Becky Lynch to Gable Steveson: Every WWE Draft Pick on Raw

Published 10/05/2021, 1:45 AM EDT


The WWE Draft 2021 was back for its Night Two on Monday Night Raw today. Night One of the draft was interesting as we saw some unusual switching of brands and were also treated to some fresh faces in the main roster.

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Night Two of the draft provided more of the same entertainment, with some big superstars getting drafted. Becky Lynch, Finn Balor, Seth Rollins, and Sasha Banks were all involved in the draft.

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Night Two of the Draft comprised five rounds, and it got the fans on the edge of their seats during every round.

Apart from the drafts on the main show, there were also some drafts on the Raw Talk show. Here is a list of all the drafts that took place during Night Two of the WWE Draft 2021.

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Round 1 of the WWE Draft 2021

Round 1 of the draft was the most surprising and exciting one. It involved big superstars like Becky Lynch, Sasha Banks, Bobby Lashley, and The Usos.

Becky was the first pick as she made a shocking switch to the red brand of WWE. The switch provides some balance and excitement to the roster, considering Charlotte Flair’s switch to the blue brand.

The move certainly raised some eyebrows, exactly like when Charlotte got drafted to SmackDown despite being the Raw Women’s Champion. In a curious mirror-scenario, Becky, who is currently the SmackDown Women’s Champion but has been picked by the red brand of WWE now. It will be interesting to see how WWE deals with this situation.

However, the other picks of this round, namely Sasha Banks, Bobby and The Usos, were all kept by their respective brands. There were reports of ‘The Almighty’ of making the switch to SmackDown, but that was not the case as he got picked by Raw during this round.

Round 2 of the WWE Draft 2021

During the second round of the Draft, Raw picked Seth Rollins and Damian Priest. Rollins’ switch to Raw wasn’t exactly a shocker, considering Edge getting drafted to Raw last week.

With the final chapter of the Rollins-Edge rivalry yet to unfold, we predicted Rollins to switch brands in order to put an end to this rivalry. SmackDown picked Sheamus and King Nakamura & Rick Boogs during this round of the draft.

Round 3 of the WWE Draft 2021

There was a new face involved in the third round of the draft, Xia Li. Li has caught the attention of the fans with her talent in NXT. Now, with Raw picking Xia Li during the draft, it might be the time for her to shine on the big stage. It’ll be interesting to see how Xia’s character develops, as she certainly showed promise during her time in NXT.

Round 3 also involved some big superstars as well. Kevin Owens and Shayna Baszler switched brands whereas AJ Styles and Omos remained on Raw. Owens got drafted to Raw while Shayna made the switch to SmackDown.

Round 4 of the WWE Draft 2021

Finn Balor got drafted to Raw during the fourth round of the draft, following his loss to Roman Reigns at the Extreme Rules PPV. Fans of the Monday night franchise must be excited to see the superstar back at Raw.


Ricochet, The Street Profits, and The Viking Raiders were the other participants in this round. The Street Profits got picked by the red brand of WWE while SmackDown got Ricochet and Erik and Ivar of The Viking Raiders.

Round 5 of the WWE Draft 2021

Karrion Kross and Alexa Bliss were the two superstars who got picked by Raw during this round. Bliss was reported to be taking time off following her defeat to Charlotte Flair. But now, we might see her in action soon again on Raw.

SmackDown picked the Swiss superstar, Cesaro and Angel Garza & Humberto Carillo, the newly formed tag team.

Round 6 of the WWE Draft 2021

Round 6 was special as it witnessed the big move of Gable Steveson to WWE. Raw snapped the oppotunity to sign the highly-rated star, fresh off an Olympic Gold Medal win in wrestling for the United States.

This is certainly going to be an impressive addition as fans are excited to see how Steveson fares under the bright lights of the WWE. Carmella was another superstar who got picked by Raw in this round.


Sami Zayn, who was frustrated by the expectant wait for his pick, and Ridge Holland, the NXT star, were the other superstars involved in this round. Both of them got picked by SmackDown.

Raw Talk Drafts

During the Raw Talk Drafts, separation was in the air as multiple tag teams got broken up and moved to different franchises.

Tegan Nox got separated from her tag team partner Shotzi Blackheart as she got picked by the red brand of WWE while Shotzi got drafted to SmackDown. Similarly, we saw Veer getting separated from Jinder Mahal and Shanky. We will see Mahal and Shanky on SmackDown while Veer got drafted to Raw.

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SmackDown also picked Natalya. This pick meant the end for the tag team of Natalya and Tamina, as both will now be seen on different brands.

Dana Brooke, Dolph Ziggler & Robert Roode, Jaxson Ryker, Liv Morgan, Mia Yim, Tamina, Hurt Business (Benjamin & Alexander), and The Miz were the other picks made by Raw during the Raw Talk.

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The WWE Draft 2021 has provided a fresh bolt of energy to the WWE. Not only did we see some incredible superstars jump ship, but we will also get to see some exciting new faces in the main roster now.

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Shouvik Nath

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Shouvik Nath is a WWE and AEW author at Essentially Sports. Having completed his graduation from St.Xavier’s College, Shouvik wished to follow his passion for pro wrestling.

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