WWE Draft Rules Announced

WWE Draft
WWE Draft

WWE announced rules for the upcoming draft which begins tomorrow on Smackdown. This week the blue brand will be in Las Vegas’ T-Mobile Arena.

Seth Rollins will face Roman Reigns on Smackdown with Rollins representing RAW and Reigns representing Smackdown. The winner will earn the first draft pick for their brand.

More rules for the WWE Draft on October 11th and 14th:

  • RAW will draft 41 Superstars while Smackdown will draft 30.
  • For every 2 Smackdown picks, RAW will be able to draft 3 Superstars due to RAW being 3 hours and Smackdown 2.
  • Tag Teams will count as 1 draft pick.
  • Picks will be made from executives representing the brands.
  • Undrafted Superstars will be considered free agents and able to sign with any brand.

 

The following Superstars will be able to be drafted by either RAW or Smackdown on Friday night:

  • Friday Night SmackDown – Oct. 11
    Raw Women’s Champion Becky Lynch
    Roman Reigns
    The O.C. (United States Champion AJ Styles, Luke Gallows & Karl Anderson)
    “The Fiend” Bray Wyatt
    Drew McIntyre
    Randy Orton
    Sasha Banks
    Ricochet
    Braun Strowman
    Bobby Lashley
    Alexa Bliss & Nikki Cross
    Lacey Evans
    The Viking Raiders (Erik & Ivar)
    SmackDown Tag Team Champions The Revival (Scott Dawson & Dash Wilder)
    Natalya
    The Street Profits (Montez Ford & Angelo Dawkins)
    Lucha House Party (Kalisto, Gran Metalik, Lince Dorado)
    Cesaro
    Kevin Owens
    Humberto Carrillo
    Akira Tozawa
    Sin Cara
    Eric Young
    EC3
    Chad Gable
    Heath Slater
    Drew Gulak
    The B-Team (Bo Dallas & Curtis Axel)
    Tamina

The following Superstars will be able to be drafted by either RAW or Smackdown on Monday night:

  • Raw – Oct. 14
    Universal Champion Seth Rollins
    WWE Champion Brock Lesnar
    SmackDown Women’s Champion Charlotte Flair
    Titus O’Neil
    Intercontinental Champion Shinsuke Nakamura (with Sami Zayn)
    Aleister Black
    The New Day (Kofi Kingston, Big E & Xavier Woods)
    Daniel Bryan
    Bayley
    Luke Harper
    Erick Rowan
    The Miz
    Ali
    King Corbin
    Elias
    Raw Tag Team Champions Dolph Ziggler & Bobby Roode
    Samoa Joe
    WWE Women’s Tag Team Champions The Kabuki Warriors (Asuka & Kairi Sane)
    Rusev
    Cedric Alexander
    Rey Mysterio
    R-Truth
    Carmella
    AOP (Akam & Rezar)
    Heavy Machinery (Tucker & Otis)
    Apollo Crews
    Andrade
    Liv Morgan
    Jinder Mahal
    Buddy Murphy
    Mojo Rawley
    No Way José
    Dana Brooke
    Shelton Benjamin
    Curt Hawkins & Zack Ryder
    The IIconics (Billie Kay & Peyton Royce)
    Sarah Logan
    Fire & Desire (Mandy Rose & Sonya Deville)
    Drake Maverick