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WWE

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Established
1993 (24 years old)

First Recorded Event
1991-01-19

Sport
Fighting

Location
Worldwide

Gender
Mixed

Alternate Names
World Wrestling Entertainment


Site
Home / Fighting / WWE

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Upcoming Events
NXT TakeOver: Houston (Saturday 18th November)
Survivor Series 2017 (Sunday 19th November)
Clash of Champions 2017 (Sunday 17th December)
NXT TakeOver: Philadelphia (Saturday 27th January)
Royal Rumble 2018 (Sunday 28th January)
NXT TakeOver: New Orleans (Saturday 07th April)
WrestleMania 34 (Sunday 08th April)
NXT TakeOver: Brooklyn IV (Saturday 18th August)
SummerSlam 2018 (Sunday 19th August)

Latest Results
TLC: Tables, Ladders and Chairs 2017 (Sunday 22nd October)
Hell in a Cell 2017 (Sunday 08th October)
No Mercy 2017 (Sunday 24th September)
SummerSlam 2017 (Sunday 20th August)
NXT TakeOver: Brooklyn III (Saturday 19th August)
Battleground 2017 (Sunday 23rd July)
Great Balls of Fire 2017 (Sunday 09th July)
Money in the Bank 2017 (Sunday 18th June)
Extreme Rules 2017 (Sunday 04th June)
Backlash 2017 (Sunday 21st May)

Description

World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc. (d/b/a WWE) is an American publicly traded, privately controlled entertainment company that deals primarily in professional wrestling, with major revenue sources also coming from film, music, product licensing and direct product sales. WWE also refers to the professional wrestling promotion itself, founded by Jess McMahon and Toots Mondt in 1952 as Capitol Wrestling Corporation. As of 2014, it is the largest wrestling promotion in the world, holding over 300 events a year, and broadcasting to about 36 million viewers in more than 150 countries. The company's headquarters are located in Stamford, Connecticut, with offices in major cities across the world.

As in other professional wrestling promotions, WWE shows are not legitimate contests, but purely entertainment-based, featuring storyline-driven, scripted, and choreographed matches, though they often include moves that can put performers at risk of injury if not performed correctly. This was first publicly acknowledged by WWE's owner Vince McMahon in 1989 to avoid taxes from athletic commissions. Since the 1980s, WWE publicly branded their product as sports entertainment, which is considered to acknowledge the product's roots in competitive sport and dramatic theater.

The company's majority owner is its chairman and CEO, Vince McMahon. Along with his wife Linda, children Shane and Stephanie, and son-in-law Paul Levesque (known professionally as Triple H), the McMahon family holds approximately 70% of WWE's equity and 96% of the voting power. As of August 2014, due to ongoing problems with the company, Eminence Capital, a New York-based hedge fund, acquired 9.6% stake of WWE while the McMahon family retains 90.4% interest.

The current entity, incorporated on February 21, 1980, was previously known as Titan Sports founded in 1979 in South Yarmouth, Massachusetts. It acquired Capitol Wrestling Corporation (the holding company for the World Wrestling Federation, WWF) in 1982. Titan was renamed World Wrestling Federation, Inc. in 1998, then World Wrestling Federation Entertainment, Inc. in 1999, and finally World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc. in 2002. Since 2011, the company has officially branded itself solely as "WWE" though the company's legal name was not changed.

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