Originally published at Four NXT talent drafted to the WWE main roster in supplemental draft
The supplemental picks for night one of the 2023 WWE draft have been revealed.
The names were unveiled on Saturday’s edition of The SmackDown Lowdown on the WWE Network.
Four members of the NXT roster were called up. Apollo Crews makes his return to the main roster, going to Raw.
Also heading to Raw are Zoey Stark and JD McDonagh, while Von Wagner becomes a main roster free agent.
The Viking Raiders & Valhalla have been drafted from SmackDown to Raw, while Candice LeRae and Dexter Lumis remain on that show.
Also staying on Raw are the Maximum Male Models (ma.cé, mån.sôör w/ Maxxine Dupri).
Hit Row (Top Dolla & Ashante “Thee” Adonis w/ B-Fab) remain on SmackDown.
Omos (w/ MVP) becomes a free agent, according to Scott Stanford, “Thanks to the smart negotiations by MVP to maximize Omos’ visibility on both brands.”
Also listed as free agents were Mustafa Ali and Dolph Ziggler.
Later on the show, it was announced that Lacey Evans will stay on SmackDown.
Natalya will move from SmackDown to Raw, while Chelsea Green & Sonya Deville will remain on that brand.
Together with the talent drafted during SmackDown on Friday night, the complete first phase of the 2023 WWE draft is as follows:
- SmackDown – Undisputed WWE Universal Champion Roman Reigns, Solo Sikoa & Paul Heyman (The Bloodline)
- Raw – Cody Rhodes
- SmackDown – Raw Women’s Champion Bianca Belair
- Raw – Becky Lynch
- SmackDown – Montez Ford & Angelo Dawkins (The Street Profits)
- Raw – Intercontinental Champion Gunther, Ludwig Kaiser & Giovanni Vinci (Imperium)
- SmackDown – Edge
- Raw – Matt Riddle
- SmackDown – Bobby Lashley
- Raw – Drew McIntyre
- SmackDown – AJ Styles, Michin, Luke Gallows & Karl Anderson (The OC)
- Raw – The Miz
- SmackDown – Bayley, Dakota Kai & IYO SKY (Damage CTRL)
- Raw – Shinsuke Nakamura
- SmackDown – NXT Women’s Tag Team Champions Alba Fyre & Isla Dawn
- Raw – NXT Women’s Champion Indi Hartwell
- SmackDown – Hit Row, Lacey Evans
- Raw – Apollo Crews, Candice LeRae, Chelsea Green & Sonya Deville, The Viking Raiders (w/ Valhalla), Dexter Lumis, JD McDonagh, Maximum Male Models, Zoey Stark
- Free agents – Omos (w/ MVP), Mustafa Ali, Dolph Ziggler, Von Wagner