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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

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1982, but Vincent Kennedy McMahon, the CEO and Chairman of WWF (WWE) was FORCED to change it`s initals and name to World Wrestling Entertainment for he was sued by the World Wildlife Federation.

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In 2002, after they had got sued

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May 5,2002

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