Rules for the WWE Draft

draftTomorrow is the day we have all been waiting for! Smackdown airs live on the USA Network and the WWE Draft will take place during this live, historic night. released information regarding the rules on how the draft will play out and they are as follows:

RAW has the first overall pick

Since Smackdown Live is a two-hour show and RAW is three hours, for every two picks Smackdown Live receives, RAW will receive three picks.

Tag Teams count as one pick unless a Commissioner/General Manager specifically only wants one member of the team

Six draft picks will be made off the NXT roster


The lists of those eligible for the WWE Draft are:

Male Superstars

AJ Styles

Alberto Del Rio

Apollo Crews

Baron Corbin

Big Show

Braun Strowman

Bray Wyatt

Brock Lesnar


Darren Young (with Bob Backlund)

Dean Ambrose – WWE Champion

Demon Kane

Erick Rowan

Jack Swagger

John Cena


Kevin Owens

Mark Henry


Randy Orton

Roman Reigns

Rusev (with Lana) – United States Champion

Sami Zayn

Seth Rollins


Sin Cara

The Miz (with Maryse) – Intercontinental Champion

Titus O’Neil

Zack Ryder

Tag Teams

Breezango (Fandango and Tyler Breeze)

Enzo Amore and Big Cass

Luke Gallows and Karl Anderson

Golden Truth (Goldust and R-Truth)

Shining Stars (Epico and Primo)

Social Outcasts (Bo Dallas, Curtis Axel and Heath Slater)

The Ascension (Konnor and Viktor)

The Dudley Boyz (Bubba Ray and D-Von Dudley)

The New Day (Big E, Kofi Kingston and Xavier Woods)

The Usos (Jey and Jimmy Uso)

The Vaudevillians (Aiden English and Simon Gotch)

Female Superstars

Alicia Fox

Becky Lynch

Charlotte – WWE Women’s Champion

Dana Brooke

Eva Marie




Sasha Banks

Summer Rae

I will be providing my thoughts on where these WWE Superstars will be heading in a blog post tomorrow. I highly encourage you to gather your predictions so we can compare notes!  I look forward to see where you all think each WWE Superstar is heading.


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