American professional wrestling and entertainment company

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 Wrestling Entertainment, Inc.
World Wide Wrestling Federation
World Wrestling Federation
World Wrestling Entertainment
TypePublic (NYSEWWE)
IndustryProfessional wrestling
FounderVince J. McMahon
Toots Mondt
HeadquartersStamford, Connecticut, USA
Key people
Vince McMahon
(Chairman, CEO)
Stephanie McMahon
(Executive Vice President, Creative)
Paul "Triple H" Levesque
(Executive Vice President, Talent and Live Events)
RevenueIncrease$99.00 Million USD (2013)[1]
Increase$138.00 Million (2013)[1]
Increase$99.00 Million (2013)[1]
Total assetsIncrease$3.372 Billion (2013)[1]
Total equityIncrease$2.208 Billion (2013)[1]
Number of employees
585 (2011)[1][2]

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,[3] 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.

Shows Edit

Weekly shows Edit

Day Network
Monday USA Network
Friday FOX
205 Live
Friday WWE Network
NXT 2.0
Tuesday USA Network

Pay-per-view events Edit

Championships and accomplishments Edit

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.

Champions Edit

Championship Current champion(s) Reign Date won Days held Location Notes
World Heavyweight Championship Seth "Freakin" Rollins 1 May 27, 2023 125+ Jeddah, Saudi Arabia Defeated AJ Styles on May 27,2023 at the Night Of Champions PLE to become the WHC.
Women's World Championship Rhea Ripley 1 April 1, 2023 181+ Inglewood, California Defeated Charlotte Flair at Wrestlemania 39 Night 1. Rhea won the championship as the SmackDown Women's Championship. It was later renamed the Women's World Championship on June 12, 2023.
Raw Tag Team Championship The Judgment Day
(Finn Balor and Damien Priest)
1 September 2, 2023 27+ Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Defeated Kevin Owens and Sami Zayn at Payback
WWE Intercontinental Championship Gunther 1 June 10 , 2022 476+ Baton Rouge, LA Defeated Ricochet on the June 10th episode of Smackdown.
WWE Championship & Universal Championship Roman Reigns 2 April, 2, 2023 (WWE)
August 30, 2020 (Universal)
544 (WWE)+
1,125 (Universal)+
Arlington, TE Unified The WWE Championship and The WWE Universal Championship in the Main Event of Night 2 at Wrestlemania 38. It is defended as the Undisputed WWE Universal Championship but still keeps their own seperate title histories.
SmackDown Women's Championship Iyo Sky 1 April, 2, 2023 55+ Detroit, Michigan Defeated Bianca Belair after cashing in her Money in the Bank contract at SummerSlam.
SmackDown Tag Team Championship The Judgment Day
(Finn Balor and Damien Priest)
1 September 2, 2023 27+ Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Defeated Kevin Owens and Sami Zayn at Payback
United States Champion Rey Mysterio 3 August 11, 2022 49+ Calgary, Alberta, Canada Defeated Austin Theory on SmackDown
WWE Women's Tag Team Championship Chelsea Green and Piper Niven 1 July 17, 2023 74+ Atlanta, Georgia Green and Sonya Deville defeated Raquel Rodriguez and Liv Morgan on Raw; Deville was replaced by Piper Niven after suffering a torn ACL.
NXT Championship Carmelo Hayes 1 April 1, 2022 546+ Los Angeles, CA Defeated Bron Breakker at NXT Stand and Deliver,
NXT North American Championship "Dirty" Dominik Mysterio 1 July 18, 2023 73+ Orlando, FL Defeated Wes Lee on NXT.
NXT Women's Championship Tiffany Stratton 1 May, 28, 2023 124+ Lowell, MA Defeated Lyra Valkyria in the finals for the vacant NXT Womens Championship,
NXT Heritage Cup Noam Dar 1 August 22, 2023 38+ Orlando, Florida Defeated Nathan Frazer on NXT: Heatwave
NXT Tag Team Championship Tony D'Angelo and Channing "Stacks" Lorenzo 1 July 30, 2023 61+ Cedar Park, Texas Defeated Gallus (Mark Coffey and Wolfgang) at The Great American Bash.

Other accomplishments Edit

Accomplishment Latest winner(s) Date won Location Notes
Royal Rumble Cody Rhodes (men's)
Rhea Ripley (women's)
January 28, 2022 San Antonio, TE Cody last eliminated Gunther to win. Rhea last eliminated Liv Morgan 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 Damian Priest (men's)
Iyo Sky (women's)
July, 2, 2022 Paradise, Nevada Priest defeated Butch, LA Knight, Shinsuke Nakamura, Logan Paul, Ricochet, and Santos Escobar. Sky defeated Bayley, Becky Lynch, Trish Stratus, Zelina Vega, and Zoey Stark.
Dusty Rhodes Tag Team Classic

Retired championships Edit

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.
NXT Women's Tag Team Championship Alba Fyre and Isla Dawn March 10, 2021 June 23, 2023 Unified with the WWE Women's Tag Team Championship.
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.

Related pages Edit

References Edit

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  3. "WWF changes name to World Wrestling Entertainment after court case". JonsGuide. Archived from the original on August 21, 2015. Retrieved 1 June 2016.