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The World Wide Wrestling Federation (WWWF) was formed on January 24, 1963.On April 25, 1963, Buddy Rogers was awarded the new WWWF World Heavyweight Championship, supposedly winning an apocryphal tournament in Rio de Janeiro.

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I, of course, had no allegiance to those little lords.

Upon taking over the company, Mc Mahon immediately worked to get WWF programming on syndicated television all across the United States.

(1998)World Wrestling Federation Entertainment, Inc. It underwent several name changes throughout the years, from World Wide Wrestling Federation (WWWF) to World Wrestling Federation (WWF) to World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) in 2002.

(2002–present) The history of WWE dates back to the early 1950s when it was founded by Jess Mc Mahon and Toots Mondt in 1952 as Capitol Wrestling Corporation (CWC).

They then defeated the Mongols in November 1971, voiding any claim The Mongols had to the championship.

In March 1979, for marketing purposes, the World Wide Wrestling Federation was renamed as the World Wrestling Federation (WWF).

Mondt and Mc Mahon wanted Rogers to keep the NWA World Heavyweight Championship, but Rogers was unwilling to sacrifice his ,000 deposit on the championship belt (championship holders at the time had to pay a deposit to insure they honored their commitments as champion).

Rogers lost the NWA World Heavyweight Championship to Lou Thesz in a one-fall match in Toronto, Ontario, Canada on January 24, 1963, which led to Mondt, Mc Mahon, and the CWC leaving the NWA in protest, creating the World Wide Wrestling Federation (WWWF) in the process.

It has promoted some of the most successful wrestlers and storylines, and featured some of the most iconic and significant matches and moments in the history of the sport.

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