• Top Stable Expected To Change Brands During WWE Draft
The 2023 WWE Draft will begin on next week’s April 28th edition of SmackDown and will end on the May 1st RAW.
Triple H noted that every single superstar (thus hinting at NXT wrestlers as well) will be eligible and this year’s Draft will change the game.
According to Xero News, the following moves are being considered for the Draft:
– Judgment Day (SmackDown Women’s Champion Rhea Ripley, Dominik Mysterio, Finn Balor & Damian Priest) moving to SmackDown.
– Imperium (Intercontinental Champion Gunther, Ludwig Kaiser & Giovanni Vinci) moving to RAW.
– United States Champion Austin Theory moving to SmackDown.
– The entire Bloodline (Undisputed WWE Universal Champion Roman Reigns, The Usos, Solo Sikoa & Paul Heyman) remains on SmackDown.
– Undisputed WWE Tag Team Champions Kevin Owens & Sami Zayn to be on RAW.
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• ON THIS DAY IN WWE HISTORY (April 20, 2007) – WWE Friday Night SmackDown!
On this day in 2007, World Wrestling Entertainment aired another episode of their weekly TV show ‘WWE Friday Night SmackDown!’.
This episode was pre-taped at the DutchForum in Milan, Italy and featured matches & storyline segments on the road to the ‘WWE Backlash 2007’ PPV.
Here’s the official card from that night:
Batista vs. Fit Finlay
The Hardy Boys & Chris Benoit vs. Chavo Guerrero Jr., Gregory Helms & MVP
WWE Tag Team Titles: Paul London & Brian Kendrick vs. Deuce & Domino
Kane vs. William Regal & Dave Taylor
The Undertaker vs. Mr. Kennedy