Will Hobbs

Sep 18, 2020 - by Allen Rockum

Real Name: Willie Hobson
Height: 6’1″
Weight: 252 lbs.
Date of Birth: January 23, 1991
From: Palo Alto, California
Pro Debut: July 18, 2009
Trained By: APW Boot Camp
Finishing Move: Town Business

Biography

– Hobbs has been nicknamed the Embodiment of Willpower & Powerhouse.
– Hobbs has also been known as Will Rood & Will.I.IS.
– July 18, 2009, Will competed in a APW Worldwide Internet Title #1 Contendership 15-Man Rumble that was won by Derek Sanders.
– November 13, 2010, Will competed in the APW 19-Man Rumble.
– April 1, 2011, Will would lose to Brandon P.Net in the Semi-Finals of the APW Young Lions Cup ’11.
– September 18th, Will & Mikey Jay would challenge Reno SCUM (Luster the Legend & Adam Thornstowe) for the SPW Tag Team Titles.
– April 14, 2012, Will would defeat Rik Luxury for the APW Worldwide Internet Title.
– May 5th, Will would lose the title to Rik Luxury.
– May 18th, Will would lose a Hair vs. Hair match to AJ Kirsch at SPW Pro Wrestling for the Patriots.
– June 2nd, The Dream Team (Will & Mitch Valentine) would defeat The Chico Hammerz (Chico Lopez & Shoop Shellhammer) for the PCW Tag Team Titles.
– June 14th, The Dream Team would retain the titles against The Chico Hammerz.
– October 6th, The Dream Team would retain the titles against Virgil Flynn & Joe DeSoul.
– November 3rd, Will would defeat Rik Luxury for the APW Worldwide Internet Title.
– January 5, 2013, Will would retain the title against Matt Carlos.
– January 19th, Will would compete in the GRPW Chain Royal Rumble which seen Rik Luxury as the winner.
– February 2nd, Will would defend the APW Worldwide Internet Title against Drake Younger.
– March 9th, Will would retain the title against Billy Blade.
– April 15th, Will would lose the title to Dave Dutra.
– April 27th, Will would win the GRPW Dynamite Division Title by winning a 4-Way Ladder Match.
– May 4th, The Dream Team would lose the PCW Tag Team Titles to Rik Luxury & MPT.
– November 8th, Will would compete in the APW Open Rumble which seen Robert Thompson as the winner.
– November 16th, Will would defend the GRPW Dynamite Division Title in a Steel Cage against Mr. Primetime.
– January 18, 2014, Will would defend the title in a 6-Way Elimination.
– November 11, 2016, Lion Power (Hobbs & Marcus Lewis) would defeat Reno SCUM for the APW Tag Team Titles.
– February 17, 2017, Lion Power would defend the titles against Bad Boys Personified (Boyce LeGrande & Rik Luxury).
– March 25th, Lion Power would lose the titles to The Classic Connection (Buddy Royal & Levi Shapiro).
– May 6th, Lion Power would win back the titles in a 2 on 3 Handicap Match against the Classic Connection & Brian Zane.
– May 26th, Lion Power would defend the titles against Brody King & Tyler Bateman.
– June 7th, Lion Power would lose the titles to The Black Armada (Papo Esco & Synn).
– November 10th, Lion Power would win the titles in a 4-Way Tag Team Match.
– March 17, 2018, Lion Power would lose the titles to Reno SCUM.
– April 14th, Hobbs would challenge Jeff Cobb for the APW Universal Heavyweight Title.
– September 29th, Hobbs would lose to Derek Slade in the Semi-Finals of the GRPW King of the Gold Mine ’18 Tournament.
– November 2nd, Hobbs would defeat JR Kratos for the APW Worldwide Internet Title.
– February 1, 2019, Hobbs would retain the title against Sam Adonis.
– March 30th, Hobbs would defend the title against Rik Luxury.
– April 27th, Hobbs would defend the title against Marcus Lewis.
– June 15th, Hobbs would lose the title to Levi Shapiro.
– June 1, 2020, Hobbs would make his AEW debut by losing to Orange Cassidy on AEW Dark.
– June 2nd, Hobbs, Shawn Dean & Joe Alonzo would lose to the Dark Order (Alex Reynolds, John Silver & Five) on AEW Dark.
– June 15th, Hobbs would lose to Ricky Starks on AEW Dark.
– June 29th, Hobbs would lose to Scorpio Sky on AEW Dark.
– August 12th, Hobbs would lose to Shawn Spears on AEW Dark.
– August 13th, Hobbs would lose to Darby Allin on AEW Dynamite.
– September 5th, Hobbs would compete in the AEW Casino Battle Royale which seen Lance Archer as the winner.
– September 5th, Hobbs would defeat Sean Legacy on AEW Dark.
– September 10th, Hobbs defeated Jessy Sorensen on AEW Dark.
– September 16th, it had been reported that Will Hobbs had officially signed with All Elite Wrestling (AEW).

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