– According to WWE Magazine, today is Vladimir Kozlov’s birthday. The ECW star turns 37 years old. Some sites have his birthday listed as July 4th, but it is apparently false.
– Mickie James has two appearances scheduled next month. The former WWE Women’s Champion will be appearing at the Bureau of Worker’s Comp located at 30 West Spring Street in Columbus, Ohio, Columbus, Ohio two weeks from now starting at 11:00 a.m. alongside The Miz. On Saturday, May 16 from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., James will be appearing at the Best Buy located at 2100 North Elston Avenue, Chicago, Illinois with Montel Vontavious Porter.
– Kofi Kingston and Beth Phoenix appeared at Central High School in Bridgeport, Connecticut with Connecticut Secretary of State Susan Bysiewicz this morning to promote the “SmackDown Your Vote!” campaign. Bysiewicz is running for Governor in the state and if she wins the Democratic election in eighteen months, she would oppose Jodi Rell, who recently appointed WWE’s own Linda McMahon to the State Board of Education.
– According to a report on WWE.com, Matt Hardy broke his hand last night during his “I Quit” Match with his brother Jeff at Backlash. The website will report more details prior to tonight’s RAW broadcast.