During this week’s WWE SmackDown, Stephanie McMahon took over WWE Draft Day 1, switching brands as some shocking names. Everyone was at the mercy of draft night and it was really amazing to see who went where. Most shocking of all was the split of New Day between SmackDown and Raw, especially after Kofi Kingston and Xavier Woods just returned.
Who stopped and switched brands during WWE Draft Day 1. Let us know what WWE Champion Drew McIntyre and Universal Champion Roman Reigns are all about, both of which live on their own brands Raw and SmackDown. WWE Raw Women’s Champion Asuka on Raw, Messiah Seth Rollins was drafted at SmackDown. The Hurt Business will continue to cause scuffles on Raw while AJ Styles drafts Raw. Sasha Banks will remain on SmackDown and continue to harass her former best-friend and WWE SmackDown Women’s Champion Bayley while Noami moves to Raw and Bianca Blair moves to SmackDown.
See the WWE Draft picks below:
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WWE Women’s Tag Team Champions Shayna Baszler and Nia Jax also on Raw, Jey Uso will be on SmackDown while Mandy Rose will be on Raw. Following the Rollins path, Dominik and Rey Mysterio stepped into SmackDown as well as The Miz and John Morrison drafted for Raw. The newly crowned WWE SmackDown tag team Kofi Kingston and Xavier Woods were drafted into Raw. Big E stayed on SmackDown, thus regretting splitting New Day sadly. Dana Brooke and Angel Garza on Raw. Otis on SmackDown to end Day 1 of the WWE Draft.