WWE 2023 Draft Results Night 2 (Raw)
The 2023 edition of the WWE Draft concluded on the May 1st edition of Monday Night Raw.
On this week’s episode of Raw from Fort Worth, Texas, the second night of the 2023 WWE Draft took place.
Triple H started off the WWE Draft just like he did on Smackdown. Hunter announced that “The Beast” Brock Lesnar is not eligible to be drafted. Hunter said that Brock renegotiated his status as a free agent that can appear on any brand at any time.
The new rosters will go into effect on Monday, May 8th on Raw after Backlash.
These picks were announced by WWE’s Chief Content Officer Triple H.
1. Raw – Smackdown Women’s Champion Rhea Ripley
2. Smackdown – United States Champion Austin Theory
3. Raw – Seth “Freakin” Rollins
4. Smackdown – Charlotte Flair
WWE Hall of Famer Booker T announced the Raw picks while his wife, Hall of Famer Sharmell, announced the Smackdown picks.
5. Raw – Undisputed WWE Tag Team Champions Sami Zayn & Kevin Owens
6. Smackdown – The Usos (Jimmy & Jey Uso)
7. Raw – The Judgment Day (Finn Balor, Damian Priest & Dominik Mysterio)
8. Smackdown – Latino World Order (Rey Mysterio, Santos Escobar, Cruz Del Toro, Joaquin Wilde & Zelina Vega)
WWE Hall of Famer Shawn Michaels announced the Raw and Smackdown picks.
9. Raw – WWE Women’s Tag Team Champions Raquel Rodriguez & Liv Morgan
10. Smackdown – Asuka
11. Raw – The New Day (Xavier Woods & Kofi Kingston). They did not mention Big E.
12. Smackdown – The Brawling Brutes (Sheamus, Butch & Ridge Holland)
WWE Hall of Famer Eric Bischoff read the Raw picks and WWE Hall of Famer Rob Van Dam read the Smackdown picks.
13. Raw – Trish Stratus
14. Smackdown – Karrion Kross with Scarlett
15. Raw – Ronda Rousey & Shayna Baszler
16. Smackdown – LA Knight
WWE Hall of Famer Molly Holly read the Raw picks and WWE Hall of Famer Road Dogg read the Smackdown picks.
17. Raw – Braun Strowman & Ricochet
18. Smackdown – Shotzi
19. Raw – Bronson Reed
20. Smackdown – Pretty Deadly from NXT (Elton Prince & Kit Wilson)
WWE Hall of Famer John Bradshaw Layfield read the Raw picks while WWE Hall of Famer Teddy Long read the Smackdown picks.
21. Raw – Alpha Academy (Chad Gable & Otis)
22. Smackdown – Rick Boogs
23. Raw – Katana Chance & Kayden Carter from NXT
24. Smackdown – Cameron Grimes from NXT
That was the end of televised picks. There will be more supplemental draft picks on Raw Talk after Raw.
The following wrestlers were drafted to Raw during Raw Talk on Peacock/WWE Network.
Angel Garza and Humberto Carrillo
Riddick Moss and Emma
Indus Sher – Jinder Mahal, Veer & Sanga
Smackdown only got two picks:
The following wrestlers are considered free agents: Baron Corbin, Cedric Alexander and Shelton Benjamin, Elias and Xyon Quinn.