In terms of John Cena's latest World Heavyweight Championship reign, the more barbarians charging the gate, the better.
It's clear that Alberto Del Rio is getting a rematch with Cena and that Damien Sandow, despite failing to successfully cash in his Money in the Bank contract, will be a major player in the world title scene. Beyond those two, who else on the WWE roster would make a worthy challenger?
Two currently inactive Superstars, a monster on the rise and a former Cena rival, comprise the list of potential dark-horse candidates.
Factoring in what makes them more of a long shot than Del Rio and Sandow, such as injuries or inexperience, here's a look at five Superstars who would make compelling foes for Cena.