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Jun 17, 2020, 4:39 pm*

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Colette Bennett 

Colette Bennett

Whether you only tune in for WrestleMania once a year or can’t get by without weekly doses of the squared circle, you’re still a wrestling fan. Being one myself, I know that gatekeeping just spoils the party for everyone, so let’s chuck that idea of how much wrestling you need to watch to be a “true fan” right out the damn window. That said, if you’d like a little more wrestling in your life, you might just enjoy a subscription to WWE Network.

WWE Network is the best way to get access to WWE Pay-Per-View events, weekly shows and more. If you’re not already a convert, the news is good: You can get a month of the service free right now, which means you can watch a whole lot of wrestling without paying a dime. WWE also announced a free version of the app on June 1, which offers access to select past PPV events, original shows, and more. But to watch live weekly shows like RAW and NXT, you’ll still need the paid version of the app.

Considering WWE Network lets you stream all 14 yearly pay-per-view events at no additional cost, that’s an incredible deal. Seriously, just think about how many times you’ve paid $60 to watch one PPV. For that same amount, you’ll get a whole year of WWE Network—and access to a massive library of past events. Between NXT, RAW, and Smackdown Live you’ll be able to watch all your faves hit the mat on a weekly basis, and you’ll also get access to documentaries, reality programming like My Son/Daughter Is a WWE Superstar, and originals like Wrestlemania Rewind.

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WWE Network: How much does it cost?

  • Cost: Free-$9.99 per month (after a 30-day free trial)
  • Devices: Roku, Apple TV (4th Generation and up), Google Chromecast, Amazon Fire Stick and Fire TV, Xbox One, PS4, and iOS and Android devices

WWE Network Roster 2020

WWE’s 2020 roster features 234 stars (The McMahon family included) that appear across four different shows: Raw, SmackDown, NXT, and 205 Live. The rosters do rotate over time, but this is the comprehensive list for who to watch where this year.

WWE Raw roster

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Since its debut in 1993, WWE Raw (“the red brand”) has been the brand’s flagship show. Over its 27-year history the series has played host to some of WWE’s greatest live moments. The current roster features some terrific storylines and the excellent wrestling you’ve come to expect from WWE. Here are the stars you can expect to see when you tune in to Raw.

WWE Raw Male Wrestlers

  1. AJ Styles             
  2. Akam                   
  3. Akira Tozawa                   
  4. Aleister Black                   
  5. Andrade                             
  6. Angelo Dawkins               
  7. Bobby Lashley   
  8. Brock Lesnar       
  9. Buddy Murphy                 
  10. Cedric Alexander                            
  11. Curt Hawkins                    
  12. Drew McIntyre            
  13. EC3         
  14. Eric Young                         
  15. Erick Rowan                     
  16. Erik                      
  17. Ivar                      
  18. Humberto Carrillo                          
  19. Jey Uso              
  20. Jimmy Uso           
  21. Jinder Mahal       
  22. Karl Anderson                   
  23. Kevin Owens                    
  24. Luke Gallows                    
  25. Mojo Rawley                    
  26. Montez Ford                    
  27. No Way Jose                    
  28. Randy Orton                     
  29. Ricochet                            
  30. Rey Mysterio
  31. Rezar                   
  32. Rusev                  
  33. R-Truth               
  34. Sin Cara                             
  35. Samoa Joe                        
  36. Seth Rollins            
  37. Shelton Benjamin                           
  38. Titus O’Neil                       
  39. Zack Ryder       

WWE Raw Female Wrestlers

  1. Asuka
  2. Becky Lynch
  3. Billie Kay
  4. Charlotte Flair
  5. Kairi Sane
  6. Liv Morgan
  7. Naomi
  8. Natalya
  9. Nia Jax
  10. Peyton Royce    
  11. Ruby Riott
  12. Sarah Logan
  13. Zelina Vega

WWE SmackDown roster

SmackDown (“the blue brand”) made its debut in April 1999 on Thursdays, but later gained the nickname Friday Night SmackDown after moving to the weekend time slot. Also considered a flagship brand, SmackDown is a great show to check out if you want a weekly dose of solid wrestling

WWE SmackDown Male Wrestlers

  1. Apollo Crews
  2. Big E
  3. Big Show
  4. Bo Dallas
  5. Brock Lesnar
  6. Braun Strowman
  7. Bray Wyatt (The Fiend)
  8. Cain Velasquez
  9. Cesaro
  10. Chad Gable
  11. Curtis Axel
  12. Daniel Bryan
  13. Dash Wilder
  14. Dolph Ziggler
  15. Drake Maverick
  16. Drew Gulak
  17. Elias
  18. Gran Metalik
  19. Heath Slater
  20. Kalisto
  21. King Corbin
  22. Kofi Kingston
  23. Lince Dorado
  24. Luke Harper
  25. Mustafa Ali
  26. Otis
  27. Robert Roode
  28. Roman Reigns
  29. Sami Zayn
  30. Scott Dawson
  31. Shinsuke Nakamura
  32. Shorty G
  33. The Miz
  34. Tucker
  35. Xavier Woods

WWE SmackDown Female Wrestlers

  1. Alexa Bliss
  2. Bayley
  3. Carmella
  4. Dana Brooke
  5. Ember Moon
  6. Lacey Evans
  7. Nikki Cross
  8. Sasha Banks
  9. Sonya Deville
  10. Tamina

WWE NXT roster


NXT made its debut in 2010 and is considered the show to watch if you want to see up-and-coming wrestlers cut their teeth. Some fans openly prefer it to the brand’s flagship shows.

WWE NXT Male Wrestlers

  1. Adam Cole
  2. Bobby Fish
  3. Cezar Bononi
  4. Damian Priest
  5. Danny Burch
  6. Dominik Dijakovic
  7. Fabian Aichner
  8. Finn Balor
  9. Jaxson Ryker
  10. Johnny Gargano
  11. Keith Lee
  12. Kona Reeves
  13. Kushida
  14. Kyle O’Reilly
  15. Lio Rush
  16. Marcel Barthel
  17. Matt Riddle
  18. Raul Mendoza
  19. Riddick Moss
  20. Roderick Strong
  21. Shane Thorne
  22. Steve Cutler
  23. Tino Sabbatelli
  24. Tommaso Ciampa
  25. Velveteen Dream
  26. Wesley Blake

WWE NXT Female Wrestlers

  1. Aliyah
  2. Blance Belair
  3. Candice LeRae
  4. Dakota Kai
  5. Deonna Purrazzo
  6. Io Shirai
  7. Jessamyn Duke
  8. Kacy Catanzaro
  9. Marina Shafir
  10. Mia Yim
  11. Shayna Baszler
  12. Taynara Conti
  13. Vanessa Borne
  14. Xia Li

WWE 205 Live roster

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205 Live is much less well-known than the aforementioned shows, but if you love watching cruiserweight wrestlers twirl effortlessly through the air this is the show for you. The show debuted in 2016 and currently airs on Friday nights. There are no female wrestlers on the show, but the small list of athletes that do participate are well worth watching.

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*First Published: Jan 9, 2020, 3:19 pm