Official Rules Announced for the Upcoming WWE Draft, NXT Stars Eligible to Be Drafted to Raw and Smackdown

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
Cesaro
Chris Jericho
Darren Young (w/ Bob Backlund)
Dean Ambrose – WWE Champion
Demon Kane
Dolph Ziggler
Erick Rowan
Jack Swagger
John Cena
Kalisto
Kevin Owens
Mark Henry
Neville
Randy Orton
Roman Reigns
Rusev (w/ Lana) – United States Champion
Sami Zayn
Seth Rollins
Sheamus
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
Naomi
Natalya
Paige
Sasha Banks
Summer Rae

A glaring absence from the list is that of The Undertaker, who is branded as a current Superstar on WWE.com. It’s also worth noting that while Brock Lesnar is eligible to drafted, Paul Heyman wasn’t included like other talent attached to a Superstar.

Other omissions from the list of eligible Superstars include injured wrestlers Emma, Luke Harper, Nikki Bella, Tamina and Tyson Kidd. Kane, Ryback and Rosa Mendes are also not listed.

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