WWE is holding another Draft this year and it’s coming up very soon. If you need to brush-up on this year’s special rules click here.
FOX released a bunch of information about the upcoming event including celebrity guests. They are going all out to make this feel like a real sporting event and have even invited some stars who are fans of the product.
The list of celebrities that will be appearing is as follows:
Fourteen-time MLB All-Star and FOX analyst Alex Rodriguez, “Saturday Night Live’s” Michael Che and Colin Jost of “Weekend Update” segments, “Mr. Robot’s” Christian Slater, “NFL on FOX’s” Joe Buck and Pro Football Hall of Famer Troy Aikman, and “Mad Money” host Jim Cramer are among the celebrities set to take part.
The WWE Draft will determine the rosters of Raw and SmackDown. It begins tomorrow on Friday Night SmackDown at 8 ET/5 PT on FOX and continues Monday on Raw at 8/7 C on USA Network.
Additional personalities scheduled to appear include:
Kevin Burkhardt and Frank Thomas — FOX MLB analysts
Terry Bradshaw, Howie Long, Jimmy Johnson and Tony Gonzalez — FOX NFL Sunday
Ronde Barber, Charles Davis, Chris Spielman and Daryl Johnston — FOX NFL analysts
Charissa Thompson, Michael Vick and Peter Schrager — FOX NFL Kickoff
Rob Stone, Brady Quinn, Reggie Bush, Matt Leinart and Urban Meyer — Big Noon Kickoff
Joel Klatt — FOX College Football analyst
Dulé Hill of USA’s “Psych” and “Suits”
James Roday of “Psych”
Marcus Lemonis of “The Profit”
Margaret Josephs and Melissa Gorga of “Real Housewives of New Jersey”
Rodney Harrison and Chris Simms — Football Night in America
Rebecca Lowe, Robbie Mustoe and Kyle Martino — Premier League Live
The WWE Draft will be a very interesting experience. They are focusing hard to give this a legitimate sports feel ever since someone showed Vince McMahon what the NFL draft looks like. That’s seriously what happened.