World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc., doing business as WWE, is a big company that produces professional wrestling shows. It is now the most popular company in the wrestling business. Vince J. McMahon started the company in 1963. His son, Vince K. McMahon is currently the chairman and CEO of the company and runs the company along with his daughter Stephanie McMahon and her husband Paul Levesque, better known as Triple H.
|World Wide Wrestling Federation |
World Wrestling Federation
World Wrestling Entertainment
|Type||Public (NYSE: WWE)|
|Founder||Vince J. McMahon |
|Headquarters||Stamford, Connecticut, USA|
|Vince McMahon |
(Executive Vice President, Creative)
Paul "Triple H" Levesque
(Executive Vice President, Talent and Live Events)
|Revenue||$99.00 Million USD (2013)|
|$138.00 Million (2013)|
|$99.00 Million (2013)|
|Total assets||$3.372 Billion (2013)|
|Total equity||$2.208 Billion (2013)|
Number of employees
The company used to be known as the World Wrestling Federation or the WWF. They changed their name to World Wrestling Entertainment after a lawsuit filed by the World Wide Fund for Nature, formerly known as the World Wildlife Fund, which uses the "WWF" initials in the United States. In 2011, the company rebranded itself as WWE, although its legal name is still World Wrestling Entertainment.
Championships and accomplishmentsEdit
At the top of WWE's championship hierarchy is the WWE Universal Championship on WWE Raw and the WWE Championship on WWE SmackDown. There are two championships available for female wrestlers: the Raw Women's Championship and the SmackDown Women's Championship. There are two tag team championships: the Raw Tag Team Championship and the SmackDown Tag Team Championship. There are three secondary titles in WWE, the WWE Intercontinental Championship and the WWE Cruiserweight Championship on WWE Raw and the WWE United States Championship on WWE SmackDown.
WWE's developmental brand NXT features its own set of championships. There is the NXT Championship, the NXT Women's Championship and the NXT Tag Team Championship.
|Championship||Current champion(s)||Reign||Date won||Days held||Location||Notes|
|World Heavyweight Championship||Seth Rollins||1||May 27, 2023||9+||Jeddah, Saudi Arabia||Defeated AJ Styles on May 27,2023 at the Night Of Champions PLE to become the WHC.|
|Raw Women's Championship||Asuka||3||May 27, 2023||9+||Jeddah, Saudi Arabia||Defeated Bianca Belair at Night Of Champions, before her reign Asuka was drafted to Smackdown along with Bianca Belair whom took the title with her and it remained the same after Asuka won the championship.|
|Raw Tag Team Championship||Sami Zayn & Kevin Owens||1||April 1, 2023||65+||Inglewood, California||Defeated The Usos at Wrestlemania 39 Night 1|
|WWE Intercontinental Championship||Gunther||1||June, 10 , 2022||356+||Baton Rouge, LA||Defeated Ricochet on the June 10th episode of Smackdown.|
|WWE Undisputed Universal Championship [Universal Championship & WWE Championship]||Roman Reigns||2||April, 2, 2023||1009+||Arlington, TE||Unified The WWE Championship and The WWE Universal Championship in the Main Event of Night 2 at Wrestlemania 38|
|SmackDown Women's Championship||Rhea Ripley||1||April, 2, 2023||64+||Inglewood, CA||Defeated Charlotte Flair at Night 2 Of Wrestlemania Night 2, Rhea Ripley was drafted to RAW whom also carried the championship with her.|
|SmackDown Tag Team Championship||Sami Zayn & Kevin Owens||1||April, 1, 2023||65+||Inglewood, CA||Defeated The Usos At Night 1 Of Wrestlemania 39|
|United States Champion||Austin Theory||2||November, 26 ,2022||191+||Boston, MA||Defeated Seth Rollins and Bobby Lashley at Survivor Series Wargames 2022.|
|NXT Championship||Carmelo Hayes||1||April 1, 2022||65+||Los Angeles, CA||Defeated Bron Breakker at NXT Stand and Deliver,|
|NXT North American Championship||Wes Lee||1||October 22, 2022||226+||Orlando, FL||Defeated Carmelo Hayes, Von Wagner, Oro Mensah & Nathan Frazer in a ladder match at NXT Halloween Havoc|
|NXT Women's Championship||Tiffany Stratton||1||May, 28, 2023||8+||Lowell, MA||Defeated Lyra Valkyria in the finals for the vacant NXT Womens Championship,|
|NXT Heritage Cup||Noam Dar||2||August, 25, 2022||333+[non-tape-delay],
|London, England||Won 2-1, Reconigzed as 284 due to Tape Delay,|
|NXT Tag Team Championship||Gallus||1||Febuary, 4, 2023||121+||Charlotte, NC||Defeated The New Day, Chase University, & Pretty Deadly to win the championship.|
|NXT Women's Tag Team Championship||Alba Fyre and Isla Dawn||1||April 1, 2023||65+||,Los Angeles CA||Defeated Kiana James and Fallon Henley at NXT Stand and Deliver, Fyre and Dawn were drafted to SD while still the champions.|
|Accomplishment||Latest winner(s)||Date won||Location||Notes|
|Royal Rumble||Cody Rhodes||January 28, 2022||San Antonio, TE||Last eliminated Gunther to win.|
|André the Giant Memorial Trophy||Bobby Lashley||March, 31, 2023||Los Angeles, CA||Last Eliminated Bronson Reed to win.|
|Money In The Bank||Austin Theory||July, 2, 2022||Paradise, Nevada||Theory defeated Drew McIntyre, Madcap Moss, Omos, Riddle, Sami Zayn, Seth "Freakin" Rollins, and Sheamus|
|Dusty Rhodes Tag Team Classic|
|Championship||Last champion(s)||Date of entry||Date retired||Notes|
|Women's Championship||Layla||December 31, 1983||September 19, 2010||Unified with the WWE Divas Championship at WWE Night of Champions 2010.|
|WWE Divas Championship||Charlotte||July 20, 2008||April 3, 2016||Retired at WWE WrestleMania 32.|
|World Tag Team Championship||The Hart Dynasty||June 3, 1971||August 16, 2010||Unified with the WWE Tag Team Championship at WWE WrestleMania XXV and was retired on WWE Raw.|
|WWE European Championship||Rob Van Dam||February 26, 1997||July 21, 2002||Unified with the WWE Intercontinental Championship on WWE Raw.|
|WWF Light Heavyweight Championship||X-Pac||December 7, 1997||November 30, 2001||Unified with the WCW Cruiserweight Championship at WWE Survivor Series 2001.|
|WWE Hardcore Championship||Rob Van Dam||November 2, 1998||August 26, 2002||Unified with the WWE Intercontinental Championship on WWE Raw.|
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- ↑ "The New WWE Annual Report 2010". WWE. Retrieved 2014-02-16.
- ↑ "WWF changes name to World Wrestling Entertainment after court case". JonsGuide. Archived from the original on August 21, 2015. Retrieved 1 June 2016.