-- Sports Illustrated has an article up, discussing Batista looking to try MMA. In the article, they discuss a fight with Bobby Lashley, and also look at the differences between he and Brock Lesnar breaking into the sport. You can read the full article at sportsillustrated.cnn.com

-- Hulk Hogan is very concerned about the BP Oil spill, and recently spoke about it. Here are some highlights… "No one can give us a straight answer. Now that it's hurricane season, the big unknowns are coming at us. How far is the oil going to spread? Is it going to push way up on the land? The local economy depends on tourism. All of a sudden the tourists aren't here. And I've seen the price of [seafood] skyrocketing, because we depend on most of the grouper and the shrimp."

-- WWE and Mattel will be having a panel at the San Diego Comic-Con on Thursday the 22nd. The Miz, Eve, RAW writers Brian Gewirtz and Ed Koskey and others are planned to be a part of the panel.

-- On July 18th, Pro Wrestling RESPECT (ran by the ROH wrestling school) runs at the National Guard Armory at 559 High St., Burlington, NJ at 4 PM.

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