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WWE Hall of Famer Charles Wright has filed to trademark his former ring names (Papa Shango and The Godfather) through trademark attorney Michael E. Dockins.

He did so on January 18 for entertainment services with the United States Patent and Trademark Office. Here is the description for the filings:

“Entertainment services, namely, wrestling exhibits and performances by a professional wrestler and entertainer; Entertainment services, namely, live appearances by a professional wrestling and sports entertainment personality; Entertainment services, namely, personal appearances by a professional wrestling and sports entertainer; Entertainment services, namely, televised appearances by a professional wrestler and sports entertainer; Providing wrestling news and information via a global computer network; Providing online interviews featuring a professional wrestler and sports entertainer in the field of professional wrestling and sports entertainment for entertainment purpose.”

In the early 1990s, Wright gained fame for his WWE matches as Papa Shango. 1998 saw the debut of his Godfather persona, which he first played with the Nation of Domination.

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