News on Sheamus’ Nickname, WWE Employee Says UFC Will Be Out of Business

Source: Wrestling Observer



– Steve Keirn, who oversees Florida Championship Wrestling, said a whopper at this past weekend’s NWA Wrestling Legends Fanfest in Charlotte while on hand to induct Jackie Fargo into the Hall of Legends. At the convention, people were telling him UFC was pulling fans away from WWE. In response, he said UFC was a fad and would be out of business within five years. He said the UFC will die and that would be the end of it.

– WWE is trying to trademark the “Celtic Warrior” name for Sheamus, but in a possible cause of conflict, UFC fighter Marcus Davis has prior usage to it. The name was popularized in the 1990s by Irish boxer Steve Collins.

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