-- WWE Superstar Rob Van Dam gave an interview to NHL star Patrick Kaleta in the Buffalo Sabres locker room to help promote Sunday's WWE Battleground pay-per-view in the city. Fans interested in checking that out can do so at DieByTheBlade.com.

-- WWE Hall of Famer Jim Ross tweeted the following message about the lack of buildup to some of the mid-card matches at last night's WWE Battleground pay-per-view:

Cold matches w/ no strong story supporting them can be challenging to broadcast. #WWEBattleground

-- Here are this week's WWE NXT power rankings:

1. Sami Zayn

2. Paige

3. The Ascension

4. Corey Graves & Adrian Neville

5. Bo Dallas