WWE has filed new trademarks for two wrestlers who are set to make their 205 Live debuts tonight.
On 5/4, WWE filed trademarks for Ari Sterling and Ikeman Jiro with The United States Patent and Trademark Office. The application was entered into the trademark database on Friday (5/7) afternoon.
Ari Sterling is best known in the independent scene under the name Alex Zayne. Ikeman Jiro is best known for his time in the Wrestle-1 promotion, under the name Jiro Kuroshio.
Both wrestlers reported to the WWE Performance Center late last year after signing deals with the company.
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;
Intent to Use:The applicant has a bona fide intention, and is entitled, to use the mark in commerce on or in connection with the identified goods/services.
Ari Sterling will face Samir Singh, and Ikeman Jiro will team with August Grey to face Tony Nese and Ariya Daivari on tonight’s episode.