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More WWE Draft Picks Announced After Raw, Updated Full Rosters

There were more WWE Draft picks announced after Raw last night on the Raw Talk show that airs on Peacock/WWE Network. As usual, Raw got more names because it is a three-hour show compared to Smackdown at two hours.

Here’s a listing of who got picked to what show on Raw Talk:

RAW

* Dana Brooke
* Dolph Ziggler and Robert Roode
* Jaxson Ryker
* Liv Morgan
* Mia Yim
* Tamina Snuka
* Tegan Nox
* Shelton Benjamin and Cedric Alexander
* The Miz
* Veer

SMACKDOWN

* Jinder Mahal and Shanky
* Natalya
* Shotzi Blackheart

During Raw last night, the picks went like this:

WWE Draft – First Round

#1 Raw – Smackdown Women’s Champion Becky Lynch

#2 Smackdown – Smackdown Tag Team Champions The Usos

#3 Raw – Bobby Lashley

#4 Smackdown – Sasha Banks

WWE Draft – Second Round

#5 Raw – Seth Rollins

#6 Smackdown – Intercontinental Champion King Nakamura & Rick Boogs

#7 Raw – United States Champion Damian Priest

#8 Smackdown – Sheamus

WWE Draft – Third Round

#9 Raw – AJ Styles & Omos

#10 Smackdown – Shayna Baszler

#11 Raw – Kevin Owens

#12 Smackdown – Xia Li

WWE Draft – Fourth Round

#13 Raw – The Street Profits

#14 Smackdown – Viking Raiders

#15 Raw – Finn Balor

#16 Smackdown – Ricochet

WWE Draft – Fifth Round

#17 Raw – Karrion Kross

#18 Smackdown – Humberto Carrillo & Angel Garza

#19 Raw – Alexa Bliss

#20 Smackdown – Cesaro

WWE Draft – Sixth Round

#21 Raw – Carmella

#22 Smackdown – Ridge Holland from NXT

#23 Raw – Olympic Gold Medalist Gable Steveson

#24 Smackdown – Sami Zayn

 

There were several superstars that were not picked because they are out of action due to injury or in the case of Lacey Evans, she’s pregnant. They are considered free agents along with several others:

FREE AGENTS:
* Asuka
* Bayley
* Brock Lesnar
* Elias
* Eva Marie
* Gran Metalik
* John Cena
* Lacey Evans
* Lince Dorado
* Shane McMahon
* Slapjack (Shane Thorne)
* Titus O’Neil

Brock Lesnar announced on Smackdown that he is a free agent. Gran Metalik reportedly asked for his release and will likely get it. It’s possible Lince Dorado will be released as well. Shane McMahon has been off television since WrestleMania. John Cena likely won’t be back until WrestleMania season.

The following graphics below show the entire rosters for both Raw and Smackdown. They were set out by WWE as a press release on Monday night. As a reminder, the new rosters take effect on Friday, October 22 after Crown Jewel one day earlier.

Here’s Raw:

Here’s Smackdown:

That appears to be all for this year’s WWE Draft. More thoughts and analysis coming on the draft picks later today on TJRWrestling.

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