Dakota Kai was recently released by WWE, precisely on April 29, in a wave of layoffs that hit NXT and the Performance Center, along with peers such as Persia Pirotta and Dexter Lumis, among others. A couple of weeks after her release, here comes the news that Dakota Kai registered the "King Kota" trademark on May 9, according to the USPTO (the United States Patent & Trademark Office).
Here is the description of the recording: "Hats; Shirts; Sweatshirts; Bandanas; Hoodies. Entertainment in the nature of wrestling competitions; Entertainment services, namely, wrestling exhibits and performances by a professional wrestler and entertainer; Entertainment services, namely, live appearances by professional wrestling and sports entertainment personality; entertainment services, namely, personal appearances by a wrestling professional and sports entertainment personality; entertainment services, namely, television appearances by professional wrestling and sports entertainment personality; Provide wrestling news and information via a global computer network; Provide online interviews with personalities from wrestling and sports entertainment in the field of professional wrestling and sports entertainment for entertainment purposes."
Dakota Kai signed with the company in 2016
NXT Superstar Dakota Kai has been let go by WWE, according to Sean Ross Sapp of Fightful.com. Sapp reported the news via Twitter today. As of this writing, no further information has been revealed.
After her release, the wrestler wrote: “About everything, thank you all. I am so overwhelmed with all the love and support. The DMs, the messages, the tweets... You all have my heart. I love you. I am grateful to be able to meet, work, and cross paths with so many beautiful people, people I have admired, people I have learned from...
I have met some of my best friends in the past few years who will remain forever in my life. I don't know what awaits me. I chose 'Evie' at 17. That chapter is closed... Just know it; I'm far from finished."
So we can safely say that "King Kota" is a new beginning, that Evie and Dakota Kai are now the past she left behind to continue with many new projects... Good luck King Kota! The 33-year-old star's other accomplishments include becoming the inaugural NXT Women's Tag Team Champion alongside current WWE SmackDown star Raquel Rodriquez.