8 reasons why Rob Van Dam's return is the biggest story of the summer

At WWE Money in the Bank in Philadelphia, one of the ECW Originals will finally come home.

As revealed Sunday night at WWE Payback, Rob Van Dam is returning to WWE, and he’ll do so in the birthplace of hardcore where he’ll have a city — and, most likely, the entire WWE Universe — cheering every split-legged moonsault and Five-Star Frog Splash. Expectations couldn’t be higher for the former ECW Champion’s reemergence, and the entire WWE Universe has been buzzing since the announcement was made.

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Since WWE.com is just as fired up about RVD once again taking to the WWE skies, here are the eight biggest reasons why Van Dam’s return is the biggest story of the summer.