The premiere episode of WWE SmackDown Live came to you, live, from the DCU Center in Worcester, MA. On a groundbreaking, career-altering night that would change the course of WWE forever, the entire WWE roster would be split in two as the WWE brand extension would return to shake things up again as the WWE Draft would be held on SmackDown Live to determine who will be exclusively competing on RAW and who will be exclusively competing on SmackDown Live with RAW Commissioner Stephanie McMahon and RAW General Manager Mick Foley making the draft picks for RAW while SmackDown Commissioner Shane McMahon and SmackDown General Manager Daniel Bryan would be making the draft picks for SmackDown Live! With currently active Superstars such as Brock Lesnar, John Cena, Seth Rollins, Roman Reigns, Kevin Owens, Sami Zayn, Chris Jericho, Sasha Banks, AJ Styles, and even WWE Champion Dean Ambrose all eligible to be drafted, there is no telling where WWE’s top stars will be come next week as the entire landscape of WWE will be altered and the new era of fighting for survival between RAW and SmackDown will begin.
- John Cena (with Enzo & Cass) def. Luke Gallows (with AJ Styles & Karl Anderson) by pin following the Attitude Adjustment.
- Darren Young (with Bob Backlund) & Zack Ryder def. The Miz (with Maryse) & Rusev (with Lana) by The Miz tapping out to Darren Young’s Crossface Chicken Wing.
- Bray Wyatt (with Erick Rowan & Braun Strowman) def. Xavier Woods (with Big E & Kofi Kingston) by pin following Sister Abigail.
- 2-on-1 Handicap Match: Charlotte & Dana Brooke def. Sasha Banks by Charlotte pinning Sasha Banks following Natural Selection.
- Chris Jericho def. Cesaro by pin following the Codebreaker.
- WWE Championship: Dean Ambrose (c) def. Seth Rollins by pin following Dirty Deeds to retain.
Televised Draft Results
- RAW drafts Seth Rollins.
- SmackDown drafts WWE Champion Dean Ambrose.
- RAW drafts Women’s Champion Charlotte.
- SmackDown drafts AJ Styles.
- RAW drafts Finn Balor.
- RAW drafts Roman Reigns.
- SmackDown drafts John Cena.
- RAW drafts Brock Lesnar.
- SmackDown drafts Randy Orton.
- RAW drafts WWE Tag Team Champions The New Day.
- RAW drafts Sami Zayn.
- SmackDown drafts Bray Wyatt.
- RAW drafts Sasha Banks.
- SmackDown drafts Becky Lynch.
- RAW drafts Chris Jericho.
- RAW drafts United States Champion Rusev (with Lana).
- SmackDown drafts Intercontinental Champion The Miz (with Maryse).
- RAW drafts Kevin Owens.
- SmackDown drafts Baron Corbin.
- RAW drafts Enzo & Cass.
- RAW drafts Gallows & Anderson.
- SmackDown drafts American Alpha.
- RAW drafts Big Show.
- SmackDown drafts Dolph Ziggler.
- RAW drafts Nia Jax.
- RAW drafts Neville.
- SmackDown drafts Natalya.
- RAW drafts Cesaro.
- SmackDown drafts Alberto Del Rio.
- RAW drafts Sheamus.
See page 2 for detailed results.