World Wrestling Federation (WWF), it was a professional wrestling promotion that operated from 1979 to 2002. In 2002, the company was renamed World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) due to a lawsuit with the World Wildlife Fund (also abbreviated WWF).
The WWF was known for its high-energy, action-packed matches featuring larger-than-life characters such as Hulk Hogan, The Rock, Stone Cold Steve Austin, and many others. The promotion also popularized the use of storylines and dramatic rivalries between wrestlers, which added to the entertainment value of their shows.
WCW stands for World Championship Wrestling, which was a professional wrestling promotion that operated from 1988 to 2001. It was one of the major wrestling promotions in the United States during the 1990s, alongside the World Wrestling Federation (now known as WWE).
WCW was known for featuring many of the top wrestlers in the industry at the time, such as Sting, Ric Flair, Hulk Hogan, Goldberg, and many others. The promotion was also notable for its innovative programming, such as the Monday Nitro show, which aired head-to-head against WWE’s Monday Night Raw, leading to the “Monday Night Wars” between the two companies.
In 2001, WCW was purchased by WWE, effectively ending the competition between the two promotions. Many WCW wrestlers joined WWE after the purchase, and some of them went on to become major stars in WWE, including Booker T, Diamond Dallas Page, and Chris Jericho.