Rob Van Dam's 10 greatest rivalries

Rob Van Dam's 10 greatest rivalries

Laid back and characteristically easygoing, Rob Van Dam seldom gives off a hostile vibe, but as fans have come to appreciate for nearly two decades, there’s a fire inside Mr. Monday Night that burns brightest when he’s pushed to his limits by a worthy opponent. However, given the Original ECW icon’s aesthetic athletics  and awe-inspiring aerial abilities, the list of those who have attempted to match RVD  move-for-move is a short one, comprised of some of the most innovative and skilled warriors to set foot inside a wrestling ring.

Just as steel sharpens steel, RVD has been refined by those who have challenged him physically and psychologically. But which of Van Dam’s classic rivalries truly defines his career, proving irrefutably that the Battle Creek, Mich., native is simply “One of a Kind”?