Big Show then sees Del Rio near the timekeepers area, charges, Del Rio moves and Big Show crashes through the wall. Del Rio grabs a chair and starts cracking it over the back of Big Show repeatedly. Del Rio then drops a chair over the left arm of Big Show. Back in the ring, Del Rio applies his armbar. Ricardo then starts using duct tape wrapping it around the feet of Big Show and the bottom rope. Del Rio breaks the submission and gets on his feet. Big Show is trying to sit up favoring his left arm, but is unable to. The referee starts the count and reaches 10. Del Rio retains his title.
Winner and still WWE World Heavyweight Champion: Alberto Del Rio
After the match, highlights of Alberto Del Rio dropping a chair over Big Show’s left arm and then getting a big assist from Ricardo at ringside duct taping the feet of Big Show together against the bottom rope to secure the win.
Backstage, Matt Striker is with Dolph Ziggler, AJ Lee and Big E Langston. Ziggler reveals that No. 1 and No. 2 are exactly the same thing so he is picking to enter at No. 1 tonight since he is just that. AJ runs down Striker and gets him to leave quickly. Big E Langston interviews Ziggler. Ziggler says he will do something no one else has done before – he will cash in his “Money in the Bank” briefcase, win the WWE World Heavyweight Championship, win the Royal Rumble and become the new WWE Champion to unify both titles at Wrestlemania 29.
We hear from Antonio Cesaro, The Prime Time Players, Randy Orton, John Cena, Wade Barrett, Sheamus and Ryback about the 30 Man Royal Rumble match tonight.
Highlights are shown of Antonio Cesaro defeating The Miz earlier tonight during the Royal Rumble YouTube pre-show to retain the WWE United States Championship.
* Team Hell No defending the WWE Tag Team Championships against Damien Sandow and Cody Rhodes is up next.