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WWE Draft 2024 Results: Complete Raw and SmackDown Rosters


WWE Draft 2024 is officially over. The first 1 of the draft happened on the April 26th episode of SmackDown, while the second draft culminated on April 29th, Monday Night Raw. WWE Draft always comes with excitement and freshness within the company. Superstars change brands, which opens up possibilities for new rivalries and matchups. Let’s discuss every pick in the WWE Draft 2024, which resulted in complete Raw and SmackDown rosters.

WWE Draft 2024

The WWE Draft 2024 full list is available here individually for each brand.

WWE Raw Roster

The champions were retained on their respective brands. Cody Rhodes won the Universal Champion at WWE WrestleMania Night 2, a SmackDown title. So, he will stay on SmackDown. Damien Preist will remain on Raw. The same goes for all other champions.

– Damian Priest (World Heavyweight Champion)

– Becky Lynch (Women’s World Champion)

– Sami Zayn (Intercontinental Champion)

– Awesome Truth (World Tag Team Champions)

Now, let’s look at the Superstars drafted to Raw during WWE Draft 2024. 

• CM Punk

• Drew McIntyre 

• Seth Rollins

• Braun Strowman 

• The Judgment Day (Finn Balor, Dominik Mysterio, and JD McDonagh)

• Damage CTRL (Iyo Sky, Asuka, Kairi Sane, and Dakota Kai)

• Jey Uso

• Imperium (Gunther and Ludwig Kaiser)

• Bron Breakker 

• Liv Morgan

• Ricochet

• New Day  

• Bronson Reed

• Sheamus 

• Ilja Dragunov 

• Kiana James

• Alpha Academy (Chad Gable, Otis, Akira Tozawa, and Maxxine Dupri)

• Lyra Valkyria 

• The Final Testament (Karrion Kross, Scarlett, AOP, and Paul Ellering)

• LWO (Rey Mysterio, Dragon Lee, Cruz Del Toro, Joaquin Wilde, Zelina Vega, and Carlito)

• Ivar

• Alba Fyre and Isla Dawn 

• Dijak

• New Catch Republic 

• The Creed Brothers and Ivy Nile 

• Natalya

• Odyssey Jones 

• Katana Chance and Kayden Carter

• Zoey Stark 

• Shayna Baszler

Most of the roster is unchanged. Punk and McIntyre will be on Raw, and their anticipated rivalry will proceed on Monday Nights. Seth Rollins will be on the red brand after his return from injury. Gunther will be a major player on Raw, especially in participating in the upcoming King of the Ring tournament. The return of Braun Strowman and the future of the former NXT champion Bron Breakker will be exciting to watch. 

Let’s talk about some of the NXT call-ups. Dijak will be impactful in the upcoming months as he has everything needed to be a successful WWE Superstar, and his recent run in NXT has been well-praised by fans and critics. Lyra Valkyria and Kiana James will be a perfect addition to the Raw women’s division. Their arrival has opened new opportunities for fresh feuds for the Women’s World Champion, Becky Lynch. 

WWE SmackDown Roster

As mentioned, the champions were retained on their respective brands in the WWE Draft 2024. Hence, SmackDown retained:

– Cody Rhodes (Undisputed WWE Universal Champion)

– Bayley (WWE Women’s Champion)

– Logan Paul (United States Champion)

– A-Town Down Under (WWE Tag Team Champions)

Let’s review the list of superstars drafted to the blue brand in WWE Draft 2024.

• The Bloodline (Solo Sikoa, Tama Tonga, and Paul Heyman)

• Jade Cargill

• Bianca Belair

• Randy Orton 

• AJ Styles 

• LA Knight 

• Kevin Owens 

• The Pride (Bobby Lashley, Street Profits, and B-Fab)

• Naomi

• Shinsuke Nakamura 

• Carmelo Hayes

• Tiffany Stratton 

• Andrade

• DIY

• Nia Jax

• Baron Corbin 

• Tegan Nox 

 Legado Del Fantasma (Santos Escobar, Angel Garza, Humberto Carillo, and Elektra Lopez)

• Chelsea Green and Piper Niven

• Pretty Deadly 

• Apollo Crews

• Blair Davenport 

• Cedric Alexander and Ashante “Thee” Adonis

• The O.C. (Luke Gallows, Karl Anderson, and Michin)

• Candice LeRae and Indi Hartwell 

• Giovanni Vinci 

It is an interesting roster, and many feuds are coming in the upcoming year. The Bloodline’s story will continue on Friday Nights, opening an opportunity for Roman Reigns to return to the SmackDown brand. Randy Orton’s much-anticipated storyline with Cody Rhodes will be upon us sooner or later. Carmelo Hayes can chase his first main roster title when he goes for the U.S. Championship. Jade Cargill and Bianca Belair will build their ultimate feud, which started with being friends. Hopefully, DIY will soon be getting their hands on the WWE Tag Team Titles as they have recently done great work in the tag team division.

It will be an interesting year for Tiffany Stratton and the newest NXT call-up, Blair Davenport, on the blue brand. Baron Corbin is back on the main roster. Hopefully, WWE uses him to his full potential, as his work as a heel superstar is one of the best in recent memory. 

These were WWE Draft 2024 Results: Complete Raw and SmackDown Rosters. Many of our WWE Draft predictions were inaccurate, as WWE surprised everyone by retaining most of the superstars instead of drafting them for other brands. Which superstar from a particular brand are you most excited to see? 


Umair Basraa

Umair Basraa is an experienced Sports Writer with over three years of expertise covering a wide range of sports, including Cricket, Wrestling, UFC/MMA, Boxing, NBA, and Football. His insightful analysis and engaging storytelling bring the excitement and drama of sports to life for his readers. Basraa's work captures the intricacies of each game, offering a deep understanding of the athletes and events that shape the world of sports.

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