WWE Producer/on-air authority figure Adam Pearce has filed a trademark for his nickname.
On October 15th, Pearce locked down the rights to the terms, “Scrap Iron” with it being listed for entertainment purposes. Here is the description:
“Mark For: SCRAP IRON trademark registration is intended to cover the categories of entertainment services, namely, providing professional wrestling and sports exhibitions, shows, and performances by professional manager, wrestler, referee, promoter, producer, live event director, coach, on-screen-official, commissioner, and entertainer rendered live and through all forms of broadcast media, including television and radio, and via the internet or commercial online services; Providing wrestling and sporting interviews, news reports, comments, writings, entertainment, and information rendered live and through all forms of media, including television and radio, and via the internet or commercial online services.”
Pearce wrestled for promotions including ROH, NWA, and PWG during his pro wrestling career that spanned from 1996-2014. While with the NWA, he was a 5-time World Heavyweight Champion as well as a one-time PWG Champion.
After retiring from in-ring action, he became a trainer for WWE NXT at the Performance Center and worked his way up in the company to the positions he’s in today.