15 superstars move to WWE Raw in the Superstar Shake-up

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WWE's Superstar Shake-up is well underway this week in Montreal, Canada, with several superstars making a permanent switch to Monday Night Raw.

Many superstars are expected to switch brands over the next coming days in the WWE in order to freshen storylines and feuds up within the company following WrestleMania 35.

In total, 15 superstars made the permanent switch to WWE's red brand, transferring over from either SmackDown Live, NXT, or from brand free agency.

Following the conclusion of Raw this week, WWE has released a graphic on their Twitter account confirming that the following superstars have made their switch to the red brand through the Superstar Shake-up.

These superstars are The Miz, Andrade, Zelina Vega, Ricochet, Aleister Black, The Viking Experience (formerly known as War Raiders in NXT), Rey Mysterio, The Usos, Naomi, Eric Young, EC3, Cedric Alexander, Lars Sullivan, Lacey Evans, and AJ Styles.

The biggest mover to Raw on this list is Styles, as The Phenomenal One has moved from SmackDown to Raw and straight into the show's main event scene. He will likely soon challenge Seth Rollins for the Universal Championship.

Other interesting movers include Andrade, who competed against Finn Balor on this week's Raw. He managed to defeat the Intercontinental Champion in a match too, so he very well could have a clash for the title very soon.


Both Styles' and Andrade's title matches could happen as soon as the Money in the Bank pay-per-view on May 19. 

The Viking Experience's (aka War Raiders) move from NXT to Raw has been one of the most talked about switches of the Superstar Shake-up due to many fans not being very fond of the tag team's new name.

Other tag teams that will now be calling Raw their home include Black and Ricochet, as well as The Usos. WWE's red brand tag team division has received some much-needed rejuvenation.


Becky Lynch's first challenger for the Raw Women's Championship has been set after Evans confirmed she will be competing on Raw in the Superstar Shake-up.

The Lady of WWE then went on to beat Natalya in a number one contender's match on the show and will now likely face Lynch for the Raw Women's title at Money in the Bank next month.


Now WWE fans wait for SmackDown to air on Tuesday night to see which superstars will be calling the blue brand their home moving forward.

Some of the early names that could be performing on SmackDown moving forward include Drew McIntyre and Braun Strowman from Raw, and possibly Kairi Sane from NXT after her call-up was seemingly accidentally spoiled by WWE through a graphic they posted on their social media.

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