The WWE Draft 2019 is right here as over 70 superstars can be assigned to both the Raw roster or SmackDown roster in a two-night draw starting Friday night time on Fox and persevering with subsequent Monday on USA Network.
Where will the likes of Raw Women’s Champion Becky Lynch and Roman Reigns find yourself? What about Universal Champion Seth Rollins and SmackDown Women’s Champion Charlotte Flair?
The 2019 draft is the primary onerous roster break up between the 2 exhibits because the 2016 WWE Draft. Over the previous few years, WWE has opted for what it has known as a “superstar shakeup,” shifting choose superstars from Raw to SmackDown and vice versa.
But with Friday Night SmackDown‘s transfer from USA Network to Fox, USA and Fox are each trying to stack up their respective present’s rosters with unique expertise—precipitating the WWE Draft 2019.
Find out the way to carry on prime of all of the strikes within the WWE Draft under.
How will the WWE Draft work?
The WWE Draft 2019 begins on Friday night time on SmackDown and continues subsequent Monday on Raw.
Half of the eligible draft picks, together with Lynch, Reigns and “The Fiend” Bray Wyatt, can be assigned to their new exhibits on Friday’s SmackDown. The second group of eligible draft picks—together with WWE Champion Brock Lesnar, Rollins and Flair—can be assigned their new exhibits on Raw subsequent week.
SmackDown airs at eight p.m. ET Friday on Fox. Raw airs eight p.m. Monday on USA.
What are the WWE Draft guidelines?
WWE announced on Thursday the principles for the WWE Draft 2019. Raw will draft 41 Superstars and SmackDown will draft 30. That’s as a result of Raw is a three-hour present and SmackDown is 2 hours.
Per WWE, the principles are as follows:
- Over 70 superstars, in addition to tag groups, are eligible for choice on this 12 months’s WWE Draft.
- SmackDown will draft 30 Superstars, and Raw will choose one other 41 Superstars.
- Since SmackDown is a two-hour present and Raw is a three-hour present, for each two picks SmackDown makes, Raw will obtain three.
- Tag groups will rely as one choose until Fox or USA Network particularly desires to choose just one Superstar from the crew.
- Any undrafted superstars will instantly be declared free brokers and in a position to signal with the model of their selecting.
Who can be drafted on SmackDown?
The first group of superstars to be drafted will discover out their new exhibits on Friday’s episode of SmackDown on Fox.
WWE announced Thursday that the record contains:
- 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
- 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)
- The Street Profits (Montez Ford & Angelo Dawkins)
- Lucha House Party (Kalisto, Gran Metalik, Lince Dorado)
- Kevin Owens
- Humberto Carrillo
- Akira Tozawa
- Sin Cara
- Eric Young
- Chad Gable
- Heath Slater
- Drew Gulak
- The B-Team (Bo Dallas & Curtis Axel)
Who can be drafted on Raw?
The second group of superstars to be drafted will discover out their new exhibits on Monday’s episode of Raw on USA.
The record contains:
- 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
- Luke Harper
- Erick Rowan
- The Miz
- King Corbin
- Raw Tag Team Champions Dolph Ziggler & Bobby Roode
- Samoa Joe
- WWE Women’s Tag Team Champions The Kabuki Warriors (Asuka & Kairi Sane)
- Cedric Alexander
- Rey Mysterio
- AOP (Akam & Rezar)
- Heavy Machinery (Tucker & Otis)
- Apollo Crews
- 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
WWE Draft rumors
Warning: There could also be spoilers forward.
The WWE rumor mill has been blazing forward of the WWE Draft. Though there is no such thing as a affirmation that that is how issues will go down on Friday, one rumor that has been going around social media is that Raw‘s government director Paul Heyman (who additionally seems as Brock Lesnar’s supervisor on-screen) desires “The Fiend” Bray Wyatt and Aleister Black on his present.
Meanwhile, Fox officers are allegedly attempting to safe Roman Reigns and Charlotte Flair for SmackDown.