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The 2016 WWE "Draft" Creates Two Rosters for their Flagship Wrestling Programs: Smackdown Live & Raw

In what was described by the WWE as "a new era" for the company, on July 19, 2016 the wrestling organization held a WWE Draft which divided the company's pro wrestlers into two separate rosters to exclusively appear on either Smackdown Live or Raw. This is the first WWE Draft since 2011. Special Note: This is Vincent K. McMahon's 34th year of ownership of what is now known as the WWE. Dividing the rosters at this time shows a desire and attempt at a different approach to what we have seen in the WWE since 2011.

The results of the draft are as follows:

SmackDown Live (Tuesdays on the USA Network)

SmackDown Live Commissioner: Shane McMahon
SmackDown Live General Manager: Daniel Bryan

WWE Champion Dean Ambrose
AJ Styles
John Cena
Randy Orton
Bray Wyatt
Becky Lynch
Intercontinental Champion The Miz (with Maryse)
Baron Corbin  
American Alpha (from NXT)
Dolph Ziggler
Alberto Del Rio
The Usos
Demon Kane 
The Ascension
Zack Ryder
Apollo Crews
Alexa Bliss (from NXT)
Eva Marie
The Vaudevillains
Erick Rowan
Mojo Rawley (from NXT)
Carmella (from NXT)

RAW (Mondays on the USA Network)

Raw Commissioner: Stephanie McMahon
Raw General Manger: Mick Foley

Seth Rollins 
WWE Women's Champion Charlotte
Finn Bálor (from NXT)
Roman Reigns
Brock Lesnar
WWE Tag Team Champions The New Day
Sami Zayn
Sasha Banks
Chris Jericho
United States Champion Rusev (with Lana)
Kevin Owens
Enzo & Cass
Gallows and Anderson
Big Show
Nia Jax
Golden Truth
Titus O'Neil
Darren Young (with Bob Backlund)
Sin Cara
Jack Swagger
The Dudley Boyz
Summer Rae
Mark Henry
Braun Strowman
Bo Dallas
Shining Stars
Alicia Fox
Dana Brooke
Curtis Axel