WWE Successfully Gets Kentucky City Officially Renamed to King Corbin


-- In a follow-up to a previous news post about WWE trying to get the city of Corbin, KY to change its name to "King Corbin", it looks the promotion has succeeded, albeit with a caveat. The Mayor of Corbin, as seen below, has approved the change and the city was officially named King Corbin for one day only - yesterday, January 12, 2020. WWE's announcement is below, along with the proclamation (though WWE refers to the mayor as a male, but she appears to be a female).

King Corbin has already declared Friday Night SmackDown as his kingdom — now he’s laying claim to an entire city.

Following an aggressive grassroots effort, the Mayor of in Corbin, Ky. temporally renamed the town “King Corbin,” during the WWE Live Event taking place there Sunday night.

His official proclamation reads as follows: