Killer Kross (real name Kevin Kesar) has filed a trademark on his wrestling name "Killer Kross." The trademark was filed on Dec. 24.
Kross was released from his IMPACT contract on Dec. 18, officially making him a free agent. Fightful Select reported Kross signed a Non-Disclosure Agreement upon his release, preventing him from detailing the circumstances surrounding his release. Kross had not appeared on IMPACT television since July and was reportedly sidelined over contract negotiations going sour.
The description for the trademark is below.
IC 041. US 100 101 107. G & S: 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. FIRST USE: 20140513. FIRST USE IN COMMERCE: 20140513
Kross is set to make his MLW debut on Feb. 1.