Updated rosters for Raw and SmackDown following Saturday’s selections

After the first phase of the 2023 WWE Draft began on SmackDown on Friday, additional picks were announced Saturday at Low Peacock Showdown.

Record-eligible Superstars who weren’t selected on the first night of the draft were assigned to trademarks on Saturday, as were some selected NXT Superstars who received a call up to the main roster.

The following Superstars were drafted to Raw:

  • Viking Raiders (Erik, Ivar, Valhalla)
  • Maximum Male Models (Ma.çé, Mån.sôör, Maxxine Dupri)
  • Chelsea Green and Sonya Deville

The only SmackDown selections made on SmackDown LowDown were Lacey Evans and all of Hit Row, which consisted of Top Dolla, Ashante ‘Thee’ Adonis, and B-Fab.

The mix of Omos, MVP, Dolph Ziggler, Mustafa Ali and Von Wagner were not picked from NXT, which means they are free agents.

Arguably the most interesting selections made on Saturday were the NXT Superstars who were set to either return to the main roster and get their first opportunity as part of it.

Raw picked Apollo Crews, JD McDonagh, and Zoey Stark on Saturday, after picking NXT Women’s Champion Indi Hartwell to Raw and NXT Women’s Championship Alba Fyre and Isla Dawn to SmackDown on Friday.

The Crew previously spent several years on the main roster and is a former Intercontinental and United States Champion. He was sent to NXT to revitalize his career, and now he’s going to give it another go on Raw.

Arguably McDonagh and Stark were two of the best workers in NXT, and their wrestling ability would carry over to the red brand.

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On Friday, Raw and SmackDown made several selections, led by SmackDown picking undisputed WWE Universal Champions Roman Reigns, Solo Sekowa and Paul Heyman from The Bloodline, as well as Raw Women’s Champion Bianca Belair. Cody Rhodes and Becky Lynch were among Rowe’s top picks.

Through SmackDown and the first supplemental draft, the Raw and SmackDown rosters are as follows:


  • Imperium (Günther, Ludwig Kaiser, Giovanni Vinci)
  • Chelsea Green and Sonya Deville
  • Viking Raiders (Eric, Ivar, Valhalla)
  • Maximum Male Models (Ma.çé, Mån.sôör, Maxxine Dupri)

smack down

  • Bloodline (Roman Reigns, Solo Sequa and Paul Heyman)
  • Street Profits (Montez Ford and Angelo Dawkins)
  • The O.C. (AJ Styles, Luke Gallows, Karl Anderson, Mia Yim)
  • CTRL damage (Bayley, Iyo Sky, Dakota Kai)
  • Hit Row (Top Dolla, Ashante Thee Adonis & B-Fab)

WWE has been long overdue in making an adjustment to its roster, and if Friday and Saturday’s draft picks are any indication, Raw and SmackDown could look a lot different going forward.

The 2023 WWE draft will come to a close on Monday night when the rest of the WWE roster will find out where they will land during Raw.

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