The WWE Universe awaits the 17th edition of the WWE Draft, set to begin on April 28 with Friday Night SmackDown and conclude on May 1 with Monday Night Raw. This monumental event marks the first draft under Chief Content Officer Triple H's creative leadership since Vince McMahon's retirement in July 2022.
Triple H has promised a "game changer" for the WWE Universe during the April 7, 2023 episode of SmackDown, revealing that every WWE superstar, active or inactive, is eligible for this year's draft. With the draft rapidly approaching, fans are eager to see which NXT stars will make their WWE main roster debut.
What Can We Anticipate from the 2023 WWE Draft?
Prominent NXT talents such as Cameron Grimes, Tyler Bate, Ilja Dragunov, Bron Breakker, and Pretty Deadly (Elton Prince and Kit Wilson) are rumored to be promoted to the men's division.
As for the women's division, Nikkita Lyons is said to be in line for a main roster push, with more NXT female superstars potentially joining her. Indi Hartwell, however, is reportedly off the table after winning the NXT Women's Championship at Stand & Deliver 2023.
Out of these names, Bron Breakker and Ilja Dragunov have been scorching topics regarding main roster promotions. Fans are eager to witness these fresh talents' impact on the established landscape of WWE.
New World Title Revealed by Triple H on Raw
In addition to the excitement surrounding new talent, Triple H made a groundbreaking announcement on the April 24th episode of Monday Night Raw.
He unveiled a brand new World Heavyweight Championship, reintroducing the prestigious title that was retired in 2016. The 14-time world champion explained that the WWE Universe deserved more than Roman Reigns had been offering in terms of championship defenses.
Triple H's announcement clarified that if Reigns is drafted, he will retain the WWE Undisputed Universal Championship and remain on the chosen brand. This development adds another layer of intrigue to the already highly anticipated 2023 WWE Draft.
The WWE Universe is excited about the two-night event, expecting surprising shake-ups, fresh faces, and new rivalries to emerge from this year's WWE Draft. With Triple H at the helm, fans are eager to see what twists and turns await the world of professional wrestling.
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