The 2021 WWE Draft kicked off with SmackDown and Raw each making eight selections last night.
With the first pick of the draft, SmackDown selected Universal Champion Roman Reigns. Raw chose WWE Champion Big E with their first pick. Raw Women's Champion Charlotte Flair then moved to SmackDown, while Raw drafted Bianca Belair.
Drew McIntyre, Kofi Kingston & Xavier Woods, Happy Corbin & Madcap Moss, Hit Row, Naomi, and Jeff Hardy were SmackDown's other draft picks. Raw drafted Raw Tag Team Champions RK-Bro, Edge, Women's Tag Team Champions Nikki A.S.H. & Rhea Ripley, Keith "Bearcat" Lee, Rey & Dominik Mysterio, and Austin Theory.
Only half of the roster was eligible to be drafted last night. The remaining half will be eligible when the draft concludes on Monday's episode of Raw.
Also on last night's show, Brock Lesnar appeared and continued the build to his match against Reigns at Crown Jewel, Bianca Belair took on Sasha Banks in the main event, and Seth Rollins invaded Edge's home after getting Edge to show up at SmackDown.
More coverage from last night --
- Speak Now: WWE Draft on SmackDown, AEW Rampage recaps 10/1
- WWE 205 Live results: Imperium vs. Ikemen Jiro & Trey Baxter
- Brock Lesnar declares himself a 'free agent' on WWE SmackDown
- WWE Draft 2021: Full list of night one picks
- NXT's Hit Row, Austin Theory selected in WWE Draft
- WWE announces King of the Ring, Queen's Crown tournaments
- Goldberg to appear on Monday's WWE Raw
- WWE SmackDown live results: WWE Draft night one
WWE SmackDown video highlights --
The WWE Draft begins
Brock Lesnar appears, lays waste to Roman Reigns and The Usos
Kevin Owens vs. Happy Corbin
Second round WWE Draft picks
Seth Rollins invades Edge's home
Liv Morgan vs. Carmella
Third round WWE Draft picks
The Street Profits & The New Day vs. Alpha Academy, Dolph Ziggler & Robert Roode
Fourth round WWE Draft picks
Brock Lesnar announces that he's a free agent, Reigns gives Paul Heyman an order
Bianca Belair vs. Sasha Banks
SmackDown fallout: Hit Row react to being drafted to SmackDown
SmackDown fallout: Naomi is happy to stay on SmackDown
SmackDown fallout: Monday Night Raw just became All Day