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WWE Draft 2021: Full list of night one picks


The 2021 WWE Draft kicks off on tonight's SmackDown in Baltimore

The draft is a two-night event that will begin on tonight's SmackDown and conclude on Monday's Raw. Monday's show is taking place in Nashville.

WWE has explained that half of the roster will be eligible to be drafted tonight, while the other half will be eligible to be drafted on night two. Any undrafted wrestlers will automatically become free agents and can sign with the brand of their choosing.

NXT is expected to be included in the draft, with some wrestlers moving to SmackDown and Raw.

The post-draft rosters won't officially go into effect until Friday, October 22, which is the night after Crown Jewel.

SmackDown opened the draft by selecting Universal Champion Roman Reigns. Raw drafted WWE Champion Big E with their first pick. SmackDown Women's Champion Charlotte Flair then moved to SmackDown, while Raw selected Bianca Belair.

The updated list of picks from night one are listed below, along with the picks made on Saturday's Talking Smack:

SmackDown --

  1. Universal Champion Roman Reigns
  2. Raw Women's Champion Charlotte Flair
  3. Drew McIntyre
  4. New Day's Kofi Kingston & Xavier Woods
  5. Happy Corbin & Madcap Moss
  6. Hit Row (NXT North American Champion Isaiah "Swerve" Scott, Top Dolla, Ashante "Thee" Adonis & B-Fab)
  7. Naomi
  8. Jeff Hardy
  9. Aliyah
  10. Drew Gulak
  11. Mace
  12. Mansoor
  13. Mustafa Ali
  14. Toni Storm

Raw --

  1. WWE Champion Big E
  2. Bianca Belair
  3. Raw Tag Team Champions RK-Bro (Randy Orton & Riddle)
  4. Edge
  5. WWE Women's Tag Team Champions Rhea Ripley & Nikki A.S.H.
  6. Keith "Bearcat" Lee
  7. Rey & Dominik Mysterio
  8. Austin Theory
  9. Akira Tozawa
  10. Alpha Academy (Otis & Chad Gable)
  11. Apollo Crews & Commander Azeez
  12. Doudrop
  13. Drake Maverick
  14. John Morrison
  15. Nia Jax
  16. 24/7 Champion Reggie
  17. R-Truth
  18. T-Bar
  19. Zelina Vega