Breaking News: WWE Draft announced for July 19
The first SmackDown after the brand split will host the much-awaited draft.
The revelation we have all been waiting for to happen ever since WWE announced its brand split has occurred just 30 minutes ago. Yes, WWE has just announced the date on which the Draft will be conducted and it will occur on July 19, the opening night of SmackDown’s live premiere.
For weeks, WWE universe has been buzzing about WWE Draft. Hands down WWE draft is one of the most exciting nights for a WWE fan as it will determine which WWE Superstar will belong to which brand. When the company announced the brand split and separate rosters for each brand, the first thing that came back to a fan’s mind was the draft.
Earlier, speculations spread through the internet on the potential date the draft will be conducted. July 18, the Raw before brand split comes into effect, was considered by most to be the ideal date for the draft to occur. But, it looks like WWE is planning to open SmackDown’s first live premiere in a grand manner.
By holding the draft on the first day of SmackDown’s live telecast, WWE has ensured that people tune-in to the first SmackDown after brand split comes into effect. WWE tweeted the following just 30 minutes ago from their official Twitter account.
It will be exciting to see which Superstars will be drafted to which brand and who will spearhead which show in the upcoming months. With WWE crowning a new WWE World Heavyweight Champion recently, we can expect things to be as surprising as the champion is.