AEW TNT Champion Powerhouse Will Hobbs will be honored with a day on Friday (March 24) in the city of East Palo Alto.
Hobbs has now revealed that Mayor Lisa Gauthier signed off on making this celebratory day.
Sharing a document on Facebook, Hobbs captioned the image:
I’m honored and proud to announce that tomorrow on the 24th day of March will officially be Powerhouse Will Hobbs day in the City of East Palo Alto
Hobbs won the TNT Championship from Wardlow on the March 8 edition of Dynamite, after winning the Face of Revolution ladder match on the March 1 episode.
The statement that Hobbs shared reads:
Proclamation of the City of East Palo Alto Celebrating Powerhouse Hobbs Day
WHEREAS, William Hobson known to the world as Will “Powerhouse” Hobbs grew up in the Gardens Section of East Palo Alto, California; and
WHEREAS, Powerhouse Hobbs attended the All Pro Wrestling Professional Wrestling School in Hayward, California; and
WHEREAS, Powerhouse Hobbs has developed his “Powerhouse Style” form of wrestling that includes the best and most ferocious Spinebuster since Arn Anderson; and
WHEREAS, Powerhouse Hobbs signed a formal contract in September 2020 to wrestle for All Elite Wrestling (AEW); and
WHEREAS, on March 5, 2023, Powerhouse Hobbs won a Face of the Revolution Ladder Match in San Francisco, CA, giving him an opportunity at the TNT Championship; and
WHEREAS, on March 8, 2023, Powerhouse Hobbs challenged Wardlow for All Elite Wrestling’s TNT Championship in Sacramento, CA; and
WHEREAS, Powerhouse Hobbs defeated Wardlow with an explosive powerbomb to win his first major professional wrestling title.
NOW, THEREFORE, LET IT BE RESOLVED that the Vice Mayor of the City of East Palo Alto, along with the Mayor and the entire City Council hereby proclaim March 24, 2023 as Powerhouse Hobbs day.
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