Why did WWF change to WWE?
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
WCW didn't become WWE, WWF became WWE. Back in the late 1990's-early 2000s, both wrestling promotions WWF and WCW were feuding with each other in the ratings, until WWF bought WCW out and now no longer exists. The reason WWF became WWE is because the World Wildlife Foundation (Also known as WWF) was established 1961, which was before WWWF shortened their name to WWF in 1979. So even though "the company WWE" existed before the…
Because WWE got sued by the World Wildlife Fund (WWF). Since WWF of Nature was formed in 1961 and WWWF (World Wide Wrestling Federation) changed to WWF of Proffesional Wrestling in 1979, the name technically belonged WWF to the World Wildlife Fund. The World Wildlife Fund (WWF) realized this in 2000 and sued the World Wrestling Federation (WWF), forcing them to change their company name in 2002. They chose WWE (World Wrestling Entertainment). This is…