“The Rightful Heir” : Vince McMahon’s 19-Year-Old Grandson Puts Himself Over His Cousins as the “Best” Choice for WWE

Published 10/30/2023, 10:21 AM EDT

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The McMahon family has worked hard to bring WWE up to the level it currently occupies today. With the help of effective leaders such as Vince McMahon himself, the promotion has flourished. Even though WWE is under the enormous umbrella of William Morris Endeavor now, the promotion would still need a decision-maker that Shane McMahon‘s son sees in himself.

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Have we found Vince McMahon’s new heir?

Despite having two children, Mr. McMahon didn’t put his company in their hands. Instead, the businessman decided to hand over the major department of ‘creatives’ to his son-in-law, Triple H. If we consider the logic of inheritance, Paul Levesque’s eldest daughter Aurora might get to rule the wrestling promotion in the future. However, Declan McMahon thinks otherwise.


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Inheriting his father, Shane, and grandfather, Vince’s ‘blood’, Declan thinks he is the better fit to be the future of the McMahon family. When asked on Developmentally Speaking about who out of all his cousins would be the heir to the WWE throne, Declan named himself. The collegiate football player said, “Oh, probably me. I mean, the story, the story’s already written, right? I mean, the rightful heir, the good-looking — the one who looks like Vince, right?

He also tried to move Aurora out of the way as his competitor by praising himself yet again: “You know, I know Aurora, Paul’s oldest daughter, Triple H’s oldest daughter, she’s always talked about wanting to do it, but you know like in having my dad and my grandpa’s ego, I think I’d be the best.


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Written by:

Kaif Ali


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Kaif Ali is a WWE writer at EssentiallySports. He is currently pursuing a Bachelor's degree in the English language from a top university. He has been an avid fan of stars such as Seth Rollins and Roman Reigns and is also interested in what some of the big names in pro wrestling are up to beyond the ring.
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Amal Joyce




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