Roderick McMahon grandfather of the current Vince K. McMahon started the company with legendary wrestler Toots Mondt as Capitol Wrestling Corporation which quickly became the richest wrestling company due to being the only promotion in a big, heavily populated territory (everywhere between Maine, Washington DC and Pittsburgh.)
The company grew in popularity under Vince J McMahon, they became the World Wide Wrestling Federation and disassociated itself from the NWA umbrella group, setting itself up as an alternative with its own champions etc, though the company stuck to its NWA approved territory.
Vince K McMahon, the current owner, formed Titan Sports and bought his Dad's share of the WWWF from under him. His plan was to make the company and genuinely worldwide phenomena with regular TV shows etc. It was at this point that it became WWF and started touring all over America, syndicating TV shows to local TV and selling videos through Titan Sports' Colosseum Video imprint, basically breaking the unwritten laws of regionalsim upon which wrestling had been based for decades.
It started when a man when a man named tom tie head was watching Russian wrestling and got this idea! the wresler was bobo nono roro ko ko and there was no songs for wrestlers and no noting accept wrestlers .
In 1963 as the World Wrestling Federation. First Champion: Buddy Rogers.
Wwe had its formername as wwf which was first started and owned by Mcmahon's family
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
The World Wildlife Foundation took The World Wrestling Federation to court to make them change their name.The World Wildlife Foundation had their name first, and so the court mandated that the World Wrestling Federation change their name, in the past, present and future.because it got to old
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
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.
WWF the wildlife organisations logo is the panda! WWF stands for world wildlife fund If you type in Google WWF definition it will come up with the meaning on the site! WWF Official site is great aswell! Hope I helped It stands for World Wildlife Federation. This and any other charities that have something POSITIVE to do with animals are my favorite charities! Such as the ASPCA (American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals). They are the best! It also stood for World Wrestling Federation.
World Wide Wrestling Federation.
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.
In wrestling it stood for World Wrestling Federation In the Animal Industry it stands for World Wildlife Federation.
According to World Wrestling Federation, it has been at the forefront of sports entertainment for more than fifty years.
It was bought by the world wrestling federation on March 26, 2001
The world wrestling federation. (wrestling)
The World Wide Wrestling Federation is now known as World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc. Vince McMahon is the majority owner, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the WWE.
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WWE began as the Capitol Wrestling Corporation in 1952. Capitol was renamed WWWF (World Wide Wrestling Federation) in 1963. It changed its name to the World Wrestling Federation in 1979. In 2002, the WWF was renamed WWE.
The chairman of World Wrestling Federation (now World Wrestling Entertainment) is Vincent Kennedy McMahon.
Yes, WWF does stand for World Wrestling Federation. However, they have changed it to the WWE (World Wrestling Entertainment).