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Anthem Wrestling Files To Trademark ‘Santino Marella’

IMPACT Wrestling‘s parent company has filed for a noteworthy trademark.

On December 12, Anthem Wrestling Exhibitions LLC filed to trademark “Santino Marella“, the in-ring name of Anthony Carrelli, who had a memorable run with WWE. Marella won the WWE Intercontinental Championship and the WWE United States Championship, among other accolades. He was released in 2016, but he has made a few appearances for the company since then. Carelli continues to work as a commentator, and he also runs a wrestling school. His daughter, Bianca, is currently signed to WWE; she competes as Arianna Grace on NXT.

The filing, courtesy of the USPTO database, is as follows:

Mark For: SANTINO MARELLA trademark registration is intended to cover the categories of entertainment in the nature of wrestling contests; Entertainment services, namely, wrestling exhibits and performances by a professional wrestler and entertainer; Entertainment services, namely, live appearances by a a professional wrestler and sports entertainer; Entertainment services, namely, personal appearances by a professional wrestler and sports entertainment personality; Entertainment services, namely, televised appearances by a professional wrestling and sports entertainment personality; Providing wrestling news and information via a global computer network; Providing online interviews featuring a professional wrestling and sports entertainment personality in the field of professional wrestling and sports entertainment for entertainment purposes.

WrestleZone will provide more information as it becomes available.

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