WWE has made a few new filings for trademarks to be used for ring names.
On January 5th, WWE filed the new trademarks with The United States Patent and Trademark Office. The following terms were filed into the database on Friday, according to Heel By Nature:
Sha Samuels (NXT UK)
Here is the description of the terms:
“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.”
For the last few months, Ruff has been in a feud with Johnny Gargano after he dethroned the longtime pro wrestler to win the North American Title. However, Gargano not only won back the title but has beaten him twice since then.
Dabba-Kato was used in Raw Underground segments, but after Vince McMahon decided against the concept and stopped booking them, Kato hasn’t been seen on television.