How Vince McMahon and WWE conquered the ‘world’ of pro wrestling

Before Vincent Kennedy McMahon and WWE the world of professional wrestling in North America operated under a system of informally defined “territories.”

Each territory represented a promotion owned by an individual having its own exclusive roster of talent.

In 1982, Vince purchased his father’s company, the World Wrestling Federation and turned it into

This is the story of Vince’s emergence as the true and the only undisputed ‘King’ of the wrestling world with insight from WWE Hall of Famers Jim Ross and Pat Patterson.

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