-- Metro Pro Wrestling returns to the Turner Rec Center on Saturday night in Kansas City, Kansas. Former WWE writer Chris Gough has booked top local talent as well as Mike Sydal. Sydal is the brother of Evan Bourne for the Saturday TV taping.

-- Dave Bautista says former WWE alum MVP will accompany him to the ring for his first professional MMA fight which takes place tonight in Providence, RI on Direct PPV.

-- Bautista told Sports Vibe in the UK that he's getting a lot of support from friends in WWE and TNA: "They've wished me good luck," Batista said. "MVP is coming to watch this fight and he will be on the ring walk with me as well, which will be great." You can read the Sports Vibe interview at this link.