The second half is in the books. Over the course of last night’s “Monday Night Raw” and tonight’s “Smackdown Live”, WWE has undergone a Superstar Shakeup. Last night saw several talents going to “Monday Night Raw” and tonight another set went over to “Smackdown Live”.

Here’s the full list of talent moving to the blue show in the chronological order that they were announced.

Byron Saxton
Kevin Owens
Sami Zayn
Shining Stars
Jinder Mahal
Sin Cara
New Day

Rusev and Lana were announced separately with both names being listed as coming to “Smackdown Live”. Lana’s video showed her dancing on a chair, which would suggest that she’ll be on her own in a new gimmick. Also announced was Tamina, who was never officially on “Monday Night Raw” but hasn’t wrestled in nearly a year due to a knee injury.

You can read the full results here.

Opinion: That’s a very up and down list of talent with names like Mahal and Cara being mostly worthless while people like New Day, Owens and Charlotte having a chance to make a real impact in their new home. We’ll see how things shake out, but at the moment “Smackdown Live” is lacking a top star (remember that Cena will be gone for a good while), meaning someone needs to move up the card.

Sami Zayn and Kevin Owens join the blue brand: SmackDown LIVE, April 11, 2017

Who do you think is the best acquisition? Which show did better? Let us know in the comments below.


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