Full Details For WWE Draft Rules, Who Is Included?

Tonight’s episode of Monday Night Raw showcases a “New Era” in WWE. Shane and Stephanie McMahon will unveil who will become Raw & Smackdown General Managers, as WWE prepares for the impended WWE brand split. Airing live on USA Network, WWE Smackdown will present the Draft. WWE have revealed via WWE.com, the rules for the WWE Draft are as follows:

RAW has the first overall pickSince 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

Also according to WWE.com below is the “full” list of current WWE Superstars eligible for the WWE Draft:

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

Fantastic news for tag teams, WWE have spent alot of time investing in building up the tag team divsion, the thought of spliting tag teams up made no sense. Interestingly two legend Triple H and The Undertaker are not included in the draft, whereas Brock Lesnar is eligible for the draft. Other stars missed from the lists include a list of injured wrestlers. Emma, Luke Harper, Nikki Bella, Tamina and Tyson Kidd. Ryback and Rosa Mendes.

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