— It was announced today that TNA star Rob Van Dam will be one of the “Legends” featured in the WWE SmackDown! vs. RAW 2011 video game – set for release in the United States next Tuesday. It was also announced that WWE Hall of Famer Ricky “The Dragon” Steamboat will be a playable character in the game.
RVD is not the only current TNA star in the game as it was announced last Thursday that former WWE Diva Mickie James would be a playable character.
— Two matches were taped for this week’s episode of WWE Superstars prior to last night’s RAW broadcast:
* Darren Young vs. William Regal
* Santino Marella and Vladimir Kozlov vs. Jimmy and Jey Uso
— Last night’s impromptu WWE SmackDown! vs. RAW Battle Royal consisted of 15 Superstars from each brand. Below is the list of those who participated in the match:
Alex Riley, CM Punk, Daniel Bryan, Ezekiel Jackson, Jey Uso, Jimmy Uso, John Morrison, Mark Henry, The Miz, Primo, Santino Marella, Sheamus, Ted DiBiase, Vladimir Kozlov, William Regal
Alberto Del Rio, Big Show, Chavo Guerrero, Chris Masters, “Dashing” Cody Rhodes, Drew McIntyre, Edge, Jack Swagger, JTG, Kaval, Kofi Kingston, Luke Gallows, MVP, Rey Mysterio, Tyler Reks