It’s party time! All of the WWE Superstars were chosen for either ‘RAW’ or ‘SmackDown’ during a WWE Draft held live on July 19th, at 8pm EST. Keep reading for a recap of the entire event and learn where all your favorite Superstars will fight!
The WWE Draft action got kicked off quickly with Mick Foley announcing Seth Rollins going to RAW! Then SmackDown picked Dean Ambrose! This is huge! Then Charlotte got picked for RAW while SmackDown‘s second pick was AJ Styles. Lot’s of action in the first round.
The third pick was from NXT as Mick chose Finn Bálor for RAW.
Uh-oh, look out. The draft paused for action in the ring as Luke Gallows went going one-on-one with John Cena. Neither guy had been drafted yet and they took out their frustration on each other. John picked up the win after the 3 count on Luke!
Roman Reigns was the next pick by RAW and SmackDown‘s next pick was John Cena! Stephanie McMahon then picked for RAW the legend from UFC, Brock Lesnar. SmackDown answered by picking The Viper, Randy Orton. The action kept going as RAW picked the tag team champions, New Day.
And then a fight broke out. Xavier Woods went one-on-one with Bray Wyatt. After much brawling in the ring, Bray came out on top and pinned Xavier with all their boys watching.
After some ring action from Kane, RAW then picked Sami Zayn! Then SmackDown answered by picking Bray Wyatt. RAW moved forward with another choice and picked Sasha Banks. SmackDown‘s next draft pick was WWE Superstar Becky Lynch. Chris Jericho was RAW‘s next draft choice.
The SmackDown Live event continued with a brawl between Charlotte and Dana Brooke versus Sasha Banks. Sasha was simply out-gunned by the other two and got pinned!
Mick then picks for RAW and chooses Rusev! The Miz then goes to SmackDown Live. RAW then chooses Kevin Owens. SmackDown Live goes next with Baron Corbin being drafted. Enzo and Cass are the next team to be drafted and will be going to Monday Night Raw as Mick picks the pair next.
Up next is another brawl in the ring. This time it’s Cesaro duking it out against Chris Jericho. After the Cesaro Swing, Chris was able to overcome his pain and get the pin for the win against Cesaro!
RAW then decided to split up The Club as Stephanie announced that she will take Gallows and Anderson for Monday nights. Shane McMahon, who has been picking athletes with his GM Daniel Bryan for SmackDown then picked the best tag team in NXT, American Alpha, Jason Jordan and Chad Gable.
Mick helped out RAW with the next choice of The Big Show. The next WWE Superstar going to SmackDown was Dolph Ziggler. Stephanie handled the next draft choice for RAW and went with Nia Jax from NXT. After a brief commercial break, RAW chose the high-flying and very agile, Neville. SmackDown Live then picked Natalya!
Cesaro, the Swiss Superman, was the next brawler to get picked up by RAW. Alberto Del Rio got picked up next by SmackDown. Mick then made the final draft announcement and chose Sheamus.
Seth Rollins ended the night challenging champion Dean Ambrose for the WWE Championship belt. After an amazing battle, Dean held onto his belt and defeated Seth, fantastic!
For complete WWE Draft results click here.
HollywoodLifers, what did you think about the exciting WWE Draft event? What was your favorite part of the wild night?