Per the United States Patent & Trademark Office (USPTO), former WWE star Killer Kross has filed a new trademark for his ring name.
The former NXT Champion filed an application to trademark the name ‘KILLER KROSS’ on April 21. Per the filing, Kross intends to use the trademark to cover ‘categories of entertainment services’, including MMA and pro-wrestling.
The following description accompanied the filing:
trademark registration is intended to cover the categories of entertainment services in the nature of live mixed martial arts (MMA) events; entertainment services, namely, wrestling exhibits and performances by a professional wrestler and entertainer; entertainment services in the nature of professional athletes competing in sports entertainment and professional wrestling; entertainment services, namely, live appearances by a professional athlete; entertainment services, namely, personal appearances by a professional athlete; entertainment services, namely, televised appearances by a professional athlete; entertainment services in the nature of broadcast media, television and radio, the internet, commercial online service, cable, satellite, wireless networks and via various platforms across multiple forms of transmission media; providing a website in the field of sports, sports news, entertainment and related topics.; providing a website featuring entertainment information in the field(s) of sports entertainment; providing an in-person discussion and lecture forum in the field of sports entertainment; providing an internet website portal in the field of entertainment, cultural and sporting events; providing online interviews featuring information in the field of sports entertainment for entertainment purposes.
Kross was released from his WWE contract in November 2021. The ex-WWE star recently made his debut for NJPW, wrestling Minoru Suzuki during the ‘Lonestar Shootout’ WrestleMania weekend event.
He is slated to face off against Yuya Uemura at NJPW STRONG Collision in Philadelphia on May 15.
11 on-screen names have left WWE this year already. You can read a list of every WWE departure of 2022 right here.
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