WWE announced the rules and Superstar pools for the 2020 WWE Draft earlier tonight.
Starting this Friday, October 9 on Friday Night SmackDown, the WWE Draft will begin. It will be hosted by Stephanie McMahon.
60 Male and Female Superstars and Tag Teams from Raw and SmackDown will be part of the WWE Draft. 20 will be eligible to be drafted on Friday’s SmackDown and 30 will be eligible to be drafted on Monday Night Raw. Every two picks SmackDown makes, Raw will get three picks.
Superstars were also placed in pools that will be available on each show.
We will have live coverage of both SmackDown and Raw with full results of the WWE Draft being posted on October 9 and October 12.
You can view the full list of rules and pools below:
WWE Draft rules and Superstar pools set for 2020 edition
The WWE Draft will get underway this Friday, Oct. 9 on SmackDown and conclude Monday, Oct. 12 on Raw. WWE Chief Brand Officer Stephanie McMahon will once again preside over both nights of selections.
As reported by FOX Sports, the rules and Superstar pools have now been finalized for the 2020 WWE Draft.
— Over 60 Male Superstars, Female Superstars and Tag Teams have been placed into the 2020 WWE Draft.
— More than 20 Superstars are eligible to be drafted on Friday night and more than 30 Superstars are eligible to be drafted on Monday night.
— Due to the length of each show, for every two picks that SmackDown selects, Raw will get three picks.
— Tag Teams will count as one pick unless FOX or USA Network, in conjunction with WWE Officials, wants to pick one Superstar from the team.
— Any undrafted Superstars will immediately be declared free agents and able to sign with the brand of their choosing.
WWE Superstars have been split into eligible pools for the Friday and Monday episodes of the WWE Draft. Conversations have been ongoing between WWE officials, FOX and USA Network, so stay locked into WWE Digital for the latest.
Heavy Machinery (Otis & Tucker)
The Hurt Business (Bobby Lashley, Shelton Benjamin, Cedric Alexander and MVP)
Lucha House Party (Kalisto, Gran Metalik and Lince Dorado)
The Miz & John Morrison
Rey & Dominik Mysterio
The New Day (Big E, Kofi Kingston and Xavier Woods)
Shayna Baszler & Nia Jax
Dolph Ziggler & Robert Roode
Erik (of The Viking Raiders)
RETRIBUTION (Mustafa Ali, T-BAR, MACE, SLAPJACK, RECKONING & RETALIATION)
The Riott Squad (Ruby Riott & Liv Morgan)
Shinsuke Nakamura & Cesaro
The Street Profits (Angelo Dawkins & Montez Ford)
Don’t miss this WWE Draft on Friday, Oct. 9 at 8/7 C on FOX and Monday, Oct. 12 at 8/7 C on USA Network to see where your favorite Superstars are headed.