- WWE.com is reporting that MVP will escort Sherri Shepherd of ABC's The View to the BET Awards this Sunday night, meaning that he won't be present at The Bash. The awards show airs at 8, with the afterparty show at 11. First MVP escorts Shepherd to her prom, and now this. You've got to assume that something is going on between the two at this point.
- WBBJ-TV is reporting that former WWE star Brian Christopher Lawler was arrested this morning at 3:00 am for public intoxication. According to the report, a store clerk reported that Lawler fell over a cooler outside the store before coming inside, and later cursed and threatened the officer that arrested him. You can check out the full article by clicking here.
- Matt Hardy has been staying busy on his Twitter, noting yesterday that a brand new Matt Hardy is coming in the next few weeks. (Thanks to Sean Walsh)
- FightLine.com has an article with quotes from Frank Mir ripping Brock Lesnar, whom he faces at UFC 100 on July 11th. Mir beat Lesnar in his UFC debut, and said "All I remember from last time is him whimpering and wincing as I was tapping him." For the entire article on Mir, which includes him talking about how Brock Lesnar only got a UFC title shot because he was in the WWE, check out FightLine.com by clicking here.
- Finally, a note from our store. With the highly anticipated Transformers sequel hitting theaters this week, fans of the cartoon series can also catch Transformers: The Complete First Season (25th Anniversary Edition) on DVD. Now you can return to where the phenomenon began. A must-have for kids and kids-at-heart, the set features all season one episodes in the order they were intended, remastered audio, a collectible AUTOBOTS magnet and special bonus content. You can purchase the entire first season for only $19.99 from Amazon.com by clicking here.
And for those who really can't get enough of Transformers, Shout! Factory, along with Hasbro, is developing The Transformers: 25th Anniversary "Matrix of Leadership" Edition Collector's Set. Brimming with over 38 hours of content, including the entire original animated "G1" series, a bounty of stellar extras and special collectible book, this 16-DVD box set is another fan must-have. The Transformers: 25th Anniversary "Matrix of Leadership" Edition Collector's Set is expected to be available in mid July.