WWE filed a brand new trademark with The USA Patent and Trademark Workplace underneath the leisure companies classification on January 28th.
The trademark submitting was for the title Dante Rios, greatest often known as Daniel Garcia, who has labored on the unbiased wrestling scene up thus far. He most lately appeared on an episode of NXT the place he misplaced to Tyler Rust.
Right here is the outline for the submitting:
“Worldwide Class 041: Wrestling exhibitions and performances by knowledgeable wrestler and entertainer rendered reside and thru broadcast media together with tv and radio, and through the web or business on-line service; offering wrestling information and data through a worldwide laptop community; offering info within the fields of sports activities through a web based group portal.”
Rios additionally made two appearances on AEW Darkish final yr the place he labored alongside Kevin Blackwood. WWE has but to formally announce that they’ve signed him to a contract, however because of the trademark submitting for his new title, it seems that he has signed.
Rios did work a match underneath his actual title on a 205 Reside episode again in 2018.
H/T to Heel By Nature