Official Rules Announced for the Upcoming WWE Draft, NXT Stars Eligible to Be Drafted, Which Show Has the First Pick?

Nick Paglino

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WWE has released the rules for the upcoming WWE Draft on Tuesday night’s live edition of Smackdown, and also revealed NXT stars will be eligible for the draft.

Below is the official announcement from WWE along with the names of eligible main roster WWE draft talents:

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

Male Superstars

AJ Styles

Alberto Del Rio

Apollo Crews

Baron Corbin

Big Show

Braun Strowman

Bray Wyatt

Brock Lesnar


Chris Jericho

Darren Young (w/ Bob Backlund)

Dean Ambrose – WWE Champion

Demon Kane

Dolph Ziggler

Erick Rowan

Jack Swagger

John Cena


Kevin Owens

Mark Henry


Randy Orton

Roman Reigns

Rusev (w/ Lana) – United States Champion

Sami Zayn

Seth Rollins


Sin Cara

The Miz (w/ Maryse) – Intercontinental Champion

Titus O’Neil

Zack Ryder

Tag Teams

Breezango (Fandango and Tyler Breeze)

Enzo and Cass (Enzo Amore and Big Cass)

Gallows and Anderson (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) – Tag Team Champions

The Usos (Jey and Jimmy Uso)

The Vaudevillains (Aiden English and Simon Gotch)

Female Superstars

Alicia Fox

Becky Lynch

Charlotte – WWE Women’s Champion

Dana Brooke

Eva Marie




Sasha Banks

Summer Rae

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