WWE's 15 Stupidest Name Changes Done For Legal Reasons

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WWE's 15 Stupidest Name Changes Done For Legal Reasons

What's in a ring name?

Well, a lot actually.

Some can help send a wrestler into superstardom, like The Rock or Hulk Hogan, but some can make a wrestler wallow in mid-card or jobber hell for most of his career, such as Yoshi Tatsu.

Often, wrestlers are stuck with an awesome or a ridiculous name for legal reasons. Either they change their legal name so the WWE can't make money off of them, or the WWE changes a wrestler's real name to some absurd ring moniker so that the company can trademark it.

In the end, though, the result is the same: a really stupid name.

Here the 15 dumbest WWE-related name changes done for legal reasons. 

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