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WWE files trademark for ring name of SmackDown newcomer

WWE filed for a new trademark to be used for entertainment services with the United States Patent and Trademark Office.

On May 20, WWE filed to trademark “Rick Boogs.” Here is the description:

International Class 041: Entertainment services, namely, wrestling exhibitions and performances by a professional wrestler and entertainer rendered live and through broadcast media including television and radio, and via the internet or commercial online service; providing wrestling news and information via a global computer network; providing information in the fields of sports and entertainment via an online community portal; providing a website in the field of sports entertainment information; fan club services, namely, organizing sporting events in the field of wrestling for wrestling fan club members; organizing social entertainment events for entertainment purposes for wrestling fan club members; providing online newsletters in the fields of sports entertainment; online journals, namely blogs, in the field of sports entertainment.”

Boogs, real name Eric Bugenhagen, just made his main roster debut last week on Friday Night SmackDown where he was paired with Shinsuke Nakamura. He played guitar to interrupt a promo by Baron Corbin and was ringside to see Nakamura defeat Corbin.

Boogs signed with WWE in 2017 and worked under the name Ric Buegz.


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