10 Huge Signings WWE Must Make In 2019

9. Simone Johnson

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Her name might not be familiar on first glance, but the case for WWE signing her is as simple as it gets: she's The Rock's daughter.

According to Pro Wrestling Sheet, the 17-year-old spent time training at the Performance Center earlier in 2018, with her ultimate goal being to follow her father's legendary wrestling legacy. Now she was only there on a part-time basis, but it has led to talk that Johnson could transition to a permanent role. In doing so, she'd become a fourth generation WWE Superstar, following in the footsteps of her father, granddad Rocky Johnson, and great-grandfather 'High Chief' Peter Maivia.

Nia Jax's situation proves that WWE will continually use anyone who's related to The Rock, no matter their ability level. That 'The Irresistible Force' is still so inept between the ropes will, therefore, breed a sense of trepidation among WWE fans when it comes to Simone. Regardless, who's to say she won't be a wrestling prodigy? It sounds like she already has a passion for the business, and on top of this, the family name makes her super marketable. WWE would be wise to give her a chance.

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Andy has been with WhatCulture for six years and is currently WhatCulture's Senior Wrestling Reporter. A writer, presenter, and editor with 10+ years of experience in online media, he has been a sponge for all wrestling knowledge since playing an old Royal Rumble 1992 VHS to ruin in his childhood. Having previously worked for Bleacher Report, Andy specialises in short and long-form writing, video presenting, voiceover acting, and editing, all characterised by expert wrestling knowledge and commentary. Andy is as much a fan of 1985 Jim Crockett Promotions as he is present-day AEW and WWE - just don't make him choose between the two.