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WWE News: WWE announces interesting rules for the Draft

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The Draft returns in 2 days!

The WWE Draft will take place this Tuesday, on the Live edition of SmackDown. Recently, the company revealed the official rules and regulations along with the procedures for the upcoming Draft :

“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.”

WWE also confirmed the list of WWE Superstars who are eligible to be drafted : 

Male Roster
AJ Styles
Alberto Del Rio
Apollo Crews
Baron Corbin
Big Show
Braun Strowman
Bray Wyatt
Brock Lesnar
Chris Jericho
Darren Young (w/ Bob Backlund)
Dean Ambrose – WWE Champion
Demon Kane
Dolph Ziggler
Erick Rowan
Jack Swagger
John Cena
Kevin Owens
Mark Henry
Randy Orton
Roman Reigns
Rusev (w/ Lana) – United States Champion
Sami Zayn
Seth Rollins
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, Heath Slater and Curtis Axel)
The Ascension (Konnor and Viktor)
The Dudley Boyz (Bubba Ray and D-Von Dudley)
The New Day (Big E, Xavier Woods and Kofi Kingston) – Tag Team Champions
The Usos (Jey and Jimmy Uso)
The Vaudevillains (Aiden English and Simon Gotch)

Female roster
Alicia Fox
Becky Lynch
Charlotte – WWE Women's Champion
Dana Brooke
Eva Marie
Sasha Banks
Summer Rae notes that The Undertaker and Triple H are not listed as eligible draft picks, although they are a part of the WWE roster. Several injured wrestlers are omitted from this list including Emma, Luke Harper, Nikki Bella, Tamina and Tyson Kidd. Former Intercontinental Champion Ryback, who had his issues with WWE recently, is not mentioned in the list either. 

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