As per Fightful, WWE filed for three new trademarks on January 7 pertaining to the upcoming WWE Superstar Spectacle on January 26.
The trio of names the company seek the rights to are Guru Raaj, Dilsher Shanky and Giant Zanjeer. All three men are thought to be participants in the 8-Man Tournament to crown the first ever WWE Indian Champion when Superstar Spectacle records on January 22 at the WWE Capitol Wrestling Center in Orlando, Florida.
The following description was given for the filings:
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
With the company’s first foray into the Indian market on the horizon, WWE have been reported to be looking to add huge main roster names to the show in order to attract a wider audience even though the entire point is for the brand to stand on its own two feet as it organically grows into NXT India.