WWE is using their 2016 Draft to heavily promote Smackdown’s move to live on the USA Network and to promote the WWE Network. The WWE Network will host a WWE Draft Pre-Show at 7 PM tonight, followed by a second-screen experience that will air during the Draft. Afterwards, the WWE Draft will continue on WWE Network where the remaining picks for both Raw and Smackdown will air from 10 to 11 PM ET. Below is a graphic from Twitter:
— WWE News (@WWENewsAlerts) July 19, 2016
Tonight’s WWE Draft will feature Mauro Ranallo, Michael Cole, Jerry Lawler and Byron Saxton as the announce team.
As CJ reported earlier, Dean Ambrose will face Seth Rollins tonight on Smackdown Live in a Raw rematch for the WWE Championship.
Our Smackdown “Open Thread” will begin at 8 PM ET tonight here at WrestlingNewsWorld.com for streaming live results and your discussion. Also, we’ll have comprehensive coverage of every single pick.