Former SmackDown Women’s Champion Bianca Belair shared some happy news yesterday on her social media.
She was recognized by her home state of Tennessee by members of the Senate. It commends both her character of Bianca Belair and herself Bianca Crawford, as being a true champion and worthy of praise and recognition.
Belair posted the resolution she received which includes mentions of her winning the Royal Rumble in January and main eventing against Sasha Banks at WrestleMania to become SmackDown Women’s Champion. It also reads that she is recognized as an “exceptional athlete” and “one of the most dynamic and popular characters in professional wrestling.”
Belair’s Twitter post has the caption “WOW. What a day! #Knoxville #Tennessee”
Friday Night SmackDown will be taking place in Belair’s hometown of Knoxville this evening. She will have her chance at regaining the SmackDown Women’s Championship at Extreme Rules on Sept. 26 against the current champion Becky Lynch.
On WWE.com, they have announced a Bianca Belair Homecoming Celebration for tonight’s SmackDown.
Per WWE.com –
After a groundbreaking year, Bianca Belair returns to home to Knoxville to be honored on SmackDown!
Join the blue brand and a proud city as The EST of WWE is recognized for her tremendous achievements, from winning the 2021 Royal Rumble Match to headlining WrestleMania in a history-making SmackDown Championship Match against Sasha Banks to her monumental title reign
Check back in with Diva Dirt for a SmackDown Discussion Post tonight.