WWE Legend and former Intercontinental Champion Honky Tonk Man claims WWE is trying to get him to stop using the “Honky Tonk Man” name. In a batch of threatening tweets on Sept. 21, HTM made the claim against WWE and then challenged the company to file a lawsuit against him over the likeness before he sues them.

The following tweets were posted by HTM’s official Twitter account on Monday, Sept. 21,

“HTM says to @WWE one more time WWE tries to stop HTM from using the HTM name,,HTM will go to the pay window in US Federal Court…”

“HTM says to all HTM followers, HTM owns the HTM name,@WWE it is in my release from the @WWE contract and in the HTM nostalgia @WWE contract”

“HTM says to all followers,,How would u feel when some tried to stop u from making a living #FREEHTM”

“HTM says to all HTM friends of color,, HTM understands having freedom taken away #FREEHTM”

“HTM does not bother @WWE business,, HTM could care F**ing less,,Why does @wwe f++K W/HTM?”

“HTM says he will never surrender to @WWE a public traded company who uses Philistine tactics on HTM to try to starve his family #FREEHTM”

“HTM says to all followers, stop the BS,, HTM owns the name,, @WWE does not. own the HTM name but tries to stop HTM from appearing at events”

“HTM issues a challenge to @WWE to sue HTM over the HTM name. #FREEHTM”

“HTM begs @WWE to sue HTM over ownership of HTM name. Please fans tweet @WWE to sue HTM over HTM name,,Please @WWE sue HTM before HTM sues u”

Several fans would jump on the HTM bandwagon and send brash and aggressive tweets to WWE, which were then retweeted by Honky Tonk Man. Details regarding the ongoing dispute between World Wrestling Entertainment and their former IC champion have not been fully revealed, but WrestlingRumors.net will keep you posted as soon as they are.

Editor’s Note:
HTM is fighting…but why? Why is WWE trying to get him to stop using the name he’s had forever? If he owns the name, he owns the name. Time to move on.


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