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Includes which brand picks first draft, which stars are eligible for drafting, and it also reveals how the NXT roster will be involved. Oh yeah, and unfortunately, it doesn't really give the impression that both brands will be treated equally so that's...something. :-/

Source: http://www.wwe.com/article/wwe-draft-rules-2016?sf31145673=1

Draft rules revealed: Everything you need to know about the WWE Draft

With this Tuesday's WWE Draft on the premiere of SmackDown Live on USA Network fast approaching, WWE.com answers the biggest questions of the WWE Universe with a breakdown of the official rules, regulations and procedures for one of the biggest nights in WWE history — including a major update that will change the face of NXT as well.

The rules for the WWE Draft are as follows:

-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​
-The list of current WWE Superstars eligible for the WWE Draft will be as follows:

Male Superstars

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

Female Superstars
Alicia Fox
Becky Lynch
Charlotte – WWE Women’s Champion
Dana Brooke
Eva Marie
Naomi
Natalya
Paige
Sasha Banks
Summer Rae
 

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The rules for the WWE Draft are as follows:

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
 

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Interesting rules, especially with the news that there's going to be some teams split up. I'm really hoping that they get the balance right with the 3 to 2 pick ratio, which to be honest seems a little slanted in Raw's favour in terms of getting the better talent. Interesting that there will only be 6 NXT picks aswell, assuming that again the NXT picks are tag-teams count for 1 pick that's actually a decent number of call-ups without totally emptying the NXT roster.
 

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Interesting to see Kane not on the list.
 

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I copied the information to the opening post so everyone don't have to click the link.
-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
As silly as it sounds I'm not surprised. It's the only way to avoid Raw being complete trash. Now it will just be trash. I'm more intrigued on who is drafted from NXT and what show they go to. Also, I can see Steph purposely drafting one member of a team to break up the team as a heel move. I still think the entire tag division and belts should be on one show and the women should be on another. That way you aren't messing up the divisions.

Smackdown is going to be the much better show. I just get this vibe.
 
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