman for the organization, he also sponsors a few children as well.. Talk about a wonderful man.

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What was the full word of wwf?

world wildlife fund or world wrestling federation


Why did the World Wrestling Federation have to change their name?

World Wrestling Federation had to change their name because their organisation's abbreviation (WWF) conflicted with another organisation called the World Wildlife Fund. In 2002 the World Wrestling Federation changed its name to World Wrestling Entertainment.


Why did World Wrestling Federation WWF change their name to World Wrestling Entertainment WWE?

The world wildlife fund sued them for using the same initials


What does wwyff and wwf stand for?

Wwyff = Who would you fall for WWF = either the World Wrestling Federation or the World Wildlife Fund and the controversy between the two.


Was the WWF(world wildlife fund)first launched in what year?

WWF (World Wrestling Federation) was first launched on June 6th, 1982, after Vincent K. McMahon founded Titan Sports Inc. then bought Capitol Wrestling Corporation Ltd. It was previously named WWWF (World Wide Wrestling Federation), and later changed its name to WWE (World Wrestling Entertainment) after a lawsuit with the World Wildlife Fund, who has the same initials.


Why did mr McMahon change wwf to WWE?

WWF (World Wrestling Federation)'s name had to be changed to WWE (World Wrestling Entertainment) due to a lawsuit by the World Wildlife Fund for use of the initials WWF.


Why is the WWF logo blurred out in old clips?

Whenever archived footage is shown, the old WWF logo is blurred out. This is because the World Wrestling Federation was sued by the World Wildlife Fund, which is also known as the WWF. Part of the settlement was that the World Wrestling Federation had to change their name to World Wrestling Entertainment.


Why did vince McMahon change the wwf to the WWE?

Because The World Wrestling Federation had The Same Initials (wwf) As The World Wildlife Fund... The wildlife fund had the initals for Longer so the Wrestling Federation Had to Change There Name. As Sad As It was but before in the early 1990's they got limited use but the high popularity of wwf in the late 90's caused the sue


What is the meaning of WWE?

WWE stands for : World Wrestling Entertainment. It was previously known as the WWF, or World Wrestling Federation., but was ordered to change all branding to WWE following a lawsuit from the World Wildlife Fund. world wide entertainment


What is meaning of WWE?

WWE stands for : World Wrestling Entertainment. It was previously known as the WWF, or World Wrestling Federation., but was ordered to change all branding to WWE following a lawsuit from the World Wildlife Fund. world wide entertainment


How has WWE changed in the past 30 years?

WWE was initially begun as WWWF (World Wide Wrestling Federation) and later renamed as WWF (World Wrestling Federation) Then in the year 2002 because of some law suits by WWF (World Wildlife Fund) They changed their name to WWE - World Wrestling Entertainment WWE then acquired WCW - World Championship Wrestling and ECW - Extreme Championship Wrestling. WWE is the largest professional wrestling promoter in the world.


Was the wwF first launched in what year?

WWF (World Wrestling Federation) was first launched on June 6th, 1982, after Vincent K. McMahon founded Titan Sports Inc. then bought Capitol Wrestling Corporation Ltd. It was previously named WWWF (World Wide Wrestling Federation), and later changed its name to WWE (World Wrestling Entertainment) after a lawsuit with the World Wildlife Fund, who has the same initials.

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