2022 WWE Brand Transaction Tracker: Trades, Free Agents, More For Raw And Smackdown

Want to keep track of all the WWE trades? You're in luck. Fightful will now keep a running list here in our resources section to go along with the updated rosters, contracts and inactive lists

See the 2020 list at this link.

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2021 List


  • Sonya Deville returned to competition on January 28 on the Smackdown Brand.
  • On January 28, Big E was moved from Raw to Smackdown. No explanation was given.
  • Ronda Rousey returned at the WWE Royal Rumble. She's a free agent, but challenged for Charlotte's Smackdown Title.
  • Lita appeared at the WWE Royal Rumble as a free agent, but appeared on Raw and Smackdown.
  • Cody Rhodes returned to WWE on April 2. He'd appear on Raw & Smackdown after
  • Ezekiel, the brother of Elias, returned to WWE Raw on April 4.
  • Lacey Evans joined the Smackdown brand on April 8 after being left out of the draft pool.
  • Mustafa Ali returned to WWE on April 25 for theRaw brand after previously being drafted to Smackdown.
  • Asuka joined the Raw brand on April 25 after being left out of the draft pool.

2022 WWE Raw Call Ups

  • Tommaso Ciampa joined WWE Raw on April 11 and was renamed Ciampa.

2022 WWE Smackdown Call Ups

  • Raquel Rodriguez, Gunther and Ludwig Kaiser (the former Marcel Barthel) debuted on April 8.

2022 NXT Call Ups

2022 WWE Raw Releases

2022 Smackdown Releases

  • Cesaro's WWE contract expired in February

2022 NXT Releases

  • Danny Burch, Timothy Tatcher, Hachiman were released on January 5
  • Samoa Joe released on January 6
  • Brian Kendrick was granted his WWE release February 1
  • Nash Carter was released from WWE on April 7
  • Malcolm Bivens and Dakota Kai were released on April 29.
  • Candice LeRae's NXT contract expired on May 6.

Non-Roster releases

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