WWE Files To Trademark Nickname Of Former NFL Player

WWE has filed to trademark the "Top Dolla" name.

WWE filed to trademark "Top Dolla" for general pro wrestling and sports entertainment use on April 27. The following use description was included with the USPTO (United States Patent & Trademark Office) filing:

"IC 041. US 100 101 107. G & S: 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"

"Top Dolla" is the nickname used by WWE NXT developmental talent AJ Francis, who is featured as one of the hosts on A&E's WWE Most Wanted Treasures show, along with Triple H and Stephanie McMahon.

Francis, who was signed by WWE in 2020, was with the NFL from 2013-2018.

There's no word on if this means WWE is planning on bringing Francis to NXT TV soon, but we will keep you updated.

Stay tuned for more pro wrestling trademark updates.