We all know Cena's career. The ten WWE championship reigns and two world title reigns and being the company's face to the outside and the rest. Cena has been Mr. WWE for about 8 years now and done a commendable job carrying the company on his back. Putting asses in seats, selling merch and ppvs and drawing ratings. He does everything the company should want from him and more. Which leads us to the discussion topic of this thread. If not Cena, then who? Who would have stepped up and carried the company for ten years and possibly more? Cena debuted in 2002. In the same generation as Randy Orton and Batista, both big stars in their own rights but not as big as Mr. Hustle, Loyalty and Respect. Other guys who were active in his early days were Edge, Jeff Hardy, Kurt Angle, Bobby Lashley, Rob Van Dam and more. All talented guys but could they realistically have gotten the same results as John has produced? Discuss and elaborate on this conundrum. Could anyone else of Cena's generation have generated the results he has?