WWE World Heavyweight Championship
Alberto Del Rio (c) vs. Christian

Lilian Garcia did the ring introduction for challenger Christian. Alberto Del Rio cut off Lilian’s initial introduction and insisted she introduce him in Spanish. Garcia proceeded to do so getting tons of heat from the crowd in Los Angeles. The bell rings and we get a lock up with Del Rio pushing Christian to the corner. Del Rio with a headlock and hangs on when Christian tries sending him to the ropes. Christian dumps Del Rio to the outside early on. Del Rio is back up on the ring apron and Christian drops him off the top rope. Back in the ring, Del Rio catches Christian with an elbow. Del Rio is up on the top turnbuckle. Christian tries to cut him off. Del Rio counters and crotches Christian. Del Rio with a huge kick to the head and Christian falls back in the tree of woe. Del Rio lays in some boots to Christian and then connects with a big kick to the chest. On the outside, Del Rio sends Christian back first into the ring barricade area and then tosses him back in the ring. Del Rio drops Christian down on the mat face first and then works over his right shoulder using the ropes for help. Del Rio goes top rope and drops his body weight over the bad shoulder of Christian. Del Rio goes flying through the ropes to the outside when Christian moves out of the way against the ropes. Christian with a big flying splash over Del Rio on the outside to take him out.

Back in the ring, Del Rio pulls Christian down by the arm of his bad shoulder and lays in some more boots. Del Rio’s nose is busted open a bit as he eats a boot from Christian jumping off the top turnbuckle. Christian with a second rope missile dropkick that levels Del Rio. Christian throws right hands to Del Rio in the corner. Christian avoids a kick to the head from Del Rio, goes up top, jumps and connects with a cross body resulting in a close two count. Del Rio counters a Killswitch attempt. Del Rio with a backcracker on Christian when Christian is up on the second turnbuckle looking to jump back at Del Rio. Christian takes another huge kick to the head from Del Rio. Del Rio with a cover and Christian again powers out after two. Del Rio jumps from the second rope and misses with a body splash attempt. Christian is now up on the second rope and connects with a twisting flying elbow. Del Rio sends Christian to the corner hitting a few shoulder charges. Both men are up on the top turnbuckle. Christian attempts a sunset flip. Del Rio hangs on and catches Christian with a big right punch. Christian is back up with Del Rio and connects with a big huricanrana. Christian with a cover and Del Rio kicks out. Christian is going for a spear when Del Rio catches him with a big dropkick to the face. Del Rio with a cover and Christian kicks out.

Christian with a drop toe hold and uppercut combo. When Christian is returning to the ring, Del Rio catches him with another kick to the head. Del Rio covers Christian and Christian again kicks out. Del Rio is frustrated. Del Rio lowersa a knee pad, Christian counters a superkick attempt from Del Rio and catches Del Rio with a spear! Christian immediately favors his shoulder in pain. Del Rio grabs the bad arm/shoulder of Christian and goes for the arm bar. Christian is trying to prevent Del Rio from completely locking it in. Del Rio pulls back and gets the arm bar fully locked in. Christian is trying to fight out of it. Del Rio continues to pull back with force. Christian taps.

Winner and still WWE World Heavyweight Champion: Alberto Del Rio

After the match, the referee hands Alberto Del Rio the WWE World Heavyweight Championship right away. We then see highlights of the match leading to the finish. Back live, we see a shot of Del Rio and the WWE World Heavyweight Championship over his shoulder. Renee Young is in the ring looking to get a word from Del Rio. Del Rio takes the mic away and said the Mexican people need a hero to look up to. He said he can be that man, he can be that hero, your World Heavyweight Champion, Alberto Del Rio.

We see footage of Maria Menounos and Natalya defeating Brie Bella and Eva Marie earlier today at Summerslam Axxess. Back live, The Miz is with “EXTRA” host Maria Menounos. Menounos talked about the Twitter war started by The Bella Twins over the “Total Divas” show. Fandango then shows up dancing with Summer Rae. Miz dances with Menounos and walks off.

Natalya vs. Brie Bella is up next.

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