WWE Monday Night RAW

Season 16 Episode 25

The Draft 2008

Aired Monday 8:00 PM Jun 23, 2008 on USA



  • Trivia

    • When Vince McMahon was doing a round of the Million Dollar giveaway, he asked Khali to dial the number. It was Vince McMahon who was dialling the number even though he talked as if it was Khali who pushed the buttons.

    • Despite Batista being drafted to the RAW roster and all transactions taking effect immediately he still was schedule to fight Edge for the World Heavy Weight Championship at Night of Champions.

    • At last year's draft, Bobby Lashley was drafted to RAW when he was the ECW champion and he was stripped from it as well. But at this draft, Kane was drafted to RAW and he got to keep the ECW championship.

    • As a result of his being drafted to Smackdown, commentator Jim Ross nearly quit over the move.

  • Quotes

  • Notes

    • Vince has a lighting fixture drooped on him at the end of RAW. This marks the second time he is injured during a draft. The other time took place last year when he was "blown up" in his limo.

    • Nielsen Rating: 3.4

      The regular two hours of Raw achieved a 3.7 Nielsen Rating.

    • From San Antonio, Texas.

    • Traded to Raw:

      Rey Mysterio
      CM Punk
      Michael Cole

      Traded to Smackdown:

      Jeff Hardy
      Jim Ross
      Mister Kennedy
      Triple H

      Traded to ECW:

      Matt Hardy

  • Allusions