— 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:

Team RAW:
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

Team SmackDown!:
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