Various: Velveteen Dream Multiple Arrests Update, Sat. NJPW Strong Card, New Trademarks, Indies

Velveteen Dream Multiple Arrests Update

As noted before, former WWE talent Velveteen Dream, real name Patrick Clark, was arrested twice this past August in Florida over various charges.

PWInsider’s Mike Johnson reported that Clark was officially declared guilty of violating an existing probation on September 13th in a Seminole County court based on recent court documents. Clark reportedly was also released from jail due to the presiding judge had ruled that Clark’s twenty-five day stay in jail was sufficient punishment for the charges currently against him.

Full Card for Saturday’s Episode of NJPW Strong

New Japan Pro Wrestling recently announced the full card for this Saturday’s Fighting Spirit Unleashed 2022 Night 2 themed episode of NJPW Strong, which will air on New Japan World starting at 8:00PM EST.

  • “Pretty” Peter Avalon vs. Adrian Quest
  • Cody Chhun & Jordan Cruz vs. Team Filthy (Tom Lawlor & JR Kratos)
  • Taylor Rust, KUSHIDA, Rocky Romero, & Beretta vs BULLET CLUB (Jay White, Chase Owens, Hikuleo, & Juice Robinson)

AEW, WWE, Starrcast, & Francine File New Trademarks

AEW, WWE, Starrcast, and Francine recently filed several new trademarks to the United States Patent and Trademark Office.

A trademark for “House of Black” was filed by AEW on September 8th for merchandise-related purposes.

A trademark for “Oro Mensah” was filed by WWE on September 8th for wrestling and entertainment-related purposes.

A trademark for “SuperClash” was filed by Starrcast on September 7th for wrestling and merchandise-related purposes. This was the name of American Wrestling Association’s series of events from 1985 to 1990.

A trademark for “Queen of Extreme Francine” was filed by former WWE and ECW wrestler Francine on September 12th for wrestling and entertainment-related purposes.

Misc. Wrestling News & Notes

Television network G4 cancelled all of their scheduled streams, including a WWE themed New Day stream show, this past Wednesday due to “unforeseen circumstances.” PWInsider’s Mike Johnson reported that the network was hit with a wave of layoffs that day rumored to be around 20 to 30 employees in total.

The New York Comic Con announced that WWE Hall of Famer Mick Foley and AEW talents Sting, Britt Baker, and Jungle Boy will be making an appearance at this year’s New York Comic Con event on October 6-9 in New York City, New York.

All Japan Pro Wrestling recently announced that wrestling legends Kenta Kobashi, Stan Hansen, Toshiaki Kawada, and The Great Kabuki will be making an appearance for the company at their 50th Anniversary Show on September 18th in Tokyo, Japan.

Streaming service Pluto TV reportedly recently dropped the Pro Wrestling Channel from their service, according to PWInsider. While responding to a fan question on Twitter, a Pluto TV rep stated that the official reason was due to a recent channel lineup shuffle done for the service which resulted in that channel being dropped as a result.

Former WWE wrestler Marty Jannetty recently announced on Facebook that he was hospitalized earlier this week due to an ankle-related injury.

Actor Jeremy Allen White reportedly was recently added to the cast of the upcoming The Iron Claw film based on the Von Erich family, according to It was reported that White will be portraying Kerry Von Erich in the film. Others who have recently joined the film’s cast include Zac Efron, who will be portraying Kevin Von Erich, and Harris Dickinson, who will be portraying David Von Erich.

WWE Hall of Famer Ricky “The Dragon” Steamboat reportedly will be making his in-ring return for Big Time Wrestling’s event on November 27th in Raleigh, North Carolina, according to Sports Illustrated. This will be Steamboat’s first match since 2010.

FITE TV recently announced that they will be airing New Japan Pro Wrestling’s upcoming The Night Before Rumble on 44th Street – A Halloween Special event on October 27th and Rumble on 44th Street event on October 28th live on their service. It was also announced that the price tag for both events as a bundle is $29.99.

Consejo Mundial de Lucha Libre recently announced the official teams for this year’s Amazon Grand Prix event on October 28th in Mexico City, Mexico. Team Extranjeras was announced to be Lady Frost, Stephanie Vaquer, Tae Honma, Hikari Shimizu, Alex Gracia, Mei Suruga, and Avispa Dorada. Team Amazonas was announced to be Dark Silueta, Dalys, La Jarochita, Reyna Isis, Lluvia, Marcela, and Princess Sugehit.

Major League Wrestling recently announced a new match for the card of their Super Series event on September 18th in Norcross, Georgia:

  • Mance Warner vs. Mads Krugger