World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc.
Trading nameWorld Wide Wrestling Federation
World Wrestling Federation
World Wrestling Entertainment
TypePublic (Template:Nyse)
IndustryProfessional wrestling
When it was created1963
People who started itVince J. McMahon
Toots Mondt
HeadquartersStamford, Connecticut, USA
Key peopleVince McMahon
(Chairman, CEO)
Stephanie McMahon
(Executive Vice President, Creative)
Paul "Triple H" Levesque
(Executive Vice President, Talent and Live Events)
Money earnedIncrease$99.00 Million USD (2013)[1]
Operating incomeIncrease$138.00 Million (2013)[1]
Net incomeIncrease$99.00 Million (2013)[1]
Total assetsIncrease$3.372 Billion (2013)[1]
Total equityIncrease$2.208 Billion (2013)[1]
Employees585 (2011)[1][2]

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.

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.


Weekly shows

Day Network
Monday USA Network
Tuesday USA Network
205 Live
Tuesday WWE Network
Wednesday WWE Network

Pay-per-view events

Championships and accomplishments

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
WWE Universal Championship Roman Reigns 1 August 19, 2018 30+ Brooklyn, New York Defeated Brock Lesnar in Summmer Slam
Raw Women's Championship Ronda Rousey 3 August 19, 2018 30+ Brooklyn, New York Defeated Alexa Bilss in Summer Slam
Raw Tag Team Championship Dolph Ziggler & Drew McIntyre 1 August 27, 2018 22+ Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans, Louisiana. Defeated The B Team at Raw
WWE Intercontinental Championship Seth Rollins 2 August 19, 2018 30+ Brooklyn, New York Defeated Dolph Ziglar at Summer Slam
WWE Cruiserweight Championship Cedric Alexander 1 April 8,2018 160+ Mercedes-Benz Superdome, New Orleans, Louisiana Defeated Mustafa Ali at WrestleMania 34
WWE Championship AJ Styles 2 November 7, 2017 887+ Manchester, England Defeated Jinder Mahal on SmackDown
SmackDown Women's Championship Becky Lynch 2 September 17, 2018 1+ AT&T Stadium Defeated Charlotte Flair
SmackDown Tag Team Championship New Day 1 August 21, 2018 0 Brooklyn, New York Defeated The Bludgeon Brothers at Smackdown Live
WWE United States Championship Shinsuke Nakamura 1 July 21, 2018 Mercedes-Benz Superdome, New Orleans, Louisiana Defeated Jeff Hardy at Extreme Rules
NXT Championship Drew McIntyre 1 August 19, 2017 967+ Brooklyn, New York Defeated Bobby Roode at NXT TakeOver: Brooklyn III
NXT Women's Championship Vacant August 24, 2017 Winter Park, Florida Asuka relinquished the championship after suffering a collarbone injury at NXT TakeOver: Brooklyn III
NXT Tag Team Championship Sanity
(Alexander Wolfe and Eric Young)
1 August 19, 2017 967+ Brooklyn, New York Defeated The Authors of Pain (Akam and Rezar) at NXT TakeOver: Brooklyn III
WWE United Kingdom Championship Pete Dunne 1 May 20, 2017 1058+ Rosemont, Illinois Defeated Tyler Bate at NXT TakeOver: Chicago

Other accomplishments

Greatest Royal Rumble

Accomplishment Latest winner(s) Date won Location Notes
Royal Rumble Randy Orton January 29, 2017 San Antonio, Texas Last eliminated Roman Reigns to win.
André the Giant Memorial Trophy Mojo Rawley April 2, 2017 Orlando, Florida Last eliminated Jinder Mahal to win.
SmackDown Money in the Bank Baron Corbin June 18, 2017 St. Louis, Missouri, Missouri WWE Championship match contract
Dusty Rhodes Tag Team Classic The Authors of Pain November 19, 2016 Toronto, Ontario Defeated TM-61 in the tournament final.

Retired championships

Championship Last champion(s) Date of entry Date retired Notes
World Heavyweight Championship Randy Orton September 2, 2002 December 16, 2013 Unified with the WWE Championship at WWE TLC 2013.
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.

Related pages


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 "WWE Reports 2012 Fourth Quarter and Full Year Results". WWE. Retrieved 2014-02-16.
  2. "The New WWE Annual Report 2010". WWE. Retrieved 2014-02-16.
  3. "WWF changes name to World Wrestling Entertainment after court case". JonsGuide. Retrieved 1 June 2016.