5 dream opponents for Rob Van Dam

The days are dwindling until Rob Van Dam makes his return at WWE Money in the Bank, in the very same city where the former WWE Champion cut his teeth in the grit and grime of South Philly’s ECW Arena. What Mr. Pay-Per-View’s future holds now that he's back under the WWE banner is pure speculation at this point; aside from an opportunity to win the Money in the Bank All-Stars Ladder Match, RVD’s goals remain a mystery. And that’s where it gets so exciting.

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With the landscape of WWE having changed considerably since he last nailed a Five-Star Frog Splash, the playing field is wide open for potential opponents that will challenge RVD – and the WWE Universe – in ways never before seen. So, before the curtain rises once more on The Whole Dam Show, WWE.com takes a look at five potential players set to take the stage as its foil.