With Edge having announced his retirement on Monday’s Raw, the World Heavyweight Championship was vacated last night on SmackDown. Christian triumphed in a No. 1 Contender’s World Heavyweight Championship Battle Royal to face No. 1 contender Alberto Del Rio for the vacant World Title at Extreme Rules. The two will face off in a ladder match.
Here is the updated card for Extreme Rules on May 1:
WWE Championship Triple Threat Match
- The Miz (c) vs. R-Truth vs. John Cena
World Heavyweight Championship Ladder Match
- Christian vs. Alberto Del Rio in a ladder match.
- Jerry Lawler and Jim Ross vs. Jack Swagger and Michael Cole