According to TMZ, Mayweather has filed a trademark application:
There’s a major sports star who’s trying to get the rights to call himself the “Black Mamba” — only it’s not Kobe Bryant, it’s Floyd Mayweather’s uncle … who’s been using the nickname for decades.
TMZ Sports has learned … Roger Mayweather — a former boxing champ turned trainer — filed a trademark application with the U.S.P.T.O. hoping to win the rights to the mark, “Roger ‘Black Mamba’ Mayweather.”
Apparently, there’s no evidence that Kobe has trademarked “Black Mamba” in the past according to TMZ:
But get this … when researching the trademark claims on “Black Mamba,” we couldn’t find any evidence showing Kobe has ever tried to trademark the name for himself.
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Edited by , March 05, 2014 - 09:25 PM.