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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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When did WWF change to WWE?

WWF changed to WWE on May 5,2002.

Is WWE and wwf related?

The WWE is the WWF, just with a name change (and less attitude).

Why is it the WWE and not the wwf?

Its WWE now because there was something else called WWF so they had to change it.

Tell you about the history of the WWE?

wwe was called wwf until someone said change it into wwe wwf started in 1950

What year did wwf change to WWE?


Why did the wwf change its name?

a new wrestling company opened up and it had the same initials as the WWF therefore WWF had to change its name to WWE.

Should WWE change back to WWF?

Legally they can not!

What month did WWF change to WWE?

May of 2002

Why was wwf change to WWE?

WWF was changed to WWE, because there was another thing with an acronym that spelled WWF that was called world wildlife foundation and it was around before world wrestling federation so that got sued and changed it to WWE.

Is WWE the same as WWF?

yes, wwe is the new version of wwf

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.

Who opened WWE and why wwf changed to WWE?

wwf changed to wwe because wwf stole the trademark of the World Wildlife Foundation(wwf) and changed the name due to issues in court

What was the first WWE match?

You mean after they had to change their initials from WWF to WWE? Is so the answer is a hardcore title match.

Why is wwf now WWE?

because the wwf which is now world wildlife fund did wwf too so they changed it to wwe

WHEN did the wwf change their name to WWE?

2001 because the wildlife thing sued the wwe for having the same name

Why is WWE called WWE?

Because Vince McMahon Sr. wanted it to WWF and then Vince McMahon didn't like it so he change it to WWE.

Why did mrmcmahon name wrestling WWE wwf?

Well, basically yes. But, WWF changed to WWE because WWF was already taken as "World Wildlife Federation" so that's why WWF is WWE. Vince McMahons Father Or Grandfather Found WWE in 1952.

When did the wwe change from WWF?

They chaned in mid 2002 after the World Wildlife Fund (which you may notice is also WWF) won a lawsuit.

Who is the most popular wrestler in the WWE and wwf?

stone cold in wwf and john cena in wwe

When did WWE first air?

back then it was called WWF March 1979, and back back then it was called WWWF (date unknown) and before that CWC 1952. if you mean the change from WWF to WWE is was in 2002

Is wwf coming back?

No WWF is now WWE

Who is the president of the WWF?

WWF/WWE = Debra Marshall

Why does WWE dont talk about wwf?

wwe doesn't talk about wwf due to a lawsuit from the world wildlife fund (WWF) which doesn't allow the wwe to mention 'wwf' or display the logo, they can only say 'World Wrestling Federation'

Who is better WWE or wwf?

WWE is the best.

What was WWE called before WWE?


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